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Rob Cosman Hand Cut Dvtls 2.0
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Hand-Cut Dovetails 2.0 DVD

$29.95

Since his first dovetail video 10 years ago, Rob has coached over 2,500 individuals, teaching them how to hand-cut dovetails using his proven techniques. This latest version is crammed with over 2...

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Since his first dovetail video 10 years ago, Rob has coached over 2,500 individuals, teaching them how to hand-cut dovetails using his proven techniques. This latest version is crammed with over 2 hours of instruction, starting out with a confidence building “real time” dovetail, Rob shows how simple a process it is and how quickly it can be executed. An in-depth section analyzes each tool to explain what features offer the biggest advantages and why. He discusses options dictated by price and offers advice on how to compensate when premium quality is not in the budget. In preparation for cutting the joint, Rob shares the training exercises he has developed to help master sawing skill, the key to successful “saw cut to saw cut” assembly. The heart of the dvd is the tutorial given as he methodically cuts the thru dovetail joint from shooting board to final cleanup of the completed corner. This video will provide you with the motivation and confidence to hand-cut professional looking and fitting dovetails.



  • Confidence building real time joint


  • Detailed discussion of which tool and why


  • Multiple practice exercises to proficiency




Articles & Blogs

Robcosman1

Working with your hands in creating fine furniture is not a thing of the past. The old adage of “what you put into your work, is what you get out of it”, still holds true today. Rob Cosman is the epitome of this statement. Teaching handcut joinery is a small yet essential part of woodworking when using dovetail construction. Experience is the other piece that comes in time. When you first start in any venue of woodworking, you sometimes need an expert to help you along. Rob Cosman, Your Hand Tool Coach has been inspiring new and experienced woodworkers with fine woodworking techniques for many years. His insight, wisdom and patience goes beyond perfection. If you have attended any of his classes, shows, or workshops, you know what I am talking about. He captures the audience right from the start as he really gets into what he does best… sharing and teaching. 

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Waggoners

This is the “J” Waggoner woodworking family of Frankfort, Indiana. Why the “J”, you might ask? Well the six “J’s”, left to right are,  Jalen (12) , Julie (Mom), Jeff (Dad), Jordan & Janae (17 year old twins), and bottom center is 9 year old Jaida. This is certainly a tribute to “the family that prays together, stays together”, although Jeff likes to say,”the family that woodworks together, makes a lot of firewood together!”

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The art of hand-cut dovetails has become a race against time as Frank Klausz and Mike Siemsen went saw to saw at Woodworking in America.  We won’t bore you with the verbal details as the entertainment comes from the boys and their woodworking toys with some added music provided by Mike Siemsen in the first video.  Frank wins the competition in what appears to be approximately 2 minutes and 35 seconds.

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    Dovetail best DVD

    Very informative,down to the Earth, striaght forward.

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