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Blog entry by che posted 08-23-2007 06:30 PM 1590 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch


I recently got “Hand-Cut Dovetails” with Rob Cosman and started practicing. This is the first attempt which is now a baby toy (no lead).
Lessons learned. The stock is 1/4” thick. I think thicker material (3/4”) would be easier.

-- Che.

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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 08-23-2007 07:00 PM

That’s a great start,Che. There is an article in this month’s FWW on joints. It had some info that I hadn’t thought about much. some really good trick to perfect dovetails and other joints. Keep up the good work.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#2 posted 08-23-2007 07:20 PM

looks great to me!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#3 posted 08-23-2007 07:52 PM

Rob is a great DVD teacher and an excellent in person teacher. You are off to a great start if that’s your first attempt. I don’t think I cut a good joint until I was well into my 20th attempt. Great job!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 08-24-2007 05:39 AM

Heck I am still trying to master the finger joint. Great work.

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