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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 09-22-2019, 08:24 PM
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I went through several dovetail jigs. Then I bought a Leigh D4R and no longer need a better dovetail jig, but if I don't use it for a while it takes me some reading in the manual before using it again. At least the manual is second to none and sets me straight again.

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Originally Posted by DesertRatTom View Post
Ibox jig is wonderful, obvious layout for pieces. Don't have to mess with endless blades and shims, Precise as heck. ($177)
so much for the HAND HELD ROUTER approach...

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Originally Posted by jw2170 View Post
Apart from the 'Router Workshop' jig, the best dovetail, box/finger joint jig is, IMHO, the Gifkins jig.

They used to have an agent in USA?
For the sake of completeness, here is a video about the Gifkins jig:

I think the topic of router table dovetail jigs has been covered.

Didn't Norm Abrams make some videos over the years on the PC dovetail jig? Check this one:

Another PC setup video:

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Originally Posted by Stick486 View Post
so much for the HAND HELD ROUTER approach...
If we abandon the handheld router this is what we use for dovetails but I know this isn't for your average hobbyist.

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