T Dovetail Joint

By Stilwell | Created June 12th, 2019 | Published June 12th, 2019 | Updated August 2nd, 2019

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A shouldered dovetail to easily add strength and style to your project. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOP1jNcDov0&feature=youtu.be

20 min

Intermediate

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Category

Joinery

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-1” x 1” solid wood (adjust for your material dimensions as needed) -wood glue -sandpaper
-Shaper Origin -1/8” endmill cutter with 1” length of cut -milling tools (jointer, planer, etc.) -Sander
-There are many different cut paths close together in this project. Be sure to use the appropriate depth for each path. Negative Side: Divide depths appropriately to your material thickness (1” in this case). -1st path (dovetail shape) -1/2” deep -2nd path -3/4” deep -3rd path -1” depth Positive Side: -1st path (shoulder) -1/4” deep -2nd path (2nd shoulder) -1/2” deep -3rd path (dovetail) -1” deep

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