dovetailing course

two-day course in dovetailing

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to know more about dovetailing - the mark of a master craftsman. A well-executed dovetail joint is the epitome of high-level craftsmanship, however, it is surprisingly easy with the right tuition. Come and learn techniques used and taught at 'robinson house studio'. Hand-cut through and lapped dovetails will be demonstrated in stages and students gain practical experience.

what will I learn?

day one

introduction to dovetails, tool selection, marking out, sawing and chiselling. Through dovetail practical

day two

lapped dovetail instruction, waste removal by hand and machine. Lapped dovetail practical, a look at secret mitre & puzzle joints.

book now - two day dovetailing course at £275

Next dates TBA shortly, Winter 2017/18.