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Forum topic by moshel posted 08-25-2011 10:38 AM 1559 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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moshel

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08-25-2011 10:38 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

this is so funny I had to share it with you guys:
http://www.richardshed.com/product/dovetail

now you can make your ugly butt joint look professional in 2 seconds!!!!!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...


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#1 posted 08-25-2011 10:50 AM

Good idea but clearly those fellows aren’t connoisseurs or even members of the cognoscenti or they would have made small pins and big tails.
Philip, with dovetail in cheek.
P.S: which did they print first-tails or pins?

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#2 posted 08-25-2011 11:00 AM

I nearly fell of my chair…
BTW Moshe.. we will be in ChCh early October…

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#3 posted 08-25-2011 11:16 AM

Alas, i’ll be away during most of October…. bad luck!!!!!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#4 posted 08-25-2011 11:23 AM

If it wasn’t funny it would be sad

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#5 posted 08-25-2011 11:30 AM

its not that bad… don’t be sad! I can understand where they are coming from. they also have another tape:

it was an experiment with how the structural details change people perception of a furniture.

still, even though its real, I laughed for 10 minutes.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#6 posted 08-25-2011 11:51 AM

This will be a big timesaver for me…
I was gettin’ tired of carefully painting my dovetails.

Best,
Peter

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#7 posted 08-25-2011 11:52 AM

now I don´t have to make so many fires to burn all my scrapped box´s….LOL
do you think they will come up with an angle that is always make the box
looking 90 degreee all around nomatter how bad I have made them :-)

thank´s for the smile

Dennis

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#8 posted 08-25-2011 11:54 AM

they should make one with splines!!!! will save heaps of work!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#9 posted 08-25-2011 11:56 AM

Peter, I just had this hilarious visual of you sitting and carefully painting end grain on each pin…

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#10 posted 08-25-2011 11:59 AM

LOL. Whatever next!

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#11 posted 08-25-2011 12:54 PM

Does it come in size ‘large’ for log homes? Sooo much easier this way.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#12 posted 08-25-2011 02:22 PM

Maybe if the artist who did the artwork for the tape had ever looked at a real dovetail he/she might have noticed the grain should match from one pin (or tail) to the next. Well, unless the drawer sides are glueups.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

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#13 posted 08-25-2011 02:27 PM

you all crack me up! extra funny points to Phillip and Peter!

-- StevieP ~ Micheal Tompkins - you were not here on earth long but left a giant mark on us. RIP Brother

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#14 posted 08-25-2011 03:44 PM

I love it. Thanks for posting it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 08-25-2011 05:33 PM

Philip: “P.S: which did they print first-tails or pins?”

I think to satisfy more refined tastes the dovetail tape should come in two separate strips: pins and tails. This way a picky woodworker could decide for himself which one to do first.

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