Creating a Jig

We have been in the process of making a custom chest of drawers.   The young lady who requested it, wanted It to be rustic cherry.

Warren really enjoys making hand cut dovetails on the furniture he makes. He assembled the frame of the furniture with the hand cut, but with the drawers he wanted to do it a bit differently due to there are a lot of drawer boxes to make.

Since hand cutting the dovetails would take quite some time, he wanted to use his dovetail jig, but due to the size of the jig, he decided to make one on a larger scale to match the authentic look that he is after.

The jig he has would cut half inch dovetails, so, Warren started designing a jig to cut three quarters inch dovetails. It only took him a couple of days to get it completed.

The jig worked perfectly! Now the drawer boxes are on their way to being completed.

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