Tag Archives: dovetails

Essential Tools (to Me), Part 2: The Dovetail Saw

I don’t have a favorite tool. I really don’t. My “favorite” tool is whichever well-made, ergonomic tool will do the job I need to get done at the moment. But if I had to pick one, favorite tool out of … Continue reading

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On Failure

Every time a new woodworking magazine shows up in my mailbox, I am dazzled by a wide array of projects and techniques that promise to take my woodworking skills to the next level.  Yet there’s something missing in the usual … Continue reading

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Back to School Project: Pencil Boxes

It's almost time for school to start, and my kids needed new pencil boxes. I built them each a new pencil box using salvaged lumber and traditional joinery. Continue reading

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Tool Chest: Lid, Skirt, and Dust Seal

After building the guts of my tool chest, it’s time to work on the visible parts again. The Skirt Finally, I get to do some dovetailing in this project. The skirt is dovetailed around the bottom of the carcase. I … Continue reading

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