There has been some discussion recently regarding dovetail jigs. The
Rockler Dovetail Jig has been noted as being the same jig as the one
offered by Harbor Freight. I'd like to point out that the Rockler jig
is not from the same manufacturer as the HF jig.
The Rockler jig has some features which are important to note which
- a wider body which gives more stable jig and more room for larger,
easier to grip knobs.
- a sandpaper type grip under the bars for a better grip of the wood.
- one piece side stops which are faster and more accurate than a two
piece stop set up.
- side stops that can be adjusted without needing to remove the
- the jig accepts a through dovetail template which adds to it's
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
WOW, they really do read our posts! That's reassuring. I have the Rockler
dovetail jig and I can attest to it being much better built and of stronger
material and better quality then the HF. But it's still built in China.
Then what would you expect for $60.00.
Wonder if Black and Decker reads this newsgroup? hehehehe
shut up Leon, no need to reply, your on my Killfile and Plonked. Your
replies don't score high enough to even show up on my screen!
"You can lead them to LINUX
but you can't make them THINK"
Well way to go Steve. I am honestly impressed that someone on your end
actually has a toe in the water. A lot of information is exchanged
here. A lot of other things, too...
Thanks for checking in and setting the record straight. I am looking
for a jig like this for a friend, and this just may be the ticket.
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