Re: thin stock joints
- "C N Schwartz" wrote:
>You know, there is one place where finger joints are easier to cut than
> Yes, but if you are going to do that with chisel and handsaw, you might as
> well make dovetails, is what I'm saying. It might be MORE work if you make
> as many finger joints as are usually made with a machine.
dovetails, even for hand tools. That's where you are stacking a number
of boards or whatever and, using a miter-box type jig, cutting the
joints into several boards at a time. That wouldn't be possible for
dovetails, which are cut at an angle other than perpendicular.
--Johann von Drachenfels