- You cannot add "You Can CNC with George Vondriska May 3, 2020 (Sun)" to the cart because the product is out of stock.
Bandsaw Dovetail Extravaganza with Michael Fortune August 15-16, 2020
$350 tuition + $50 materials
*How to set up your bandsaw and fence
*How to mark out dovetails for a perfect fit
*Cut single joints, stacked dovetails, mitered dovetails
*How to fine tune the blade
*Construction of bandsaw jigs
Sold Out. Please Call Paula at 317-535-4013 to be added to the waiting list.
Dovetails are a hallmark of fine furniture making. There are lots of ways to cut dovetails, with a handsaw, a router, even the table saw and no end of store bought templates. Having tried many of them Michael settled on cutting his dovetails many years ago using the bandsaw. The table can be accurately set to any desired dovetail angle, the blade made to run perfectly true and the length set with a stop. This way it avoids the time and skill needed to guide a handsaw and certainly avoids making mistakes at 24,000 rpm with a router. Bandsawn dovetails can be done one joint at a time or stacked so four, five, or even six pairs of drawers can be cut all at once. In this class Michael will demonstrate how to make the simple guide jig that, once made, can be pulled off the wall and put into use cutting perfect dovetails of any number and pattern. Students will leave the class with a new skill and a new respect for the most versatile tool in any workshop – the bandsaw.
You May Also Like
Turning for the Furniture Maker with Michael Hosaluk May 2-3, 2020$395.00 Read more
Backyard Logging & Lumbering with Wes Bushor May 2-3, 2020$350.00 Read more
Make a Teapot with John Jordan May 16-17, 2020$400.00 Read more
Laser Play: Modern Shop, Modern Tool with Chris Laschinger October 24-25, 2020$380.00 Add to cart