Goofy New Year’s resolution? Improve my hand cut dovetails

Posted By on January 1, 2022

Happy New Year. Let’s hope 2022 will finally be the year that we can return to normal life after 2 years of struggling with COVID19 and the precautions and restrictions.


FinishedPiggyBank2018aOne of my woodworking skill improvements for 2022 (maybe I’ll make it a New Year’s resolution?) is to improve my competence, speed and accuracy in hand cutting dovetails as I did for a Piggy Bank project in 2018.


In the back of my mind I’ve contemplated making a “short cuts” storage box to go on the cabinet from the office … and maybe it would be a great practice project. With that in mind, I’m archiving a YouTube clip from Rob Cosman below.

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Or another option …


.. or make a jig for my table saw sled as Jon Peters did recently.


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