How to Cut a PERFECT Dovetail Joint

In this video, I show you how to cut a Dovetail Joint entirely by hand. It's a difficult one to get right, however there are a few tricks, tips and techniques that can be very beneficial while cutting this joint.

This lessons objectives:

  • To produce an extremely sharp plane blade
  • How and when to produce a cambered blade
  • How to maintain blade sharpness
  • To confidently choose a sharpening setup unique to you.

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If you're still struggling with getting this joint right, have a look at this video where I share 5 tips to instantly improve your dovetails. Also, if you want to know what my Five Favorite Tools for Hand Cut Joinery are, have a look at this video!

One Comment

  • Hey Matt,
    There might be something wrong here…
    The objectives are from sharpening?

    Best regards!


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