Wayne Anderson's Plane Sole Dovetailing Demonstration Details
Before he starts, Wayne files a gullet into each part of the dovetails. This allows his peining to have greater effect, and tighten the joints up amazingly well.
After the prep work, it's off to the anvil to work the metal together.
Wayne doesn't hammer too hard. I'd say it's like pounding in a long finish nail. Lost of hammer blows later, the tails begin to mash together and fill any gaps between.
After the peining is complete, Wayne files the dovetails flush, removing any excess, down to about a millimeter. He then checks for any gaps, and proceeds to pein some more, or continue filing until the joint is square and flush.

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After the peining process, you'll see nice tight permanent dovetails.
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