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Forum topic by bruc101 posted 06-20-2021 03:55 PM 276 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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bruc101

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06-20-2021 03:55 PM

At my age and cutting a lot of dovetails, this guy may be on to something. I tried this once on some red oak and it didn’t work out to well for me. It could have just been me,.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx4MVGdujCM

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#1 posted 06-20-2021 05:09 PM

When you count setup time for the router, not much advantage if you have a good fretsaw and know how to use it.
…. but it does seem to work for him on large dovetails.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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