Dovetail Joints

November 16, 2011 § Leave a comment


One thing that most woodworkers can agree on is that a dovetail joint is one of the most attractive joints around, plus it’s incredibly strong.

To find out about the different types – through, half-blind and sliding – and when to use them in your woodworking projects visit

How To Choose A Dovetail Jig

October 27, 2011 § Leave a comment


HOW to choose a dovetail jig is one of the most common questions facing woodworkers. One thing that most woodworkers can agree on is that a dovetail joint is one of the most attractive joints around, plus it’s incredibly strong.

Luckily, with a router and a dovetail jig, creating accurate, good-looking joints is within the capabilities of everyone. So what should you look for in a dovetail jig? Find out at How To Choose A Dovetail Jig

Keller 1500 Journeyman Dovetail Jig Review

October 26, 2011 § Leave a comment


The Keller 1500 Journeyman Dovetail Jig is a simple and versatile 15-inch precision-milled clamp-on template dovetail system. Unlike bench mounted dovetail jigs, all Keller Dovetail System jigs are mounted on shopmade backer boards, which allows for an extremely versatile setup.

To read the complete review and find out why these dovetail jigs are so popular visit

Porter Cable 4216 vs Porter Cable 4212 vs Porter Cable 4210

October 14, 2011 § Leave a comment


The Porter Cable 4216, 4212 and 4210 dovetail jigs are all great jigs. But what’s the difference between them, and how do you decide which one is best for you.

This question has confused woodworkers since time began/Porter Cable introduced the range. To find the answer you need to head on over to Porter Cable 4216 vs Porter Cable 4212 vs Porter Cable 4210 where all will be revealed!

Dovetail Jig Templates – Fixed vs Variable

September 21, 2011 § Leave a comment


One of the major decisions to make when choosing a dovetail jig is whether it’s worth spending the extra money to get a variable template jig like the Leigh D4R, or whether to go for a fixed template jig like the Porter cable 4212.

If you want advice to help you make your decision, read the complete analysis at Dovetail Jig Templates – Fixed vs Variable

Dovetail Jig Reviews

September 20, 2011 § Leave a comment


One of the easiest ways to give your woodworking projects a really professional look is to use dovetail joints. As well as being beautiful they are very strong and are particularly useful for drawer construction. Hand-cut dovetails are the mark of a master craftsman but they take years of practice to perfect.

A much easier way is to use a router and a doveatil jig which will allow you to cut beautiful dovetails in no time at all. As you would expect there’s a huge variety of dovetail jigs on the market with a range of capabilities and prices.

If you’re looking to buy your first dovetail jig and want to learn what you should be looking for in a dovetail jig, or if you’re an experienced user looking to see what’s new or wanting to upgrade, then you’ll want to check out our reviews and comparisons of all the best jigs on the market.

To read unbiased reviews written by expert woodworkers visit

Porter Cable 4212 Review

August 16, 2011 § Leave a comment


The Porter Cable 4212 dovetail jig is the bestselling dovetail jig on the market, with a fantastic combination of price, features and ease of use.

If you want to find out what makes it America’s best-loved dovetail jig there’s a brand new updated review that you can read at


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