Mastery of hand cut dovetails

How awesome are your handcut dovetails.

  • Achieve flawless mastery every time

    Votes: 1 2.4%
  • Manage to get them to come out sometimes

    Votes: 11 26.8%
  • Managed to make a perfect set once, never repeated

    Votes: 3 7.3%
  • They look ok after shims and gap filling

    Votes: 6 14.6%
  • Well at least they're sturdy

    Votes: 3 7.3%
  • An angry beaver appears to have attacked my work

    Votes: 2 4.9%
  • This is something I'd like to attempt someday

    Votes: 9 22.0%
  • Doing this appears to be a new level of insanity, not for me

    Votes: 6 14.6%

  • Total voters

Tom Bussey

Nashua Iowa
I can cut them when I have to, sawing is not a problem it is removing the waist that I dislike. Usually I do my through dove tails on a table saw and use a bandsaw to remove the waist.