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No-Tweak Dovetail Jig Anthony NM

Guide rails fully support the router, so you don't have to balance it on the jig. And the jig comes fully assembled—all you have to do is bolt it to a board. This jig is easy to get started with and easy to use.

The Home Depot
(915)585-2319
7545 N Mesa And Remcon
El Paso, TX
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Riverside True Value Hardware
(915) 877-1968
7310 Doniphan Drive
Canutillo, TX
 
Lowes #90
(915) 886-5050
319 S Main
Anthony, TX
 
Kmart 4205 / Cross Merch
(915) 751-2391
9484 Dyer St
El Paso, TX
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

Cia.maderera De Chihuahua,sucrs.sacv
(566) 110-690
P T De La Republica 5355
Cd Juarez Chih, TX
 
The Home Depot
(915)599-8741
11360 Rojas Drive
El Paso, TX
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

LOWE'S OF N. EL PASO, TEX.
915 755-9155
4531 WOODROW BEAN TRANSMTN. RD. EL PASO, TX, 79924
El Paso, TX
 
Myers Ace Hardware
(915) 877-7355
7181 Doniphan Dr
Canutillo, TX
 
Lowe's
(915) 755-9155
4531 Woodrow Bean - Transmountain Road
El Paso, TX
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Kmart 9325 / Cross Merch
(915) 760-5001
655 Sunland Park
El Paso, TX
Store Hours
Miscellaneous
Store Type
Miscellaneous
Hours
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21
Store Features
Mon:8-22
Tue:8-22
Wed:8-22
Thu:8-22
Fri:8-22
Sat:8-22
Sun:8-21

No-Tweak Dovetail Jig

No-Tweak Dovetail Jig



The Akeda dovetail jig first hit the woodworking world in March 2003. Production problems took this tool off the market for a while, but now it's back and available from more distributors than before. The Akeda DC-16 jig, $330, has a 16-in. capacity and cuts variably spaced through and half-blind dovetails. A handful of points separate this jig from others. No jig-tweaking is required to get a perfect fit of the joint. Cut 'em, put 'em together and that's it. The guide fingers snap in and out of the jig; no tools are required. A $30 dust port can connect to effectively capture a lot of the chips that pour off the cutter. Guide rails fully support the router, so you don't have to balance it on the jig. And the jig comes fully assembled—all you have to do is bolt it to a board. This jig is easy to get started with and easy to use. The negative side? Well, the price adds up fast. The base price gets you the jig and one set of guide fingers. Add $36 to get the two basic router bits you need for through dovetails in 3/4-in. stock. You can buy extra bits and fingers for half-blind dovetails and other thicknesses of material individually or in a package. A package that includes the jig, dust port and every set of fingers and bits the jig can handle costs $500. The 16-in. capacity is also a disadvantage. Comparable jigs in this price range have a 24-in. capacity. Akeda hopes to have a 24-in. version later in 2005.

Source:
Akeda Jig, (877) 387-6544, www.akedajigs.com, Akeda DC-16 jig, $330.


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