Rounded dove tails

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Forum topic by williams posted 1632 days ago 671 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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I there such a thing as “rounded” dove tail joints. I know does not make sense, but not sure how to explain. Like the joints between rubber floor tiles. Maybe duck butt joint is more like it? Like

-- William, Brighton, MI

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#1 posted 1632 days ago

Something like this? At school we make rounded dovetails with a CNC program.

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#2 posted 1632 days ago

There also this, which looks similar to what cstrang suggested.

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#3 posted 1632 days ago

Yes there are. Most of the early router dovetail jigs would only cut round dovetails.. I have never known of anyone hand making them. Most production furnature that has dovetail drawers have round pins and tails.

-- Nils, So. Central MI. Wood is honest.Take the effort to understand what it has to tell you before you try to change it.

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#4 posted 1632 days ago

Thanks. I guess I meant the router bit itself, so I could use an Incra fence on a table to make them. Not a straight bit with a jig – although some of those look interesting.

-- William, Brighton, MI

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