If we spend the money to buy our DIY woodworking power tools, what we want from them is that they make our job easier. One of the most time-consuming carpentry tasks is making wood joints by hand.
If you want to learn to cut them by hand with the skill of a master carpenter, I recommend that you look for a school or a teacher with whom you can learn in person. But if you are looking for how to cut them using your DIY electric machines, here is a selection of step-by-step guides and procedures that I use to make box and tenon joints, miter joints and dovetail joints among others.
My first time bending wood
How to assemble with screws and make a wood structure
How to make a wooden window frame
Impossible dovetail joint with curved pins and tails
I make dowel joints with the help of the drill press
Miter sled to cut miter joints with the table saw
Mortising on the drill press without mortise attachment
How to cut tenons on the jigsaw table
How to make tongue and groove without router bit set
How to make a tongue and groove jig for plunge router
Vertical clamping and drilling jig for drill press
How to cut a box joint with hand tools, part 2
How to make a box joint using hand tools, part 1
Wood support for climbing garden plants
Making a display case for queimada earthenware pot
Tenon jig for router table
Makeshift jig to reinforce miter joints with splines
How to cut grooves to attach drawers bottom on the table saw
How to make dovetail joints on the route table
Fail cutting a dovetail joint with a hand saw.
DIY wooden planter box made with pallets
Circular saw guide for miter cuts and miter joints
Some of these woodworking techniques for making wood joints require more time than others, but when we get the hang of it and acquire the necessary skill, and where necessary have our cutting guides adjusted, we can make different types of wood joints fairly quickly and acceptably accurate.. In many cases, being able to make these joints is the first step in making our home woodworking projects.