You'll find a lot of videos that purport to teach you how to make dovetail joints fast. Well, they may be fast, but I can tell you with certainty, they're not good. As I demonstrate in my class, Hand-Cut Dovetails, this is a craft that takes patience, precision and practice. And that's not a bad thing. As you're about to discover, making hand-cut dovetails is something to savor.
Furniture-Master in Residence, Vermont Woodworking School
Sam Norris has shown award-winning work in galleries throughout the United States. As a member of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters, he - like the other 22 members - prides himself on creating pieces that demonstrate exceptional design and the highest level of craftsmanship. In addition to this expertise in woodworking, Sam also holds a Master's in English Literature. About his career, Sam says, "I count myself lucky to have a vocation that is challenging and rewarding – not only in terms of manual skills, but creative ability as well."