Dovetail woodworking joints

Anatomy of a through dovetail joint
Anatomy of a through dovetail joint
 
Dovetail joint angles Space between tails and pins
Dovetail joint angles Space between tails and pins 



Through dovetail joint for boxes
Through dovetail joint for boxes


Through dovetail joint on carcase work
Through dovetail joint on carcase work


Blind dovetail joint
Blind dovetail joint


Lap dovetail joint for drawers
Lap dovetail joint for drawers


Blind  secret mitre dovetail joint
Blind  secret mitre dovetail joint


Corner through dovetail joint
Corner through dovetail joint


Dovetail spline joint
Dovetail spline joint


Dovetailed keys joint for wide surfaces
Dovetailed keys joint for wide surfaces


Through sliding dovetail joint
Through sliding dovetail joint


Half sliding dovetail joint
Half sliding dovetail joint


Stopped sliding dovetail joint
Stopped sliding dovetail joint