Hand cut dovetails. They can be beautiful. They can be a disaster. One thing that will ensure yours end up the former instead of the latter is having the correct tools for the job.
In this video Matt Cremona discusses the chisels that he uses to cut perfect dovetails. Spoiler Alert: He doesn’t have a lot of specialty tools. He does, however, have some very helpful tips on how you can make slight modifications to the chisels that you already own.