Porter Cable 12″ Deluxe Dovetail Jig 4212 is every woodworker and carpenters dream. This machine delivers so many cuts for furniture making your head will spin with ideas. Most furniture enthusiast agree, once crafted and locked together in place perfectly and seamlessly without glue, that dovetails are beautiful and establish an aura of superior craftsmanship to your work. Due to the fact that so much of our pre-20th century furniture relied on the strength and locking power of the dovetail, dovetail jigs allow the aesthetic of an antiquated piece, with the speed and efficiency of todays advancements in power tool technology. Thus, dovetails are not only eye pleasing, but also alluring to those who have a sentiment for the way furniture and wood working was once accomplished.
The 4212 includes a plethora of templates and dovetails for your next furniture project. When you purchase the Deluxe Dovetail Jig 4212 you receive two template guides, 42040 and 42046, as well as the thorough dovetail box joint combo template 4213 and the half-blind dado combo template, 4211. So if you prefer the box joint, as many carpenters do, this dovetail 4212 provides the option to accomplish both joints in one machine. You also get a ½” shank carbide tipped dovetail bit and a ½” shank carbide tipped straight bit. An operating manual to help you out on your first couple of go-rounds with the dovetail machine as well as two lock nuts. The Dovetail Jig 4212 can handle stock at ¼” to 1 1/8” thick and has a CNC machined aluminum template, giving your woodwork project the superior accuracy not only expected from, but demanded by a professional carpenter. The templates provide several dovetail options including dovetails, box joints, half blind dovetails, rabbited half blind dovetails, dovetail dadoes and finally miniature dovetails. Heavy-duty cam-type clamps with sandpaper-backed locking bars that deliver the tough grip you desire on your wood piece while cutting.