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Saint Simon

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Help please. I am trying to make a tray where the sides are angled out and the corners are dovetailed. I belive this is sometimes called a hopper joint. I have managed the joint where one sided is bevelled and the other upright but cant get my head round both sides of the joint leaning out. I have descriptions of the marking out in a couple of books but they haven't clicked with me.
Does anyone have any advice or references to texts that worked for them.
Simon
 

woodbloke

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If memory serves, the 'Techniques of Furniture Making' shows how to set these out, but they're not easy - Rob
 

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Paul Chapman":3hvbnljd said:
What a wonderful forum this is!

I was thinking about making a "reversed" Butler's Tray arrangement, something with a fixed tray on a folding stand instead of a folding tray on a fixed stand, and I was struggling over how to construct the double angled dovetails...and then along comes Mr Chapman with the precise solution!
 
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