Find Your Zen Watching This Master Craftsman Hand-Carve Dovetail Joints

He's like Bob Ross in the wood shop.

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If you're looking for a soothing way to end the week, may we suggest Frank Klausz and his delightful DIY dovetails.

Klausz, who a cabinet shop in Pluckemin, New Jersey, takes viewers through a very calm version of what he calls "the European way" of making half-blind dovetails. Nearly as strong as a through dovetail, they're perfect for something smaller like a drawer.

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While he doesn't specify what exactly makes this method "European," it's safe to assume that the native-born Hungarian knows what he's talking about. He compares chiseling wood to pouring hot milk for a cat. His charming style calls to mind what you might have seen if Bob Ross took up woodworking.

If you're looking for other ideas for half-blind dovetails, we've got a bunch of DIY projects for you to choose from.

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