MWWS Week 3 MWWS Week 3

Dovetail Jig

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Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

Jim has been a woodworker for over 50 years and has worked for WOOD Magazine as a contributing craftsman since 1996. In addition to writing articles for the magazine and teaching at the annual Weekend With WOOD since it’s inception, Jim represents WOOD at national events which include touring with The Woodworking Shows. He also produces a variety of technique videos from his shop in North Carolina. Jim’s favorite projects are those he makes for friends and family and currently has a list of requests that should last a lifetime.

I’ve long felt that a dovetail joint is a mark of craftsmanship. This joint is easy to make using a standard dovetail jig. I’ll show you how to set it up including the tips and techniques needed to produce this beautiful and strong classic joint.