This partially assembled joint shows how the two pieces work together.
The two contrasting woods make it easy to see the dovetails.
Alfred uses a mirror to see the marks on the back of the work piece.
Alfred demonstrates the methods of adjusting "almost perfect" results.
The bulk of the waste can be removed with a coping saw.
A better view of the final product.
The remainder of the waste is removed with a chisel. The jig holds the work steady and aligns the chisel.
This old board has survived exposure to the weather. It's about eight inches wide.
The finished joint is a snug fit.
Gene described some of the materials available from the guild library.