Five Minute Dovetail

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Want to get your handskills soaring?


Peter Young is your personal trainer in this video as shows you an easy and stress free exercise to build your dovetailing skills.

Just to make it even easier, here are the steps to follow:

1. Mark the shoulders

2. Freehand cut tail

3. Cut shoulders

4. Transfer tail to pin board

5. Freehand cut pins

6. Remove waste

7. Fit the joint

8. Do it again...and again.

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