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Forum topic by langski93 posted 02-01-2016 12:12 AM 528 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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02-01-2016 12:12 AM

Topic tags/keywords: joining sliding dovetail technique jig tip

Hey LJ’s,

I am looking for a good site or youTube video on cutting sliding dovetails. I intend to use non-powered hand tools. Tommy Mac showed instructions for a small ramp fixture for cutting tails for the face of the drawer dividers on his toolbox, but I wonder if someone has developed the technique beyond that. There may also be other techniques that I am unaware of. All help, advice, links, references and encouragement appreciated.

-- Langski, New Hampshire

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#1 posted 02-01-2016 12:40 AM

One of the best I’ve seen is on the Heritage WW’ing on

I think angle block is probably the best way to go on the show surface.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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