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Miter Your Dovetails

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Dresser Mirror by Josh Metcalf - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Dresser Mirror by Josh Metcalf

Photo: Steve Scott

The joinery in this small dresser mirror combines dovetails and miters in an innovative way. The author explains how to do two versions -- a frame joint that has great mechanical strength and is great for small frames that are too thin for a standard mortise-and-tenon joint, and a set of mitered half-blind dovetails that allows for solid case construction with a molded profile around the front.

Read about it in the Master Class by Josh Metcalf in Fine Woodworking issue #213


Design or Plan used: Josh Metcalf

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