How To Cut a Lapped Dovetail Joint

In this video, I show you how to cut a Lapped Dovetail entirely by hand. This joint is perfect when you want to mechanical strength of a dovetail, but don't necessarily want endgrain showing. Drawer front being a great example of this.

This lessons objectives:

  • How to mark out the joint
  • How to cut to a line
  • How to refine the joint
  • How to clamp the joint

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