Step 3: Cut joints

I then labeled up which pieces were next to each other...it can get pretty confusing so it's good idea to mark, cut, and glue one block at a time.

Then I set up the dovetail jig, testing and tweaking it with some offcuts until the joints are coming out just right. I chose to use 6mm dovetails.

*UPDATE* dovetails are a bit over the top, you can get away with just rebating each edge 6mm and doing a rabbit joint with some pins, glue, and plenty of clamps. */UPDATE*

Then a long day of cutting joints! Make sure you're fully covered in your PPE, as this stage is very dusty...and MDF dust is nasty stuff.
What spray paint did you use? Where did you buy them?
<p>Thats impressive...</p>
<p>Its nice :)<br></p>
<p>Sensational looking...!!</p>
<p>Really nice!!</p>
<p>outstanding :)</p>
<p>Really nice!!</p>
Can I order this? I wished I have the skills in making something like this.
<p>Very good Instructable!!!</p>
<p>Do you know what exact brands and colors of spray paint you used?</p>
<p>Its great :)</p>
<p>Putting a square block right on top of that hole at the top would really drive people crazy. I think I might do it :D</p>
<p>What are dovetails?? Never heard about that. Cool project though! I like it:)</p>
Really nice!!
<p>Be sure to screw them together and screw them into the wall.</p><p>You wouldnt want it to fall over</p>
<p>Great! If all possible, where can I get the autocad files? Chris</p>
<p>A very well documented, commented and photoed Instructable! The geek in me loves the way the Tetris pieces stack together, and the CDs storage part looks so good! I'd love to give something like this a go sometime, but until then, great job introducing, recording and explaining the steps!</p>
<p>Wouldn't the shelves be some what unstable because they're just stacked on top of each other? If one shelf at the top had more weight on it then the ones at the bottom wouldn't it fall off? </p>
<p>Thats fabulous</p>
<p>I want now :D... Just droped you an email requesting a quote. I dont really have the needed tools to do it myself lol</p>
<p>Its exceptional</p>
<p>Its exceptional</p>
<p>Its exceptional</p>
<p>Thats fabulous</p>
<p>Thats exceptional</p>
<p>Thats astounding</p>
<p>Its spectacular</p>
<p>Its phenomenal</p>
<p><br>Its breathtaking :)<br></p>
<p>Thats exceptional...</p>
<p><br><br>Thats calme</p>
<p>Awesome project! Looks like I will be making a set. One question, I didn't see any dovetails, did you mean rabbet's?</p>
<p><br>Thats great</p>
<p>Thats useful...</p>

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