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dovetail jigs

  1. New Member Introductions
    I'm making a 48"x21"x16" blanket chest and want to make dovetails along the 21" joints. My router bits have a 1/2" shank and need to cut through 7/8" thick maple wood. The spacing between cuts maybe variable or fixed. What cheap dovetail jig would you suggest? This will be the only dovetail...
  2. New Member Introductions
    I have a Shop Fox dovetail jig. They don't seem to make a template to do through dovetails. The Shop Fox, the Rockler, and the Porter Cable jigs all look similar and the Rockler and Porter Cable models both offer through templates. Are these basically the same chassis or is one of them a...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I have ordered a 7/16 comb and intend to make a jig for dovetailing on my table mounted router. Any ideas from members on the best design for such a jig would be very helpful and appreciated. Gallantfisher.
  4. Guide Bushings and Templates
    Can one buy guide bushes (possibly referred to as template guides) for Ryobi routers, or possibly use ones from a different brand? The outside diameter of the guide bush should be 71 mm. I seek a 7/16" guide for a dovetailing jig that I acquired. I would like to get something to fit the...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Just found this forum and I have a Rockler dovetail question I have not been able to resolve. Maybe I can find an answer here, I am going to the jigs forum and try to find a suitable thread.:fie:
  6. New Member Introductions
    hey,fellas, just stopped by for some info on dovetail jigs. I appreciate any and all suggestions. Thanks, burle2
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