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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-02-2011, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Working on first drawer project.
Have yet to buy dovetail jig.
Could use some advice on a model that will do the job w/o paying $100.
Checked Ebay for used models-Porter Cable, Leigh, Craftsman 925450.
Wolfcraft Quick Dovetail jig.

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Amazon.com: E-Z Pro Dovetailer Dovetail Jig: Home Improvement

YouTube - EZ Pro Dovetail Jig Kit Part 1
YouTube - General EZ Pro Dovetail Jig 860 (Part 2/2)

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Working on first drawer project.
Have yet to buy dovetail jig.
Could use some advice on a model that will do the job w/o paying $100.
Checked Ebay for used models-Porter Cable, Leigh, Craftsman 925450.
Wolfcraft Quick Dovetail jig.

Mike



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Thanks Bob,

Have looked at this and prefer to buy new rather than used.
W/Rockler i can get free shipping so my cost will be reasonable.
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Dove tail jig, bushings, bit and router? Why bother when you can just do this;

YouTube - Rob Cosman's 3 1/2 minute "Tails 1st" dovetail

I wonder how many he cut to get that good?

Hey Mike, do you have a coupon code for free shipping at Rockler? I always forget something and would end up paying for shipping a second time to complete my order.

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Hi Mike

" used " = ???
Sounds like you are one that likes to do it the hard way if so here's a jig made just for you..
Dovetail Machine

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W/Rockler i can get free shipping so my cost will be reasonable.
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Hi Bob,

Any chance you've used that HF dovetail machine? Every time I go in to HF, I look at it and argue with myself wheather I should buy it. You can always find a 20% coupon, so it makes an already decent price even better.

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HI Mike

Yes I have one . out of all the dovetails machines I have it's the last one I would pull out and used, it's a real PITA dovetail machine..I have one router setup just for that machine but still a PITA, it's like MANY you will see just like it.. I have reworked the one I have so it works ok BUT still a PITA to use..


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Hi Bob,

Any chance you've used that HF dovetail machine? Every time I go in to HF, I look at it and argue with myself wheather I should buy it. You can always find a 20% coupon, so it makes an already decent price even better.

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Dove tail jig, bushings, bit and router? Why bother when you can just do this;

YouTube - Rob Cosman's 3 1/2 minute "Tails 1st" dovetail

I wonder how many he cut to get that good?

Hey Mike, do you have a coupon code for free shipping at Rockler? I always forget something and would end up paying for shipping a second time to complete my order.

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Thanks Bob, I guess I'll leave that one on the shelf.

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