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Band Saw Dovetails

With the pins complete, the next step is to create the matching tails. Creative Director, Chris Fitch shows how to lay out the joints then cut them at the band saw using an adjustable sled. Then with a little handwork at the bench, fine tune the joints for a perfect fit.