Marking the pins in the sides

Once you have glued up the panels and cut them to the right size, mark their outside faces with an X. Secure one of the side panels upright in a vise, then set a cutting gauge to about two-thirds the thickness of the sides and mark a line across the end to indicate the end of the tails. The line should be closer to the outside than the inside face of the panel. Adjust the cutting gauge to the stock thickness and scribe a line on the inside face of the side to mark the shoulder line of the tails. Next, use a dovetail square to outline the pins on the ends of the side; the wide part of the pins should be on the inside face of the panel (left). There are no strict guidelines for spacing dovetail pins, but for stock of the dimensions provided on page 108, lK-inch evenly spaced pins with %-inch tails and a half-pin at each edge will make for a strong and attractive joint. To complete the marking, extend the lines on the panel end to the shoulder line on its inside face. Mark the waste sections with Xs as you go.

Shoulder line

Dovetail square

Dovetail &aw

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