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. In this episode of Hand Cutting Dovetails series, Ernie shows you how to properly construct a drawer with half-blind dovetails.
The dovetail may be the most iconic joint in woodworking. It is the perfect marriage of form and function – both strong and attractive. In this series, Ernie Conover clearly demonstrates how to lay out, cut, and assemble the most popular types of dovetail joints.