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The 3 Minute Dovetail Challenge

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 7:13pm
  To watch the full video, you will have to find it. It is Easter weekend after all. It shouldn’t be too hard… Happy hunting! Seven months ago I got a little hooked on cutting fast dovetails. You may think it’s silly, but it’s no different that racing the 1/4 mile or timing how fast […]
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Consider pins first with a withering eye

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 9:52pm
You are not getting any younger. Unlike myself who is ageless and perfect, you are getting older with every word you are reading. And so, I don’t want to waste anyone’s time with same old arguments in pins vs tails. Actually that’s not true. Although whenever I’m looking to make a dovetail look or fit […]
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Oil vs. Water Stones. One Year Later.

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:58pm
  Beyond all things in woodworking, sharp is king. If it’s not sharp it doesn’t matter, and anything that can’t make it sharp is not worth your time. If you are new to sharpening, stick with what you have unless it really doesn’t work. I’ve noticed over the past few years, that a number of […]
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5 Dovetail Techniques and Tools You Don’t Really Need. 

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 8:28pm
As the Undisputed Dovetail World Champion, I feel that I have a duty to give back of myself to the dovetail world. It’s the least I can do to with the position I now hold. Ha, ha. Ya right.  Just as soon as I’ve finished getting my nails done. Really I’m just thinking back to […]
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