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Portable Dovetail Jig Workcenter Plan
portable dovetail jig workcenterA dovetail jig makes dovetails easy - but there are a few things about the tool that make it difficult to use. The workcenter we designed here solves the most common problems woodworkers have using dovetail jigs.
closer look photo
No bending over - getting the jig up to a more comfortable height makes work much easier on the back. You'll also find that it's easier to guide the router when you can actually see where the bit is cutting.

No clutter - the workcenter lets you store all your dovetail tools and accessories in one place - which you can easily tuck under your workbench at the end of the day (see photo left). We included plenty of storage space in a large drawer located on the side of the box - just big enough to hold the jig, templates, support bars, and knobs.

We also included some other great features - like a handy support base for docking your router between cuts, and a support bar to help position your workpiece in the jig. This woodworking plan appeared in Shopnotes magazine No. 93
Joinery Used
Suggested Power Tools
Rabbet, dados, butt Joints
Table saw, circular saw
What you GetWHAT YOU GET
8 pages of step-by-step instructions
Full-color photos and exploded views
Shop tips & techniques
Complete materials list
All for only $5.95
Download Plan to Your Computer
This woodworking plan is a downloadable PDF file that you will save to your computer after you complete your order.

Portable Dovetail Jig Work Center