PROJECT: Dovetailed Whiskey Cabinet
Hand tool woodworking gets a workout in this liquor storage cabinet featuring hand-cut dovetails.
How to Handcut Dovetail Joints
Learn this simple process for making handcut dovetails joints.
VIDEO: Half-Blind Dovetails Overview
The half-blind dovetail is a used when you do not want to see the dovetail joint exposed on one surface, such as the front face of a drawer. Learn how to properly construct a drawer with half-blind dovetails.
VIDEO: Half-Blind Dovetails – Cutting the Pins
How to mark drawer parts for half-blind dovetails. You’ll learn how mark the depth of the dovetails and lay out the pins for both the front and back of the drawer box.
VIDEO: Half-Blind Dovetails – Sawing Tail Sockets
In this episode of Hand Cutting Dovetails series, Ernie continues his lesson about how to make drawers using half-blind dovetails.
VIDEO: Half-Blind Dovetail Assembly
In this episode of Hand Cutting Dovetails series, Ernie continues his lesson about how to make drawers using half-blind dovetails. You’ll learn how to glue together the drawer parts. Ernie prefers to apply hide glue to the pins and sockets to act as a lubricant when fitting the drawer parts and to secure the drawer parts.
VIDEO: Introduction to Hand Cutting Dovetail Series
The dovetail may be the most iconic joint in woodworking. In this premium video series, Ernie Conover demonstrates how to lay out, cut, and assemble the most popular types of dovetail joints.