Typically the piece that will be pulled will receive the pins, Drawer front.
The piece connected to the piece being pulled will have the tails, Drawer
If strength will not come into play it does not matter. Basically it boils
down to which shape do you want to see.
It might depend on the overall sizes.
It is probably easier to saw sockets on the end of a workpiece that is too
long to easily fit vertically in the vice.
To form the pins, you need to be able to see and operate on the end of the
For dovetailing advice, you might like to look at my web site.
Jeff Gorman, West Yorkshire, UK
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