Hand Cut Dovetails | The Quick and Dirty Version

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Fast paced step-by-step how-to on cutting dovetails. If you don’t cut dovetails very often and need a quick refresher than this is the tutorial for you.

If you’ve never cut dovetails than start here:
Dovetail Tips and Tricks: //youtu.be/i8KPSNcpQjU

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Comments

diowk says:

how can you own a $200 fret saw and still think its called a coping saw?

Barking Shark says:

David Barron has a jig similar…He does superior work. Thanks for the video

Or0s says:

In the good ol' 419

Brady Rushing says:

Good video on Dovetails … The dividers set-up was well done.Thanks

Rational Viking says:

you make it look so easy haha

Mark Holmberg says:

You forgot to mention not to go into your neighbors yard.

Zac Fabrizio says:

What did you use To help you cut the angles of the dovetail

markspc1 says:

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Published on Jul 27, 2017
Dave you are little bit too slow, he-he, the jig is slowing you down, look at this vid for a 3-Minute Dovetails
//www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFqY73lelq8

grim8118 says:

Using a coping saw is pretty pointless. Just use a chisel because you're going to remove it exactly the same. I would only use a coping saw if you had fairly large dovetails.

LordSear1982 says:

Very good demonstration!

Philip Quinn says:

I'll never get tired of watching dovetails videos, do a bandsaw version please

ken beattie says:

So the hard part is planning/layout, and all the rest is de tails… And pins. Love the explanation, Dave.

Whiskey Wood Creations says:

Awesome quick rundown David, good insights man! Cheers

meathelmet41 says:

Oh well off to a Mudhens game instead

Briar Fox says:

I use the DR4 Pro. Yes. I spent a lot of money but it kicks ass. I love it!

CaesarTheCzar says:

For building a wooden toolbox that would most likely have to withstand the Texas heat, what would be the best way to joint it? I was told to try biscuits. Think that might work?

meathelmet41 says:

Any meet and greets in the near future? I need an excuse to go out for a cold one and I live in the 419.

D Gramsz says:

Which jig was used? 6:1 or 8:1 in the video?

Sebastiaan Mollema says:

All the important steps are there, even with or without the jig!

Thomas Babcock says:

Have not tried dovetails yet.

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