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  

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nd Side, Apart." title="" height="173" width="327"> 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.