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  1. Woodworking Classifieds
    :help: Looking for someone that might have a Kehoe Dovetail Spline Jig they would want to sell. Thanks in advance!
  2. Jigs and Fixtures
    I have a Leigh dovetail jig and I experience problems with it which have driven me to making hand dovetails. (hand dovetails are nice but time consuming and I have 20 do do, both half-blind and through). I am using Cherry wood which is expensive and therefore making mistakes or experiencing...
  3. General Routing
    Ok so I am in need of a little help. I have recently started moving into more traditional woodworking (shelves, etc.) I have had a dovetail router bit for as long as I have owned a router and every time I look at it I can only laugh at it. I know what it does but have no idea how to set up my...
  4. Jigs and Fixtures
    I need to rout a single dovetail in each end of a beam. The beam is about 1900 mm long and the section is 32 x 40 mm. (This is for a knockdown feature and will not be glued) The female slot is in a smaller component which will be done on the router table, but the beam is too long to be done...
  5. Show N' Tell
    This box I made for my Plane which remains in the box Dovetail key at the base to hide the slide mechanism.From a magazine :sarcastic:
  6. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    Hi, I am wanting to replace our kitchen countertops to upgrade the kitchen. I would like to build it out of 6/4 red oak. To give a really tight joint between pieces of lumber, I would like to use a dovetail tongue and groove joint to connect them. Is anyone aware of a router bit set to do this?
  7. Show N' Tell
    You know something is in the air when a conversation with your daughter begins "Daddy I love you...." Well now she has a slat bed to match the king size mattress she was given when she moved into her current unit. Attached are a few images of the build process and the last one is the final...
  8. Bosch
    Found this dovetail fixture new and in the box in the equipment I got from my father after his passing.
  9. New Member Introductions
    I use a Rockler dovetail jig. For my drawers I use 5/8" stock. I would like to make my tail height half the thickness of the wall thickness (5/8") but cannot. The tail height seems to be fixed based on the jig instructions. The starting-point suggestion results in tails about 1/4" which gets...
  10. Craftsman Manuals
    This is a Canadian version of the Craftsman Dovetail Fixture Jig 720-2570.
  11. Jigs and Fixtures
    Does anyone have any experience with the 18" Leigh Super Jig (or the 12" or 24" for that matter)? I am considering buying one. Any feedback would be appreciated.
  12. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    Im new here and to the world of routing so I need some help on this one. I searched and found some related 60 degree forum threads, but not exactly what I needed. First off, is there any way I can get a 60 or at the least a 45 degree chamfer bit that is reversed or upside down oriented like a...
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  14. Jigs and Fixtures
    Hi, I'm new here. I am looking to build a shop built dovetail butterfly jig. Any help would be appreciated. To purchase one is a big expense and I don't know how much I will be using it. Framework mostly. Thanks, Jim
  15. Router Bits - Types and Usage
    Hi. I need a dovetail bit for house building, so a big one. A brand in Europe called ARUNDA sell it, but the price for the bit is 330 euros, so 425 dollars. It's very expensive for a dovetail bit, isn't it. I'm sure a similar product exist in US, cause you have lot of brands, but i don't know...
  16. Jigs and Fixtures
    I am in the market for the best dovetail jig that I can get. However, there are so many and so varied on the market that I've gotten confused about what features are the most useful. Does anybody have some advice?
  17. Jigs and Fixtures
    Hi all, I'm a novice woodworker and want to start dovetailing. I saw on eBay a PC 4210 & a 4212 for about the same price. which one would you guys recommend? I'm leaning towards the 4212, but would appreciate your expert opinions. Thank you!
  18. Jigs and Fixtures
    Hi just joined today, I have several dovetail jigs in our school shop and I'm trying to find new templates for them as they have been damaged by past users. Searched the web which led me here. We have a stanley 82913 dovetail jig and a Black and Decker 52331 type 2 dovetail jig. Would like...
  19. Guide Bushings and Templates
    I have an old Porter Cable 5008 Dovetail template that appears to be complete and in excellent condition but no users manual. I'm scratching my head trying to figure out how to use it. I found a parts guide online which says I need a 14 degree bit and maybe a 1/2" guide bushing but I could see...
  20. General Routing
    Got a small dovetail fixture for Christmas that does 1/2" and 1/4" dovetails. Does it matter what the angle is? The instructions give a part # for the 1/4" dovetail bit but at the store the salesman gets mistified and starts speaking in tongues and wants to sell me a 1/4" straight bit. I need a...