Woodworker's Guide to Dovetails : How to Make the Essential Joint by Hand or Machine (Paperback)

Author: Conover, Ernie

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"Dovetails-the hallmark of fine furniture-are finally demystified! Superb!" -Scott Phillips, host, The American Woodshop on PBS televisionThe dovetail-the cabinetmaker's joint for making boxes, cabinets, chests, bureaus, and drawers-is the subject of this crafter's companion. A hallmark of fine furniture, this reference lays out, in a straightforward and accessible manner, the efficient and effective methods for cutting full, half-blind, and through dovetails by using hand tools. Upon mastering the basics and gaining an understanding of how this workhorse joint performs, this study introduces the many popular router-drive jigs available on the market today, including the Leigh, Keller, Omni, WoodRat, Incra, Akeda, Sears, and Powermatic jigs. With step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to master the secrets to making a dovetail, this manual is an ideal handbook for anyone wanting to master the secrets to making a dovetail.Ernie Conover is a professional woodworker and the author of The Lathe Book, The Router Table Book, Turn a Bowl, and Turning for Furniture. He teaches and provides academic oversight at Conover Workshops-a craft school founded by the Conover family. He lives in Parkman, Ohio.


Publisher Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9781565233874
SKU 211075471
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1565233875
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0165
Publisher Fox Chapel Publishing
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