We’ve all head the boasting on both sides …
“I can hand cut a dresser’s worth of dovetails by the time you finish reading that jig’s manual.”
“Hand cutting dovetails is slower than molasses running uphill on a cold winter’s day.”
That’s why I love the head-to-head competition set up by Wood Magazine. Design Editor Jeff Mertz claimed he could hand-cut through-dovetail joints faster than someone using a dovetail jig and router. Watch as Jeff, armed with chisel set and fine-tooth saw, takes on challenger Pat Lowry with his router and jig.
Watch this video and discover who comes out on top!