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Re: Machine cut dovetails on long board question?

jessecloud
Three workarounds come to mind:

1) hand cut the dovetails and if you are not pleased with their appearance, cover them with moulding.

2) make the cabinet in two pieces that you can attach with screws or whatever later on. That should get the length of the boards to a workable size and allow you to machine cut. It also makes carrying it up the stairs much easier, just wait until its in place to assemble.

3. connect the pieces with sliding dovetails. They are strong and nothing shows of the outside.

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