Perfect dovetail joints are a thing of beauty. They’re also mighty strong and hard to make well.
The most basic dovetail joint is called the through dovetail. It’s generally used to join together two pieces of wood at a right angle. You’ll find them in drawers, boxes, chests and the like.
Creating a through dovetail by hand requires patience and skill. In the above video, woodworking expert Paul Sellers guides you through the process from start to finish and shares some of the tips he’s learned from working with wood for over fifty years.
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