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  1. Joinery
    I have a buddy of mine that uses the 1601 system and absolutely loves it. He has made all kinds of furniture with the system. My question is, should I go with the same system or get a leigh dovetail system? I am a bit tore between the two mainly b/c, I don't want to be limited on the width of...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    HI I am a entry level woodworker here and still setting up shop. I’m about to choose a dovetail Jig and I like the Rockler for the $$ but I’m wondering if I can justify the $$ for the Porta-cable 4212. I would appreciate any advice. Thanks Bobby V
  3. Tool Reviews
    I finally got a chance to use my Kehoe jig tonight, aka the dovetail spline jig available from our faithful moderator, Texas Timbers. I bought it awhile ago, so the easiest thing to do was watch the video link on this site. That refreshed my memory. The video is a little bit easier to...
  4. Tool Reviews
    I'm new to this forum and I am looking to buy a dovetail jig (for making drawers). I want to spend around $200. I understand Leigh and Akeda are top of the line models from what I have read ($500). Do any models in my price range have adjustable settings for the guides? Also, where is the...
  5. Joinery
    Howdee! How ya’ll boys and girls doing today? This is Mike (Hello) and of course I’m new at this woodworking just a tad. I’m wanting to learn how to make dovetails. The type of dovetails I need to make are the tiny ones like those used on vintage wooden Remington Cartridges cases. Those are...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey guys, I just came across this link. I don't know if it has been posted before in here, but I own this jig and I think it is absolutely fantastic. I have dealt with Kevin who is TexasTimbers and sells the jig and I think he is one of the nicest guys to deal with I have ever had the...
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    Some of you may know Charles Neil. He is a master woodworker, successful internet teacher, and also a member here (too busy to show up much though). Yesterday his wife Sherri, posted the raw footage of Charles's review of our Kehoe Dovetail Spline Jig and is asking for input. You can click the...
  8. Tool Reviews
    I have a contractor who is doing an historic home restoration that is dropping off wood trim parts for me to replicate. The interior stuff is wide walnut, no problem. The exterior is painted fir now but he wants the replacement made of red cedar (and he his going to paint it). Most of it is...
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