Teach yourself how to make dove-tail joints

Teach yourself how to make dove-tail joints
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A finished dovetail joint.

Dovetailed woodworking joints on a Romanian church.

A dovetail joint or simply dovetail is a joinery technique most commonly used in woodworking joinery (carpentry) including furniture, cabinets.

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Teach yourself how to make a dove-tail joint, and then use it to help make a plastic vermiculture bin

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The number of tapered cuts!.

Super craftsmanship.

Amazing :heart_eyes: @punkish …is there any reason they are called dove tail joints ?

see dovetail | Origin and meaning of dovetail by Online Etymology Dictionary

Could it be because they resemble the fan shape of a dove’s tail? There might be more complicated answers, but occasionally the simple one works reasonably well.

Be that as it may.

Here’s a question: how was the pair of dove tail joints created to join the two pieces of wood sketched in the picture (first time I’m trying to upload a picture, hope it works correctly)?

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The invisible side would hold the clues.

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perhaps an impossible object, perhaps not. Here is the only possible solution I can think of

dovetail

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As Sherlock Holmes was quoted to say, when you have eliminated the impossible… Whatever remains must be the truth

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Did someone say dovetail joints!

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