In this episode of Hand Cutting Dovetails series, Ernie shows you 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.
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.