Author Archives: Troy Sexton

Tight-fitting dovetails don't require a big jig or years of experience with a back saw, just a few tricks, your router and a band saw.

$19.99 Dovetail Jig

Seems to me that most people think there are only two ways to cut half-blind dovetails: by hand or with a jig that can cost as much as $300. There's a much better way.

Traditional Cabinet

This simple cabinet can be used in a bathroom or in a kitchen to hold spices. It's a great way to learn basic carcase construction.
Begin building the top by gluing and nailing the side splash pieces to the back splash pieces. I like to hold the back splash in place using a vise to keep everything in line as it’s nailed together.

Country Dry Sink

Check out these free woodworking plans for an updated version that still preserves the form of the traditional dry sink.