How to Make Breadboard Ends {Part 16 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}

//How to Make Breadboard Ends {Part 16 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}

HOW TO MAKE BREADBOARD ENDS (CONTINUED)

By Joshua Farnsworth & Will Myers

This video of Will Myers is the second half of the breadboard table end tutorial (which is also part 16 of my desk building series).

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Remember that this free tutorial is part of an amazing upcoming DVD where Will shows how to build a collapsible dining trestle table with hand tools (Click here to be added to the list to be notified when this DVD is released).

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Click here to go back to part 1, if you want to follow me as I build a historic hinged-top desk. Below you’ll find photos and the list of tools that I used to build this desk. Subscribe here to be notified when my future videos & articles are released.

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WOODWORKING HAND TOOLS THAT I USED:

Even though I have a helpful hand tool buying guide (here), I’m still often asked for a list of and links to the tools that I use in my videos, so here is a list of tools that I used in this series of videos on desk building (I also included tools that I used in steps that weren’t covered in the videos):

SPECIALTY:

WORKBENCH:

HAND PLANES:

SAWS:

CHISELS:

MARKING & MEASURING:

 

 

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  1. Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools – Part 1: Dovetail Carcass
  2. Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools – Part 2: Legs
  3. How to Chop Mortises {Part 3 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  4. How to Clean Mortises {Part 4 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  5. How to Layout Tenons {Part 5 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  6. How to Cut Tenon Shoulders {Part 6 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  7. How to Cut Tenon Cheeks {Part 7 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  8. How to Square Tenon Cheeks {Part 8 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  9. How to Fit a Mortise & Tenon {Part 9 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  10. How to Drawbore Mortise and Tenon Joints {Part 10 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  11. How to Make Pegs for Drawboring Mortise & Tenon {Part 11 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  12. How to Make a Through Mortise & Tenon {Part 12 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  13. How to Attach a Desk Top {Part 13 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  14. How to Use Traditional Cut Nails {Part 14 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  15. How to Make Breadboard Ends {Part 15 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  16. How to Make Breadboard Ends {Part 16 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}
  17. The Completed Dovetail Desk! {Part 17 of “Build a Dovetail Desk with Hand Tools”}

 

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Joshua loves mixing his passion for traditional hand tool woodworking with his ability to teach in a simple manner. He lives on a small farm in Earlysville, Virginia with his wife and four children, and builds furniture in his workshop / woodworking school.

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Robert Lindh

Great videos. Very informative and interesting.

Tommy
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Tommy

Beautiful work Joshua.

Glenn Hyatt
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Glenn Hyatt

Gr eat video! I am a traditional woodworker using antique tool s to reproduce period furniture to try and capture the butt of the furniture built by our forefathers. I now have about four years. Experience but find it difficult finding the tricks that the old cabinet makers used as they built their classic furniture.

Jeff Murray
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Jeff Murray

This is probably the best “how and why” video that I have seen on making breadboard ends. There isn’t any requirement to make everything +/- .001 just eyeballing will make it happen.

bob
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bob

hi is the youtube channel dead ?

Mat Hollen
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Mat Hollen

Excellent Video, I’m starting a dining room table in the next few months and have felt daunted yet determined to do breadboard ends, this is certainly helpful and giving me a teeny bit more confidence!

Also, I think I’m doing this right for the clamp giveaway… If I win something but not that I’d love the shaker candle stand video, the Dovetail saw in dusk blue (L) t-shirt, or the bedrock hand plane mug in any color.

Hope this giveaway generates some traffic for you. I love your content and really look forward to your videos! Mat, Oregon, USA

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