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I have been thinking about buying the Veritas Dovetail Saw Guides. Has anyone used them?
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#1 posted 06-19-2008 07:16 AM
Have you played around cutting them without the guide? A bit of practice, and you may surprise yourself!
-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA
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#2 posted 06-19-2008 10:21 AM
It’s my philosophy as a hand tools guy to strive to work without jigs as much as possible. I don’t mean to sound snooty – if you see my work you’ll see that I have no room for snootiness! Just my own personal goal. I see this Veritas thing as a way to get hand tools guys as jazzed about jigs as power tools users are, and to make some money off of that jig craziness.
-- Eric at https://adventuresinwoodworking.wordpress.com/
#3 posted 06-19-2008 03:35 PM
Thanks for your comments. I do cut them free hand and it is getting better everytime. I just thought that it may speed up the process.I have to admit that dovetail cutting is the most enjoyable part of woodworking.
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#4 posted 06-20-2008 03:44 AM
I have used them off and on for a few years. They work good and may help develop a routine that will help when going without them.
-- WOOD/DON (...one has the right to ones opinion but not the right to ones own facts...)
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