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Forum topic by JADobson posted 08-29-2013 03:47 PM 1708 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JADobson

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08-29-2013 03:47 PM

Scariest Dovetails I’ve ever seen:
http://youtu.be/dyXFE_biEwc

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany


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#1 posted 08-29-2013 03:55 PM

That video is hilarious, I love the description, ”..., of Stockroom supply creates exquisite dovetails with a innovative Canadian table/chainsaw.” .... And then his comment about tearout, classic!

Have you seen his video of turning on his “150 HP” lathe?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4qB6n1cm04

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#2 posted 08-29-2013 04:08 PM

“Boy that cuts smooth!”

I think just as amusing as the video is the number of commenters on YouTube that don’t seem to realize this is a joke…

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JADobson

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#3 posted 08-29-2013 04:29 PM

The lathe video is great too. I hadn’t read the comments. How could anyone think that this isn’t a joke?

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany

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#4 posted 08-29-2013 05:08 PM

Hilarious. A little sanding will take care of that tear out ;-)

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#5 posted 08-29-2013 05:26 PM

I would like to see him cut the other side and fit them together.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#6 posted 08-30-2013 02:40 PM

So what do you figure he’d use for a sander? My money is on an angle grinder with sandpaper glued to the grinding wheel. Anyone with a chain mortiser should get some ideas! I actually have cut dovetails in sawmill slabs with a chain saw, though not with his precision.

-- Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

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#7 posted 08-30-2013 05:36 PM

take off, eh!

he’s such a hose head :^)

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#8 posted 08-30-2013 05:39 PM

I’ve done a little chatting with The Crazy Canadian and he’s a nice guy. I even had him on Blue Collar Woodworking once. I wish he’d do some new videos!

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#9 posted 08-30-2013 05:44 PM

That guy is the best.

I will confess that I would be pretty scared within a stone’s throw of his dovetailing apparatus.

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#10 posted 08-30-2013 06:08 PM

Other than the fact that he needs to set that chain at a 90% angle to the wood, I think it might work, but
I do not want to duplicate it.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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