Follow Paul's technique and project videos over at Woodworking Masterclasses, our dedicated site for honing your skills. chatoyance (n) – the appearance of some types of wood to change color when viewed from different angles, checks, checking (n) — splits in the end grain of a piece of wood that indicates improper drying, cheek (n) — the face of a tenon, center lap or end lap; the long-grain walls of a mortise; or the long-grain mating surface of dovetails and their pins or box-joint fingers, chip carving (n) — a style of decorative carving in which a specific configuration of chips are removed, as opposed to shaving wood, chop saw (n) — a conversational name for a power miter saw, chuck (n) — the part of a power tool that grips the shank of a bit or cutter, clamp (n, v) — a device to hold work in process. One to the height of the bottom drawer and the other to the height of the top drawer. stopped sliding dovetail joint (n) — An improved version of the stopped dado joint for box or cabinet construction, the stopped sliding dovetail joint locks the two pieces together, but it can be difficult to create. Again, the matching cut is made without adjusting the bit.
The matching cut is made with the board held vertically against the fence, without changing the bit height. I will eventually change the imperial-only tap…, After moving into our new home, we quickly decided that the large finished basement would provide an opportunity for a workshop.