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brunob

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2414 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: dovetail template calculator

Not sure if everyone knows about this site already but I came across it on another list yesterday. For anyone hand cutting dovetails, it seems great. I tried it last night and it was helpful. You can print out a template for any size lumber and any size dovetail and simply attach it to the board. Check the site.
There are also several other calculations like stairs, roofs etc.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.


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Bill

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#1 posted 2414 days ago

Interesting site. I will have to look at it again when I have more time. Thanks for the link.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#2 posted 2414 days ago

Nice find Bruce. I’ll add that site to my woodworking favorites. Just keep in mind that home printers don’t always print at 100%. Double check the printouts before placing on your piece – you might find that you need to set your print settings to 102% like my printer.

-- Jeff G, North Syracuse, NY

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#3 posted 2414 days ago

Handy. Thanks for the link!

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brunob

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#4 posted 2414 days ago

I found that if I copied the template and pasted it into a word document the dimension on the printing was perfect.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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