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Dovetail Joinery Demystified

In Dovetail Joinery Demystified, a free PDF guide available exclusively on Craftsy, fine-furniture maker Rob Porcaro will walk you step by step through creating excellent dovetail joinery you'll be proud of. Download this guide in seconds (print it out if you'd like), and reference it in anywhere your woodworking takes you.

What You Get

  • Instantly access expert-led techniques and tips for creating strong, beautiful dovetail joints
  • 42 pages of detailed information and photos to make the process perfectly clear
  • Plus, receive an exclusive discount on your next Craftsy woodworking class!


  • Essential tools for dovetail joinery
  • Preparing your stock
  • Marking out a dovetail joint
  • Sawing accurate dovetails
  • Effective chiseling techniques
  • Marking the pins from the tails
  • Sawing and chopping the pins
  • Fitting the joint together
  • Assembling and gluing the joint
  • Fixing errors and finishing up