Compound Dovetails

A Review of Compound Angle Butt Joints Essentially what I cover with compound angle butt joints in this Office Hours is the same as what I covered in the lesson in Semester 4...to some extent.…

Angled Butt Joints Are the Key Hand tools are wonderful because they make angles irrelevant. Simple, compound, multi-dimensional, it doesn't matter what the angle its still a line to be cut to. This sliding dovetail…

In this installment, I'm going to build the drawer and the web frame to support it. Normally this is a pretty straightforward exercise that we have seen many times in previous projects. This time however,…

  Time to build the drawer and the tray then finish off with the workbench top. If your compound dovetail technique isn't honed by now, building the drawer to precisely fit the case will sharpen…

  Have you gotten enough practice on those scary compound dovetails yet? Time to put it to the test and build the carcass of the tool box. This video tackles some interesting challenges in joinery…

Practice Your Skills by Making a Compound Dovetailed Box This little box may be a bit too pretty to be filled with nails but that may have something to do with making it out of…

Here it is, the long awaited lesson on compound dovetails! Cutting dovetails out of the perfect 90 degree plane gives you a huge confidence boost and you suddenly realize that no design is out of…