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Posted on Help with half blind dovetails and Drawer construction - Incra System

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#1 posted 01-15-2014 08:14 PM

Half-blind tails extend around 2/3rds into the face board on drawers; the third that is not cut to accept the tails is the distance to be subtracted from the length of the drawer’s sides. A way to make this happen is to complete the half-blind joints then cut the sides to the desired length from the back end afterward.

But that’s input from a one that does it with hand tools and doesn’t measure much of anything at all; your mileage (and preferred practice) will vary.

A look at the process I’ve used is here and here.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --


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