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The dovetail is a most important joint; its most usual forms are illustrated in fig. 3.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
The sermon should be constructed to fit the man; argument and emotion should not stand apart, but dovetail and interlace.
THE YOUNG PRIEST'S KEEPSAKEMICHAEL PHELAN
Fig. 37 is "Oblique Dovetail Halving," one side of the piece being dovetailed.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
In this case the dovetail is similar to Fig. 33, with the exception that it does not run through the bottom rail.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Fig. 47 shows a combination of a bevelled dovetail half-lapped joint.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
This takes the bulk of the material away and the dovetail is then pared out square in the usual way.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
With care, this can be accomplished with the dovetail saw, thus avoiding unnecessary labour and the use of the paring chisel.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
The centre stretcher rail at Fig. 284 is similar, except that in this case it is a complete dovetail in place of a barefaced one.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
It will be noticed that a specially wide dovetail pin must be left so as to form part of the lid and part of the lower portion.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
The dovetail housing joint should first be carefully marked out with a marking knife, so as to cut across the fibres of the wood.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM

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