Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Dovetails From Virginia
Here are some shots of a dovetailed box made by Bill in Virginia using my magnetic guide.
He is delighted with the results, a big improvement on his free hand attempts. He is also a very nice man and I'm happy to have been of help.
The wooden hinges are a nice little touch. Bill says he's been dovetailing like a mad man so I think they'll be more to come!
As an up date to my post on this complicated joint I've been informed by a friend of mine this looks like a showcase joint, as in a showcase cabinet with glass panels. This explains the need for the corners to be as strong as possible. The joint is shown in detail on page 210 of Ernest Joyce s .