LumberJocks

Inlaid dovetails - Part 3, The Finale

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by Al Navas posted 2458 days ago 1309 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Al Navas's profile

Al Navas

305 posts in 2473 days


2458 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: inlaid dovetails d4 leigh jig joinery contrast sycamore walnut

I just posted this last episode this morning. I hope you know where to find it. Thanks for looking!

P.S.: In case you don’t know where to look: http://blog.sandal-woods.com

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com


8 replies so far

View mot's profile

mot

4911 posts in 2635 days


#1 posted 2458 days ago

Hey, nice conclusion to the series. Your presentation is in a form that speaks to everybody. Thanks for taking the time!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

View mot's profile

mot

4911 posts in 2635 days


#2 posted 2457 days ago

Also, Al, thanks for addressing the issue of blowout of the inlaid wood. My first stab at these joint resulted in the same thing. I’ve used them a few times and still will get the occasional ruined joint. The tip using the tenoning jig is a great one. It’s a good idea, I think, if one makes many of these joints that they at least make a tenoning jig for safety. Great video series.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

View Al Navas's profile

Al Navas

305 posts in 2473 days


#3 posted 2457 days ago

Thanks, Tom! I appreciate your feedback.

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

View dalec's profile

dalec

613 posts in 2487 days


#4 posted 2457 days ago

Thanks Al.

I am in awe of the work LBs and others are doing. In my view inlays are synomous with delicacy in wood working. Thanks for giving me a view into how it is done and just how delicate this work is. I really appreciate you leaving in the “blow out”. It just speaks to things not always going perfectly, but also allow me to see how you were able to redo the work with little loss in material.

Great video.

Dalec

View Al Navas's profile

Al Navas

305 posts in 2473 days


#5 posted 2450 days ago

Glad you liked it, Dale! Thanks for the feedback.

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

View CharlesNeil's profile

CharlesNeil

1113 posts in 2469 days


#6 posted 2448 days ago

A superb job my friend, very impressive

View Betsy's profile

Betsy

2913 posts in 2494 days


#7 posted 2448 days ago

Al – I am so far away from doing this type of work, but I have watched your series with interest. I’ve picked up a few things along the way and have enjoyed watching you make wood work this beautifully.

I look forward to furture videos from you.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

View Al Navas's profile

Al Navas

305 posts in 2473 days


#8 posted 2445 days ago

Thanks, Charles and Betsy!

I am just now getting back in here, after finishing my latest: Designing and building a bread box, as a Christmas gift for our daughter. You can view two short videos: The first, 33 seconds, on the features of the box, and the second, 10-minute 17 seconds, on the “build”, or design phase I went through using a computer program.

Thanks again, friends!

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase