If you’re looking for a versatile dovetail jig that’s also easy to use, you can’t go wrong with the Porter-Cable 4216 Super Dovetail Jig. This tool cuts a variety of dovetail joints including half-blind, rabbeted half-blind, sliding, and through dovetails as well as box joints.
This jig also features patented alignment lines and a router bit depth stop, making setup a breeze. Just adjust the template so that the alignment marks line up with your work piece, set your router bit depth according to the depth stop, and you’re ready to cut!
Easy to use
If you have always been apprehensive about cutting dovetails with your router, this dovetail jig will get you started in minutes. Its patented alignment lines and depth stop make setting up simple. Simply adjust the template so the alignment marks line up with your work piece, set your router bit depth according to the depth stop, and start routing.
This 12” dovetail jig kit from Porter Cable cuts a variety of joinery for drawers, boxes, and furniture in stock from 1/4 to 1-1/8 inches thick with a router (sold separately). Templates for half-blind, rabbeted half-blind, and sliding dovetails are included.
This jig features heavy-duty cam-type clamps with sandpaper-backed locking bars for a firm grip of wood. Onboard instructions provide clear guidance for a wide range of applications, and machined aluminum templates deliver superior cutting accuracy and long-term durability.
Easy to assemble
If you’ve put off cutting dovetails with your router because of the complicated set-up required by other dovetail jigs, you’re in luck. Porter cable’s 12-inch deluxe dovetail jig combination kit will have you up and routing in minutes.
This jig is designed with patented alignment lines and a router bit depth stop so set-up is simple. Just adjust the template so the alignment marks line up with your work piece, set your router bit depth according to the depth stop, and start routing.
The templates are crafted from machined aluminum to resist wear and tear while also providing superior cutting accuracy. The unit also features a durable, single-piece steel base that requires no assembly and attaches instantly to your router bench.
In this video, George Vondriska demonstrates how to properly set two boards into the Porter cable dovetail jig before making a half blind dovetail joint. He explains the proper way to write coordinating letters on the boards and orient them correctly into the jig, as well as adjusting the side fence and comb to make the faces of the boards flush with each other.
Easy to set up
The 12 inch dovetail jig from porter cable is designed to make cutting a wide variety of joinery for drawers, boxes and furniture easier. The jig features templates to cut half-blind, rabbeted and sliding dovetails as well as through dovetails and box joints with router bits from 1/4″ to 1-1/8″.
The jig includes template alignment lines for easy setup and intuitive router bit depth setting gauges to enable depth settings without measurements. The jig also has on-board instructions that provide clear guidance.
Designed to withstand heavy-duty use, this jig is made from a durable single-piece steel base that requires no assembly. It can accommodate stock from 1/4 to 1-1/8″ thick.
If you are a beginner woodworker or have been in the business for awhile, this jig is perfect for you. It’s simple to set up and will help you get started making dovetails in no time.
Easy to maintain
A dovetail jig is a handy tool that helps woodworkers create strong and durable joints. Most jigs use a template to cut dovetails and pins with a router.
The porter cable dovetail jig is crafted from machined aluminum to withstand heavy-duty wear and tear. This jig can be used to make small, medium or large dovetails and box joints.
Its patented template alignment lines and intuitive router bit depth gauge make setup easy. Simply align the template with your workpiece, set the router bit depth, and begin routing.
This jig is also made to last for years of trouble-free use. The sturdily constructed base has a single-piece design that requires no assembly and easily attaches to the base of your router bench.
The patented template enables you to cut through half-blind dovetails in record time and the jig even has a built-in step to automatically space the side work piece an appropriate distance away from the top/bottom. This feature makes it one of the most accurate dovetail jigs on the market.