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How to Build a Dovetail Box

Lee Valley’s Andrew Strome shows you how to make a dovetailed box. This little container serves many purposes and makes a great handmade gift for anyone on your list.

Tools for this Project

05N1011 - 1

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Veritas Dovetail Markers

From: $9.50

05N5410 - Veritas 1 1/2" Pocket Layout Square

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Veritas 1 1/2" Pocket Layout Square

$11.90

05T0501 - Veritas Standard Dovetail Saw

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Veritas Dovetail Saws

$109.00

Cutting dovetails with a coping saw

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Coping Saw & Blade

$22.50

10S0961 - Narex Classic Bevel-Edge Chisel, 1/4"

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Narex Classic Bevel-Edge Chisels

From: $17.90

35E0104 - 3 1/4" Beech Mallet

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Carpenter's Beech Mallets

From: $31.50

05D2101 - Veritas Shop Knife

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Veritas Shop Knife

$49.50