The Mdewakantonwan were so called from their former habitat, Mdewakan, or Mysterious lake, commonly called Spirit lake, one of the Mille Lacs in Minnesota. The whole name means Mysterious Lake village, and the term was used by De l'Isle as ea... Read more of The Mdewakantonwan at Siouan.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Machine-made Dovetails

As a general rule machine-made drawer and box dovetails show both the pins and the tails of exactly the same size. The reason is obvious after an inspection of , which shows the position in which the pieces are held during the machining operations. In spite of a certain amount of prejudice they are satisfactory and thoroughly reliable and have their place in modern shop and office fittings.

Fig. 312.—Machine-made Drawer Front  and Side, Apart. Fig. 312.—Machine-made Drawer Front and Side, Apart.

Fig. 313.—The Parts Together.

Fig. 313.—The Parts Together.

Fig. 314.—Position when      Machined.

Fig. 314.—Position when Machined.

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