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UPDATE: Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer

comments (201) May 22nd, 2012 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer
Taunton Press, 2012.
$19.95; 36 mins.

This DVD, Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer, demonstrates five dovetail techniques that are as beautiful as they are strong. You’ll learn about:

      Easier through- dovetails
      Half-blind dovetails in half the time
      Decorative through-dovetails
      Curved through-dovetails
      Curved half-blind dovetails

Lucky SandiaNole is the winner. His comment was chosen at random.

Check back often for more great giveaways.



posted in: blogs, giveaway, dovetails, dvd


Comments (201)

ISAF2007 ISAF2007 writes: cool

Posted: 6:50 am on May 23rd

mkarafa mkarafa writes: Looks very comprehensive. I would love to win it
Posted: 4:56 pm on May 22nd

DozersWorkshop DozersWorkshop writes: 199? What better number to be than 199? I hope that it brings me luck. I am really just getting started on my woodworking journey beyond school, and would love to be able to further my fundamentals.

Thanks for the chance!
Posted: 3:17 pm on May 22nd

carpentarius carpentarius writes: thanks for give away. Hopefully it will come to me.
Posted: 10:26 am on May 21st

degibb degibb writes: I would have to keep winning this a secret from my sweetie because if she new what was possible then my honey-do list would be even larger. Thank you in advance?
Posted: 10:23 am on May 21st

kmhannan kmhannan writes: Help me, please.
Posted: 10:07 am on May 21st

jdorris jdorris writes: The holy grail of woodworking, tight good looking dovetails. Something I would love to better my skills at.
Posted: 9:42 am on May 21st

MattOwen MattOwen writes: Looks like this DVD could really go a long way to help me learn how to cut dovetails. Thanks for the opportunity!
Posted: 9:41 am on May 21st

srush57 srush57 writes: This DVD looks like it could answer the questions that I have about making dovetails that are good enough to show someone else. Thanks for the chance to win it.
Posted: 9:09 am on May 21st

Moontoad Moontoad writes: My dovetails need all the help they can get. This video looks promising.
Posted: 7:57 am on May 21st

porourke porourke writes: Looks like a lot of fun, I would love to own this DVD.
Posted: 7:37 am on May 21st

LudoTW LudoTW writes: A new professionally produced DVD from FW. The duration of the DVD is rather short 36mn, I expect some concise and right to the point advices.
Posted: 1:33 am on May 21st

leontew leontew writes: After my last project involving dovetails I need this DVD. Always looking for instructions for improving my work. This video looks like it will help me get my pins and tails together.
Posted: 10:43 pm on May 20th

paulbehm paulbehm writes: When I buy or look at a RV, I always check the drawers to insure the joints are dovetail, if they are not, it is a deal-breaker.
Posted: 10:09 pm on May 20th

WWorker54 WWorker54 writes: I always appreciate input on best practices to get a good looking joint in a reasonable amount of time
Posted: 9:26 pm on May 20th

bluecups bluecups writes: Love the word "dovetail". Why am I so scared to try making one?
Posted: 9:25 pm on May 20th

chefpman chefpman writes: Brilliant, always looking at other learning oportunities to hone hand tool skills,
regards in better woodworking
Patrick
Posted: 9:04 pm on May 20th

jimfallonct jimfallonct writes: Always great to see how others have mastered different techniques!
Posted: 8:44 pm on May 20th

seeemore seeemore writes: Have been experimenting with different methods to mark thin tails on rabbeted drawfronts. Knives seem to wander in my hands, and the access was difficult. I took an old chisel, and ground the thickness to just allow it to pass through the narrowest space between the (bandsawn cut) tails. With a light tap, and visualizing its perpendicular application, it leaves a clear mark the entire length of the tail. The drawerfront was held in a Moxon style vice and the tailboard clamped in place for the procedure. Still have a long way to go with my technique, and was glad to see the plethora of articles on repairing defective dovetails. I also "invented" a method to disguise defective dovetails. In addition to the usual endgrain wedges, I also tried cuting endgrain, tailshaped "veneers", chiselling out a hollow in the exposed tail, and gluing it in. .
I have not seen either of these techniques previously reported.
Posted: 6:46 pm on May 20th

texaspreacher texaspreacher writes: I really do want to learn how to make dovetail joints by hand that are functional, tight and good looking. A video such as this would take me a long way to accomplishing that goal.
Posted: 6:30 pm on May 20th

user-767105 user-767105 writes: Your videos are excellent. This would be an asset to any woodworker, and I would cherish learning from it.

Brad
Posted: 4:48 pm on May 20th

planehappy planehappy writes: I use dovetails on most projects and can use better teckniques to make them more accurately and and quickly.
Posted: 4:47 pm on May 20th

woodworkjay woodworkjay writes: i really need to learn hand tool skills, including dovetails. winning this dvd would be a nice change of events.
Posted: 1:55 pm on May 20th

stachit stachit writes: I have never made a hand-cut dove tail. Maybe the dvd would help me learn how.
Posted: 1:24 pm on May 20th

RedOak1 RedOak1 writes: If this video can show any time-saving techniques on making half blind dovetails, it would be well worth the purchase price but getting it as a prize would be even better!
Posted: 12:28 pm on May 20th

slbright slbright writes: I just took a hand-tools class and we learned how to do basic dovetails. It was great. I'm looking forward to learning how to do the others, especially the curved dovetails.
Posted: 12:06 pm on May 20th

Pennstate84 Pennstate84 writes: This is an amazing reference covering skills from basic to advanced. Would love to have a copy to add to my library.
Posted: 11:34 am on May 20th

reese777 reese777 writes: I am just getting started with the finer aspects of woodworking, and am looking for a good resource to learn how to do dovetails. I hope this is it!
Posted: 10:38 am on May 20th

mwebster51 mwebster51 writes: Looks like a great DVD!
Posted: 10:25 am on May 20th

aaijr aaijr writes: Always wondered how those curved dovetails are done
Posted: 9:28 am on May 20th

jayrw jayrw writes: I have been woodworking for some time, but just in the last few years I have been focusing more on hand tools. I make boxes and stools to practice my hand cut dovetails, but like with everything else, I could use a lot more practice. Your DVD sounds like just the thing. Thanks
Posted: 8:30 am on May 20th

FarmerFunk FarmerFunk writes: I'm really excited about this DVD and for a chance to win it. I have been working wood for a few years now and have recently found an interest to use more hand tools in the process. I am really enjoying the journey. This DVD looks like it would be another useful tool in guiding me in the process of hand cut dovetails. Everything that Fine Woodworking produces is fantastic and I am sure this will be no exception. Thanks
Posted: 8:26 am on May 20th

Chris04 Chris04 writes: Pins or tails first. Hoping to see what this "Master of the Craft" recommends.
Posted: 8:23 am on May 20th

WOmadeOD WOmadeOD writes: So many ways to cut a dovetail, so little time. Always worth seeing someone else's technique.
Posted: 8:11 am on May 20th

SandiaNole SandiaNole writes: One of the best of the instructional video series. Clearly explained and illustrated both interesting and essential joinery skills.
Posted: 7:36 am on May 20th

talltony talltony writes: Making a dovetail is one thing, but to make a clean professi onal one I still need a little help. This could be the light at the end of the tunnel.
Posted: 7:12 am on May 20th

wooddad1 wooddad1 writes: A perfect compnion to my other reference books
Posted: 6:15 am on May 20th

TomFoolery29 TomFoolery29 writes: This is exactly what I need as I was already researching and wanting to learn how to do hand cut dove tails.

Thank you for the chance!
Posted: 5:37 am on May 20th

GeoffW89 GeoffW89 writes: I'll throw my hat in the ring. Always keen to learn new skills.
Posted: 3:46 am on May 20th

granit1 granit1 writes: the soon i can master dove tails, the sooner i can teach my daughters, good luck to all
Posted: 1:43 am on May 20th

mraarons mraarons writes: Fine Woodworking projects have challenged my high school shop students to build to a higher standard- thanks!
Posted: 12:25 am on May 20th

Mark_Phelps Mark_Phelps writes: I would love to learn more about handcut dovetails.
Posted: 11:31 pm on May 19th

rdennis303 rdennis303 writes: I NEED it. All of the drawer boxes in my Kitchen need replacement. Termite barf & glue boards just can't take another year.
Posted: 11:21 pm on May 19th

flcracker flcracker writes: Your magazine has taken me to a whole new level of wood working.
Posted: 10:12 pm on May 19th

Aiji Aiji writes: I would love to master dovetails - and this looks like a great way to learn :-)
Posted: 9:15 pm on May 19th

Pohnpei Pohnpei writes: curved dovetails sounds interesting and hard. would like to learn!
Posted: 9:07 pm on May 19th

iampapabear iampapabear writes: I never win, but I enter anyway.
Posted: 8:51 pm on May 19th

Blayne_Overman Blayne_Overman writes: Fine Woodworking magazine is the best!!!!
Posted: 8:47 pm on May 19th

21362 21362 writes: I agree with those who suggest that you price your DVD's more reasonably. I would certainly buy more of them were they more affordable as I have come to realize how much better DVD's are than books to learn a new skill
Posted: 8:07 pm on May 19th

topekabill topekabill writes: I'd even donate it to my local woodworking club, the Kaw Valley Sawdusters, if I win. Thus, more folks can learn.

Posted: 7:38 pm on May 19th

ricksilva ricksilva writes: Ha, if you saw my last attempt you would feel sorry for me and hand deliver this. So in other words Pick Me.... Please!
Posted: 7:36 pm on May 19th

Mundificant Mundificant writes: I strongly suggest making your DVDs more affordable. You have now priced them at parity with a printer book, and as a professional a long time in the field/business, your subscribers should know that charging $20 for a $0.30 CD is simply an unsustainable business model.

Perhaps instead of continually offering us very deeply discounted DVD materials (collections of past versions of Fine Woodworking, etc., you could just stop insulting our intelligence and offer us the same material (including this nice sounding DVD on dovetail making), for an up front price that was reasonable, say $5 plus $1 postage. I'm willing to bet that you'd sell thousands of them!

Them's my two cents, and I hope that I win the DVD :-)
Posted: 6:23 pm on May 19th

Dama09 Dama09 writes: Dovetails cut by hand gives the box or item a unique look. I would love to master the hand tools and have the skill set that woodworkers had many years ago before powertools. Here in Hawaii at the Iolani Palace there is a music box that is well over 100 years old and the skills that it took to make that and the details are really awesome.
Posted: 5:59 pm on May 19th

mystove mystove writes: I'm an avid fan of FWW. My last dovetails were very clumsy. I'd love to get that disc. Thank you.
Posted: 5:12 pm on May 19th

sailorwilliam sailorwilliam writes: I'm just starting to use dovetails so winning this would be great.
Posted: 4:57 pm on May 19th

juliegmama juliegmama writes: HELP! I am making my first desk and have been practicing dovetails for the drawers. I need a LOT of practice, and/or this DVD.
Posted: 4:55 pm on May 19th

burro4nurseman burro4nurseman writes: I have always been impressed with dovetails. A router jig is fast and accurate but lacks the beauty of "handmade".
I would love to win this dvd......
Posted: 4:34 pm on May 19th

SteveinMilton SteveinMilton writes: My dovetails need help. I'm on pins & tails waiting for the DVD
Posted: 4:19 pm on May 19th

Mike68847 Mike68847 writes: This sounds like just what I need to learn this skill.
Posted: 4:13 pm on May 19th

Wixom Wixom writes: I could always use some help in making dovetails since mine are not real clean. I hope I win.
Posted: 3:55 pm on May 19th

welling2010 welling2010 writes: I am always up for learning new skills, even with dovetails! I would love to win this DVD! Thanks!
Posted: 3:53 pm on May 19th

Ljlc Ljlc writes: I'm on pins and tails waiting for a DVD call.
Posted: 3:40 pm on May 19th

texan63 texan63 writes: With a last name like Hammer, it's bound to be a good DVD on making dovetails fit! Travis from Minnesota
Posted: 3:09 pm on May 19th

rorynidaho rorynidaho writes: I need DoveTail HELP - you can send it to me :-)
Posted: 2:53 pm on May 19th

cocopuffed cocopuffed writes: i use a saw -- my chisels are never sharp enough. send it to me.
Posted: 2:41 pm on May 19th

oops47 oops47 writes: Let's see is it pins or tails. you flip.
Posted: 2:34 pm on May 19th

grin grin writes: Yeah Baby. Dovetail me.
Posted: 2:25 pm on May 19th

ColinC3 ColinC3 writes: I have had always had difficulty getting getting them to look right. I guess this dvd instruction is what I need.
Posted: 2:18 pm on May 19th

Rick in Bothwell Rick in Bothwell writes: I've never made a dovetail I would show anyone. Something like this DVD may help.
Posted: 2:00 pm on May 19th

HamR_Head HamR_Head writes: Well, shazam! Does that qualify as a comment?
Posted: 1:59 pm on May 19th

Ikesson Ikesson writes: I'll take all the advice I can get on dovetails.
Posted: 1:27 pm on May 19th

Tom93311 Tom93311 writes: I have a set of chisels and don't know how to use them - I desperately need this DVD. Help!!
Posted: 1:26 pm on May 19th

Tom93311 Tom93311 writes: I have a set of chisels and don't know how to use them - I desperately need this DVD. Help!!
Posted: 1:26 pm on May 19th

wolflahti wolflahti writes: Free is a very good price.
Posted: 12:39 pm on May 19th

benchslave benchslave writes: Learning to cut dovetails seams easier than trying come up with a winning comment. I vote for "what's a dovetail".
Posted: 12:38 pm on May 19th

leo_in_st_louis leo_in_st_louis writes: I did my first dovetail from a guide in an 80's issue of Fine Woodworking and was later excited to learn that President Clinton had learned it from the same article and had his hung from a basement rafter, same as mine.
Posted: 12:21 pm on May 19th

Nazaire Nazaire writes: THis is by far the best comment !
Posted: 12:12 pm on May 19th

siliconbronze siliconbronze writes: What's a dovetail? :p
Posted: 11:14 am on May 19th

dutton101 dutton101 writes: I have many of your books on making boxes but have been hesitant to start because of never making dovetails. My Father, whose tools I have, could make great dovetails, but I was not around to learn. I would like to make some boxes with dovetails for my grandchildren. And maybe pass on the skill to them. Thanks for the opportunity get a copy.
Posted: 10:54 am on May 19th

reglilly reglilly writes: This would help me get better at woodworking in a big way!
Posted: 10:40 am on May 19th

jsimp2861 jsimp2861 writes: I would love to learn how to do more hands on woodworking and start making dovetail boxes.
Posted: 10:34 am on May 19th

b_l_a b_l_a writes: I'm just getting started with some of the finer aspects of joinery. Dovetails seem daunting, but, I really want to master these and other joints. The DVD sounds like a great help.
Posted: 10:28 am on May 19th

BoisDormant BoisDormant writes: Would love to win.
Posted: 10:24 am on May 19th

woddy woddy writes: I like dovetails but still in search for a proven way to do them. I like to have a copy.
Posted: 10:16 am on May 19th

pabull pabull writes: Great, I love winning give-aways.....
Posted: 10:14 am on May 19th

FREDDIEM FREDDIEM writes: Your magazine is the absolute best source of information a woodworker could possibly need.
Posted: 10:10 am on May 19th

Mwascom Mwascom writes: I need this, haven't done dovetails yet, and I need to learn!

Mike
Posted: 9:58 am on May 19th

lsherrer lsherrer writes: I love the way your magazine captures techniques that otherwise might be lost over time. Keep up the good work.
Posted: 9:55 am on May 19th

lsvop lsvop writes: So many people want to win that DVD. I want it too. Thank you.
Posted: 9:50 am on May 19th

kmpres kmpres writes: Still trying to learn the art of dovetail
My projects are good, but on these they fail
Could it be my tool?
Or am I the fool?
A DVD could help me tip the scale.
Posted: 9:50 am on May 19th

MS_Jay MS_Jay writes: Always want to learn. I'd like a copy.
Posted: 9:37 am on May 19th

TGrenga100 TGrenga100 writes: Let's see.... how about we flip a coin to see who wins? Heads, it's 'tails and tails... well, it's also 'tails. Dove-tails that is!
Posted: 9:19 am on May 19th

Peajay10 Peajay10 writes: One can always use tips and advice. This source sounds good.
Posted: 9:17 am on May 19th

NHSchreiner NHSchreiner writes: But if you send me a copy ( since I don't own one), I will gladly write in a comment.
Posted: 9:15 am on May 19th

just_mich just_mich writes: It will help me be a better teacher. Effectiveness and efficiency techniques help my students feel a sense of accomplishment when challenged with the mighty intimidating dovetail.
Posted: 9:13 am on May 19th

NHSchreiner NHSchreiner writes: To the folks at FW , you want people to leave a comment on a DVD for dovetailing. If I have not seen the video, how can I leave a comment? If I have seen the video, it means I own a copy. Why enter a contest to win a copy I already own?
Posted: 9:12 am on May 19th

DonnL DonnL writes: There is a lot to learn about dovetails. This DVD looks like a great source of information.
Posted: 8:53 am on May 19th

ezahler ezahler writes: It will be nice to obtain better techniques for cutting dovetails
Posted: 8:41 am on May 19th

TexasTed TexasTed writes: This DVD will make sure I learn to do it the right way.
Posted: 8:17 am on May 19th

lugnut lugnut writes: Looking forward to learning one of the classic joints in woodworking and adding one of the hallmarks of craftsmanship to my skill set.
Posted: 8:16 am on May 19th

TexasTed TexasTed writes: This DVD will make sure I learn to do it the right way.
Posted: 8:16 am on May 19th

countryparson countryparson writes: It is such a benefit to learn from watching others. Thanks for providing your teaching in this way.
Posted: 8:13 am on May 19th

Sid_the_science_kid Sid_the_science_kid writes: I've been wanting to learn to do hand cut dovetails for a couple of years, these DVDs would be great to kick start a new skill set for me.
Posted: 8:09 am on May 19th

mickeyz mickeyz writes: Goodmorning,
I am a 60 year old male, pretty much self taught in my woodworking. I have recently decided to put up my power tools and start learning more about creating without electricity and start woodworking by "hand power". This DVD seems to fit the route I am going and would be a great addition to my studies.
Thank you,
Mike
Posted: 7:58 am on May 19th

PaulIrwin PaulIrwin writes: I just finished a whole series of dovetails. Better than they used to be...but then there are the gaps. I could use some help!
Posted: 7:56 am on May 19th

PaulIrwin PaulIrwin writes: I just finished a whole series of dovetails. Better than they used to be...but then there are the gaps. I could use some help!
Posted: 7:56 am on May 19th

highpro highpro writes: I'm just starting out, I could use the help!
Posted: 7:46 am on May 19th

drmw drmw writes: Thanks for the opportunity. Please include me in the drawing!
Posted: 7:45 am on May 19th

johnny_b_wood johnny_b_wood writes: It sure would help to learn from a pro.
Posted: 7:40 am on May 19th

jbeal jbeal writes: I could use all the help I can get. My dovetails are strong enough, but the gaps are unsightly.
Posted: 7:33 am on May 19th

JohnnyC7 JohnnyC7 writes: Thank you for the chance to enter and win this gift. If chosen, I will learn and practice all I can from it, as Dovetails are one of my favorite joints.
Posted: 7:27 am on May 19th

jcwnr jcwnr writes: Please include me in the drawing. Thanks.
Posted: 7:23 am on May 19th

mungaro mungaro writes: Since moving to North Carolina, I've been working on honing my hand tool skills, and dovetails are number one on my priority list! I sure could benefit from winning this DVD.
Posted: 7:11 am on May 19th

Hardly_Working Hardly_Working writes: Just received the magazine back issue archive I ordered. Would love to win a copy of the dovetail DVD as I am trying to learn how to cut dovetails for several dressers I have to build. I would be happy to give my comments as to ease of cutting dovetails I learned from DVD.
Thanks,

Posted: 6:48 am on May 19th

legato220 legato220 writes: I have always loved woodworking and have recently gotten into furniture making, but have not had the chance to try my hand at cutting dovetails. This DVD might be just the ticket to get my nerve up to begin the journey into hand cut dovetails.
Posted: 6:44 am on May 19th

legato220 legato220 writes: I have always loved woodworking and have recently gotten into furniture making, but have not had the chance to try my hand at cutting dovetails. This DVD might be just the ticket to get my nerve up to begin the journey into hand cut dovetails.
Posted: 6:44 am on May 19th

risktaker53 risktaker53 writes: This is one skill, at least for me, that will require more than just reading about it in a book or magazine...and I have several on the subject. I've always learned by watching others and doing myself. I recently retired from corporate America, and this is one skill I have promised myself I would learn before the end of my first year of retirement...and this DVD sounds like it would be a great place to start!

My plan, while I still have my health, is to move beyond being the weekend warrior/family handyman, trying to find enough time to improve our humble abode with bookcases, built-ins, storage, etc.

If I win, I will definitely write back with an in-depth review...and if it can get me on the right path, it will work for anyone!

Pick me, pick me!!
Posted: 6:37 am on May 19th

MichaelFross MichaelFross writes: I'm enjoying the series.
Posted: 6:26 am on May 19th

nhpyb nhpyb writes: Can always use the extra hint or two. Please send the DVD here, I will view it and submit a review.
Posted: 6:24 am on May 19th

sschwab sschwab writes: Sure would be nice to win this!
Posted: 6:22 am on May 19th

JCKapron JCKapron writes: I have cut dovetails using a router and by hand. I enjoy and appreciate using hand tools. It brings back the art of woodworking. Always looking forward to ways to improve and hone my skills. I am looking foward to viewing the video "Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer"- Thank you
Posted: 5:52 am on May 19th

jvhovey jvhovey writes: I know one thing for sure whenever I look at a hand-cut dovetail: The woodworker's either really good at this stuff or, like me, still learning.
Posted: 5:38 am on May 19th

Zips Zips writes: I don't need a shrink, cutting dovetails is my "zen" moment.

Posted: 5:37 am on May 19th

Dahlbergia Dahlbergia writes: I can always do with a bit of advice .... Would enjoy owning this video!
Posted: 5:29 am on May 19th

Dahlbergia Dahlbergia writes: I can always do with a bit of advice .... Would enjoy owning this video!
Posted: 5:27 am on May 19th

Glenndu Glenndu writes: I'm new to woodworking and look forward to my first dovetail. That free video has got to help.
Posted: 4:29 am on May 19th

TheToadMen TheToadMen writes: I'm rather new at woodworking and would like to learn by seeing instead of reading. So I would love to watch this DVD and learn from Stephan Hammer at work ;-)
Bert
Posted: 4:27 am on May 19th

dlrooky dlrooky writes: Dovetails with a jig look fine but don't give the satisfaction of cutting a perfect dovetail by hand.
Posted: 4:08 am on May 19th

opie123 opie123 writes: I've got my dovetail saw ready...
Posted: 3:45 am on May 19th

opie123 opie123 writes: I've got my dovetail saw ready...
Posted: 3:45 am on May 19th

Clarky58 Clarky58 writes: To me, Dovetails are the the definitive master skill in woodworking, and one that I would love to master.
Posted: 3:40 am on May 19th

krjennings krjennings writes: LOL wana win wana win wana win LOL
Posted: 3:29 am on May 19th

jverreault jverreault writes: Looks like an excellent bit of viewing. Best of luck to everyone (but a wee bit more to me...LOL).

Posted: 7:49 pm on May 17th

kghaile kghaile writes: i want this book on dovetails because i'm awful at them. back to practicing my dovetails...
Posted: 11:56 am on May 17th

Dean7 Dean7 writes: Sounds like a good book to have before attempting my first dovetails.
Posted: 9:39 am on May 17th

cahudson42 cahudson42 writes: Another hat into the ring..:>)
Posted: 12:57 am on May 17th

lfkerby lfkerby writes: Always interested in learning about techniques for better dovetails. Somehow I think practice is the real key.
Posted: 11:41 pm on May 16th

elliott66 elliott66 writes: Boy, do I need this DVD re dovetailing!! Please send one my way!
Posted: 8:14 pm on May 16th

elliott66 elliott66 writes: Boy, do I need this DVD re dovetailing!! Please send one my way!
Posted: 8:14 pm on May 16th

crusty49 crusty49 writes: I can't think of a better way to fill a sunday afternoon
Posted: 6:55 pm on May 16th

ChipDaddy ChipDaddy writes: Oooooo, shiny DVD please!
Posted: 12:40 pm on May 16th

NikonD80 NikonD80 writes: This would be so useful for me - I learn so much from the FWW videos; my kind of learning.
Posted: 10:44 am on May 16th

sloanworks sloanworks writes: i'd rather be cutting dovetails than watching tv
Posted: 7:27 am on May 16th

RichardZ RichardZ writes: With this DVD I can get serious about my new LN chisel set, too many projects not enough Time!
Posted: 3:08 am on May 16th

Paladin2025 Paladin2025 writes: This DVD would be great for a compare and contrast with Rob Cosman's videos.
Posted: 9:22 pm on May 15th

swayze swayze writes: This would be a perfect way for me to learn to do dovetails
Posted: 4:41 pm on May 15th

bko bko writes: Looks like a great DVD--I'd love to win it!

Posted: 2:18 pm on May 15th

JMcVagh JMcVagh writes: Thanks for the opportunity to win.
Posted: 12:02 pm on May 15th

Dank24 Dank24 writes: I have 32 drawers to build for a built in storage area, some more info on dovetails would be very much appreciated.

Cheers
Posted: 11:47 am on May 15th

JAurand JAurand writes: Dovetails? Who doesn't love dovetails!!
Posted: 10:53 am on May 15th

kbranch12 kbranch12 writes: I'd love to give this a look!

Posted: 8:04 am on May 15th

Woodsmithy Woodsmithy writes: Count me in. I'd be happy to do a review.
Posted: 8:01 am on May 15th

tlpmap tlpmap writes: Would be a pleasure to own.
Posted: 7:43 am on May 15th

rodk1 rodk1 writes: Thanks for the chance to win
Posted: 1:52 am on May 15th

Cyclingneko Cyclingneko writes: Tried my first set of dovetails last week the results were horrible, I could really use some quality instruction.
Posted: 11:57 pm on May 14th

casaheil casaheil writes: I've been wantinf to learn how to cut dovetails. This looks helpful.
Posted: 11:06 pm on May 14th

GoBlu GoBlu writes: I'm just learning woodworking and would like to find out all I can about different types of dovetails and different ways to make them.
Posted: 10:36 pm on May 14th

Maddhatter13 Maddhatter13 writes: Dovetails, the finest joint in woodworking, would love the opertuinity to obtain a free copy
Posted: 10:14 pm on May 14th

Larrythewoodguy Larrythewoodguy writes: Thanks for a chance to win.
Posted: 8:45 pm on May 14th

Tye154 Tye154 writes: Sign me up... I've been trying to master this for years, and still could use some help...
Posted: 6:51 pm on May 14th

PurdueDan PurdueDan writes: The series on the web was fabulous. Would love to own for our woodworking club.
Posted: 6:34 pm on May 14th

HIVANH HIVANH writes: Finding a way to make dovetails cleaner, better, faster, etc.,etc., is sort of like the search for the fountain of youth. You never actually find it but you keep looking, hoping, sawing, paring, etc. etc. I'm in.
Posted: 6:06 pm on May 14th

Oldtyme Oldtyme writes: Sign me up, please
Posted: 5:46 pm on May 14th

Davebl Davebl writes: Sign me up! I'm always looking to expand my library.
Posted: 5:36 pm on May 14th

awalnut awalnut writes: Great video series. I cant wait to test his techniques.
Kevin
Posted: 5:00 pm on May 14th

rennX rennX writes: I'd love to improve my dovetails. Sign me up!
Posted: 4:05 pm on May 14th

wikki wikki writes: To win an then pay it forward after I have learned
Posted: 4:00 pm on May 14th

GregWorks GregWorks writes: Looks like a useful video.
Posted: 3:51 pm on May 14th

Artex Artex writes: Write me down, I really enjoyed these videos
Posted: 3:22 pm on May 14th

cgmoonsky cgmoonsky writes: I have always love dovetails, but am just getting started working with them. This dvd would be a major asset to me!! Thanks for the opportunity!!
Posted: 3:10 pm on May 14th

Cunuck001 Cunuck001 writes: As I am now just beginning to get back into woodworking after many years away, this DVD would definately help me get the skills needed to make dovetails!
Posted: 2:58 pm on May 14th

TFunk TFunk writes: Looks Great! I'd love to win this!
Posted: 1:19 pm on May 14th

jtobs jtobs writes: I have tried almost all of Stephen's techniques in my shop and they work great! This is a great reference.
Posted: 12:29 pm on May 14th

Meech93 Meech93 writes: This would be a great aide in learning to cut dovetails by hand.
Posted: 11:25 am on May 14th

eartag eartag writes: This would be great.
Posted: 10:51 am on May 14th

D11RDozer D11RDozer writes: I'm coming up on the point in my current project where I need to cut dovetails so this could help me a lot.
Posted: 10:47 am on May 14th

trantj trantj writes: I'm about to learn the dovetail technique now. So, it would be great to have this DVD.
Posted: 10:44 am on May 14th

The Gooch The Gooch writes: would be nice...
Posted: 10:35 am on May 14th

Nitreug Nitreug writes: I could definitely use this. This would expand my limited skills.
Posted: 9:47 am on May 14th

srt19170 srt19170 writes: I think I would enjoy this DVD.
Posted: 8:46 am on May 14th

JLYoung JLYoung writes: I need me some curved hound's tooth dovetails. Comunt me in please!
Posted: 8:45 am on May 14th

bobandsally bobandsally writes: Cookies with milk. Sign me up.
Posted: 7:50 am on May 14th

Tirebiter14 Tirebiter14 writes: I really, REALLY need this.
Posted: 7:37 am on May 14th

TNakr TNakr writes: I would love to have this (This one will post, hopefully).
Posted: 1:08 am on May 14th

theframer theframer writes: wow that would be cool!
Posted: 12:16 am on May 14th

Mikecorwin Mikecorwin writes: Looks sweet!
Posted: 11:29 pm on May 13th

simulation simulation writes: Cookies
Posted: 10:44 pm on May 13th

BAB25 BAB25 writes: Crossing my fingers!
Posted: 10:39 pm on May 13th

WiseGuy81 WiseGuy81 writes: Hey I could use the help, many thanks for the chance.
Posted: 10:24 pm on May 13th

bennygred bennygred writes: Please, please, please! I want to improve my dovetails!

Posted: 9:27 pm on May 13th

ndacunha ndacunha writes: Sign me yup!
Posted: 8:59 pm on May 13th

marshville01 marshville01 writes: Dovetails=Quality important for excellent work.
Posted: 8:59 pm on May 13th

AtHomeInTheWoods AtHomeInTheWoods writes: Anything to help improve my dovetails!
Posted: 8:39 pm on May 13th

dalemajski dalemajski writes: Pick me
Posted: 8:18 pm on May 13th

Preston71 Preston71 writes: Chomping at the bit to learn more about hand cut dovetails. This would be great.
Posted: 8:17 pm on May 13th

308defense 308defense writes: I can make a Machine & Template Dovetail, that looks ok. Please don't ask me to make a Hand Cut Dovetail. This DVD would be a big help towards me making very nice Dovetails. I am waiting on the mailman to bring me this copy of this very good DVD. I know that Stephen Hammer knows how to make Dovetails.
Thank You
Posted: 7:22 pm on May 13th

GlenRoseBud GlenRoseBud writes: I am sure I can use this to improve my techniques.
Posted: 5:49 pm on May 13th

ShooterBoy ShooterBoy writes: To win would be ... awesome.
Posted: 5:19 pm on May 13th

jdm92562 jdm92562 writes: I would like one.
Posted: 4:57 pm on May 13th

jeffreyi jeffreyi writes: This looks very useful. Just learning how to make dovetails.
Posted: 2:06 pm on May 13th

Chrislac Chrislac writes: Always looking for the better mousetrap. Would love to own this and learn how to make dovetails more efficiently.


Posted: 1:53 pm on May 13th

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