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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 01-13-2020, 07:13 PM
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Interesting old string. I was watching some older season programs of the Woodsmith Shop last night and they made a great little shop made dovetail jig, very much like the Katie or Incra jigs that sit on top of the table. I prefer this to the old Porter Cable style which must be used regularly to remember how to set it up and adjust out all the small errors.

I have a Rockler dovetail jig with dust collector which are still in the boxes. It's the PC type jig and I'm thinking of selling it. Box contents: and details https://www.rockler.com/rockler-s-co...or-combo-offer. Thinking $90 plus shipping. PM me if you're interested. Cleaning out the never used stuff.

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Steve...I'm pretty sure the bearing is 1/2" diameter OD with 1/4" diameter ID...

Are you using a router table with the jig or mounting the jig on the table and hand routing into the template...?

I would suggest using the router table (that's what I have used with the EZ Pro)...you would only need the one bearing that is already on the bit, set the height and push the jig into the router bit on it's flat side (the wood is vertical) by placing the jig on the table and then approach the bit.

It might be a little uncomfortable at first not seeing the bit do its work, but it's easy to feel the progress. My first time doing it this way I wacked out 16 kitchen drawers in one evening.

Best way to end the cut is to turn the router off at the end of the cut before you move it away...the bearing will keep it away from the aluminum. It's easy to control starting the cut...

Hope this helps...


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Way to go BJ ,GO HARBOR FREIGHT!!!!!

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