- Product # 067126
- Type Video download
- ISBN 978-1-60085-816-1
- Length 36
- Published Date 2012
Learn dovetail techniques from a pro. Veteran furniture maker Stephen Hammer demonstrates five techniques every woodworker needs to know in Fine Woodworking’s Dovetails, a download that includes a BONUS SketchUpPlan.
Watch an expert at work. This instructional video shows you how to use hand and power tools to make handsome, tight-fitting joints quickly and accurately. It also takes you step by step through the process of laying out, cutting, and assembling intricate dovetails.
Master the art and craft of five dovetails. In about a half hour, you will be introduced to five different techniques for building joinery that is solid and strong, including:
- Easier through-dovetails
- Half-blind dovetails in half the time
- Decorative through-dovetails
- Curved through-dovetails
- Curved half-blind dovetails
Turning good craftsmen into great ones. Dovetails is a must for woodworkers who want to refine their skills and build furniture that’s beautiful and stands the test of time.
About the Author
Stephen Hammer studied at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, and operates his own shop, turning out high-end furniture and cabinetry. He resides in Connecticut.
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