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Construction- Dovetail 2
Dovetail 1

Most of the fitting is done with a rasp. It’s an iterative process—a little bit here, a littler bit there—till all surfaces are aligned and depth of fit achieved.

The sharp edge of a scraper is a great tool for flattening and angling the faces of the tenon.

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DT 2

 

DT 3

At this stage of construction, I generally take the joint down to the depth shown.