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Making half-blind dovetails is similar to making through dovetails. You can use the same jigs for layout and cutting. However, there are two important differences:

■ The length of the tails should be no less than one half the thickness of the pin board, but no more than three quarters.

■ The notches between the pins must all be cut blind, so you can't see the ends of the tails when the joint is assembled.

Make the tails first, following the same procedures shown in the previous section. (See Figures 6-7 through 6-15.) However, you must alter the technique when making the pins. Instead of sawing the cheeks and removing the waste with a chisel, cut the cheeks only partway. Remove as much waste as you can with a drill, then cut away the remaining waste with a chisel. (See Figures 6-21 through 6-23.)

6-21 When making the pins of a half-blind dovetail joint, cut the cheeks only partway with the saw. Stop cutting when the saw reaches the base of the pins on ihc face of the board, and the bottom of the notches on the end.

6-21 When making the pins of a half-blind dovetail joint, cut the cheeks only partway with the saw. Stop cutting when the saw reaches the base of the pins on ihc face of the board, and the bottom of the notches on the end.

6-22 Remove as much waste as possible from each notch by drilling it out with a Forstner bit. Stop when the bit reaches the bottom of the notch.

6-22 Remove as much waste as possible from each notch by drilling it out with a Forstner bit. Stop when the bit reaches the bottom of the notch.

6-23 Remove the remaining waste and finish cutting the pin cheeks with a chisel. As shown previously, use the chisel alternately as a cutting tool and a wedge, cutting down through the grain, then splitting out a small amount of waste.

6-23 Remove the remaining waste and finish cutting the pin cheeks with a chisel. As shown previously, use the chisel alternately as a cutting tool and a wedge, cutting down through the grain, then splitting out a small amount of waste.

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