Tag Archives: Dovetails

Manageable One Hour Chunks

On the ride home from WIA, I told Brian I wanted to tackle the dresser with ernest and maybe get it done before Christmas. I set a goal of fine tuning and gluing up one of the seven drawers per … Continue reading

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Resource Sharing

The architects of the early ARPAnet likely didn’t anticipate the negativity of YouTube trolls or the Yik Yak hate speech fueling a raging race fire. However, I’d like to think in the deep recesses of their minds they dreamt about seemingly abstract entities, with avatars … Continue reading

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Revisiting an Old Friend

If you’re new to this blog, then you may not have heard the saga that is The Dresser. You might’ve seen it in the background of nearly every picture since April of 2014. For the past six months I’ve been picking away … Continue reading

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Half Way Done

Travel, family, and laziness have conspired together to keep me out of the shop but not before I completed the back of drawers five, six, and seven. The quality defintitely got better as things went on. Take a look at drawer … Continue reading

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Drawers Four and Five

Don’t fret, these posts are coming to a close and my joints are getting tighter. Plus the time to put them together is becoming less and less. I’m learning to despise the lumber dealer who convinced me “brown” maple was … Continue reading

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Drawer Three…Getting There

Drawer three is where I started to tweak my approach. I left a sizable amount of material between my pin markings and my actual saw cut. This goes against everything I’ve read from Cosman and Schwarz but my initial results … Continue reading

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Drawer two…meh

I finished cutting the dovetails for drawer two and I’m not overly happy. I guess I’m at one of those stages in the craft where I’m pushing myself because I truly think these two drawers kinda suck. They’ll either be … Continue reading

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