Nothing exemplifies handmade furniture quite like hand-cut dovetails. But, learning to cut perfectly fitting dovetails takes lots of practice. The biggest challenge is being able to saw the matching angles on the tail and pin boards. These need to be perfectly straight, at the same consistent angle, and dead square.
A dovetail guide will not only help you cut perfect dovetails, but you’ll be able to cut them considerably faster, with less effort. And the best guide, bar none, is the Barron Dovetail Guide.