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How to Make Decorative Dovetail Joints

Like lap joining, dovetail joining holds two pieces of wood together to act as one piece. Use these step-by-step instructions to learn ...

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Top 8 Dovetails Projects

  1. 1. Leigh Dovetail Jig (01:11)

    Leigh Super Jigs offer extraordinary jointmaking capability.

  2. 2. Hoffmann Dovetail Router (01:32)

    This router is equipped with a high-speed motor and a 45-degree fenceplate.

  3. 3. Woodworking (20:00)

    Chris Grundy discovers cool woodworking tools and a fast-carving chisel.

  4. 4. Metal-Cutting Tools

    This DIY guide explains how the right tools can make cutting through metal a whole lot easier.

  5. 5. How to Make Dovetail Joints

    These step-by-step instructions explain how to make dovetail joints for a project by using various templates and a dovetail jig.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. Porter Cable Omnijig (03:19)

    This jig makes custom dovetail joinery easy for any woodworker.

  7. 7. Dovetail Techniques

    A special dovetail machine can guide a router to make perfect dovetail cuts in wood. Here's how to use a dovetail machine to create a d...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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