Jefferson Swivel and Secretary

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Hand-cutting a Dovetail Drawer Parts 1& 2


        Here is a video on cutting all the dovetails in a drawer. It goes through all the steps I use to make a  complete drawer with hand tools only (except cutting stock to length and width), from layout to cutting and chopping to using a Stanley #45 hand plane to cut the grooves in the drawer front and sides, plus chamfering the solid wood drawer bottom with a rabbeting plane.

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