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Compound Dovetails

Discover how to join oblique sides with through-dovetails.By Tom Calisto Pages 32-35As an avid sailor and full-time furniture maker, I’ve always wanted to make a proper sea chest replete with rope beckets and a compass rose inlay. The compound-angle dovetails are the only tricky aspect of the sea chest so I designed this little handled...