The Through Dovetail
with David Charlesworth
Dovetails are a fascinating form of joinery with numerous variations. In this video, David Charlesworth focuses on various methods and techniques to create the traditional through dovetail.
David shares how to best prepare and mark the wood to set you up for better fitting joints. See how a few simple jigs and fixtures can help you throughout the dovetailing process. You will also learn the critical areas to check and how to correct common errors as they arise. David explores the subject in depth, offering a level of insight even seasoned dovetailers will appreciate.
David Charlesworth has taught woodworking since 1973 and is widely respected in England as a writer for Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine. His specialty is getting the most out of hand tools in precise and original ways.