I recently found this treasure of a quote on the Burl woodworking forum and thought I’d share it with you. I’ve also added it to my page on this blog, titled Quotables. Check out the other interesting, enlightening, and inspiring quotes I’ve compiled.
As soon as you realize that cutting dovetails is nothing very exciting or difficult, you get over the “romance” of dovetailing, and you can focus instead on “making fine furniture”.
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Although I like dovetails, I don’t think they are necessary for good design and sometimes definitely not.
That’s very true, Vic. The fact that you recognise that shows your maturity of a woodworker.
This is what I would call… Zen.