Why Porter Cable Dovetail Jig?
Having beautiful wooden furniture is a luxury and if you can carve out it in your favorite designs on your own, nothing can be better than that. Cutting wood and boards for the home furniture and cabinets can be quite tough and tedious task. It all can be made easy if we have a tool which can help us to cut the wood and also help us to fix the pieces with each other. Doesn’t it sound fascinating to you?
Well it is possible to make dovetail joints by cutting the wood, but do you how much hard work and physical effort is that? On the other side you can always use nails to make 2 wood logs stick together……. BUT DO YOU HAVE THE REQUIRED SKILLS? Sure, A Carpenter does. What if making your furniture does not have to go through this much workmanship and skills?
Dovetails Jigs and their Use
Oh yeah, we re talking about Dovetail Jig which makes wood cutting, Furniture making and making the cabinets quick and easy. Dovetail joints are popular is furniture making and they also provide great strength to the furniture also. As they look beautiful and provide an edge to the looks of the furniture, woodworkers and hobbyists love them. A Dovetail Jig will always save time and a lot of effort for you which means it will save a lot of money for you. It is still important to pick the right Dovetail Jig for your wood work.
The factors which should be considered to buy a Dovetail Jig are that the usability, capacity, versatility, strength, its price and ease of use.
When we are talking about Dovetails Jigs then the best provider in the mind which comes is Porter Cable. Porter Cable is a legendary tool firm which is older than a century. In 1906 they started as a machine and tool shop with same name. In later years they started manufacturing various tools and became a big name in the machine tool industry. Porter Cable Dovetail Jigs are the best available products for the task (Cutting Dovetails Joints in wood).
Porter Cable Dovetail Jigs Review
As we all know that Porter Cable is famous for their high quality power tool. They also make some of the Best Dovetail Jigs. Porter Cable dovetail jigs are the most affordable jigs available for the quality. All the three models (4210, 4212, 4216) are relatively affordable and they will help you cut all type of Dovetail Joints.
You can also make miniature dovetails with the help of mini template kit which is included in package. What makes it great is the quick and easy setup. Because of its easy setup even a beginner can easily use it to create dovetails.
Porter Cable Dovetail Jig has machined Aluminium templates which lets your cut your desired dovetails with accuracy. It is a long term usable durable product. Because of the router gauge a woodcutter does not have to take measurement for the depth of cuts.
Porter Cable Dovetail Jig Pros:
Superior cutting accuracy
Quick and easy set-up
No measurement depth setting
Porter Cable Dovetail Jig Cons:
Not capable of cutting variable dovetails
Product Brief: Dovetail Jig is ideal for wood working provided by Porter Cable. This equipment is useful for woodcutting, Furniture making and Cabinet making. Porter Cable Dovetail Jig is available for sizes for joints of 10 inches to 24 inches. If you want to make drawers, boxes, and furniture Porter Cable Dovetail Jig Combination Kit enables helps in cutting a very wide variety of joinery which will make it easy for you.
Description of Porter Cable Dovetail Jig
The product is really durable durable, single-piece steel base design, it requires no assembly. The stock in this tool are from 1/4 to 1-1/8 in. thick. A cam-type with sandpaper-backed locking bars provide a very firm grip of wood to this jig.
For how to use and its applications you can always refer to the on board instructions. This tool will provide great wood cutting accuracy because of it machined aluminium templates. Users can set the bit depth with the help of its router bit dept gauge, one does not even have to take measurement. The product is really durable and had great build quality. It is a single-piece steel based design which does not require any assembly. It is easy to use and install because it can clamped directly to the bench you are working on.
Porter Cable Dovetail Jig Features:
- It has Heavy-duty cam-type clamps with sandpaper-backed locking bars which provide firm grip of wood
- USeful for half-blind, rabbeted half-blind and sliding dovetails
- Includes template 4213 for through dovetails and box joints
- Includes template 4215 for miniature through and half-blind dovetails, and miniature box joints
Porter Cable 4210, 4212, 4216 Dovetails Jig Product Information & Comparison
Porter Cable 4210 Dovetail Jig
Part Number 4210, this Item Weight is 1 pounds. Dimensions of the jig is 22.2 x 11.8 x 10.4 inches. It is available is Silver Color. This product is powered by electric cord. No Batteries Included and No Batteries Required.
Porter Cable 4212 Dovetail Jig
Part Number 4212, this Item Weight is 25 pounds. Dimensions of the jig is 22.9 x 140.7 x 11.4 inches.
Available Color is Silver. Style Dovetail jig. Power Source is electric cord. This product does not require any battery. It has a warranty of 1-year.
Porter Cable 4216 Dovetail Jig
Part Number 4216, the weight of this item is 26.8 pounds. Product Dimensions are 22.2 x 11.8 x 10.4 inches. Available Color for this dovetail jig is Silver. The Power Source is electric cord.. This product does not require Batteries. Porter Cable 4216 Dovetail Jig has 90 day money back guarantee, 1 year free service, 3 year manufacturers defects.