Leigh - Super 18" Dovetail Jig
Super jigs offer extraordinary joint making capability at exceptional price points. No other jigs equal the versatility and precision of Leigh super jigs. Variably spaced through and half-blind...
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Item 148148Model AC 18
Just select any of the five half-blind bits available and rout half-blind joints in the depth that best suits your project. The finger assembly can also produce two sizes of box joints, 5/16" and 5/8". The amazing joint making capability of super jigs is due in part to the revolutionary new Leigh E-bush. Very precise adjustments for fit are made easily with the E-bush. Settings are changed using the included pin wrench and the uniquely shaped locking nut makes tightening the E-bush a snap. Markings clearly indicate the adjustment direction necessary for the desired change. A simple twist of the E-bush changes its active diameter which in turn changes the fit of finger joints and half-blind dovetails. Easy to use cam action clamps and aluminum clamp bars hold the work piece securely against non-slip material applied to each clamping surface.
Includes: 1/2"-8 degree dovetail bit, 1/2"-14 degree dovetail bit, 5/16" straight bit, 1/2" to 8mm collet reducer, sliding dovetail fence, half-blind bridge piece material, E-bush, fully illustrated user guide and instructional DVD.
• Accepts boards up to 18"
• Includes 3 router bits
• Infinitely adjustable one-piece fingers
• Super 18" dovetail jig
expensive for what you get
The Leigh Super 18 is my first dovetail jig. I bought the Leigh because I could not justify paying the additional cost of the PC Omnijig. The instructions for assembly and use were very useful, comprehensive and well written. The jig itself is a precision tool and performs accurately. My only real disappointment was I could not believe how little the package weighed and ultimately how little there was to this item for the several hundred dollars it cost. There is also a feeling of fragility with this tool. I guess the moral of the story is you are paying for the convenience of the task the tool accomplishes as opposed to the sum of its components.
LEIGH SUPER 18" DOVETAIL JIG LOVE IT
I HAVE USED DOVETAIL JIGS BEFORE AND THE LEIGH SUPER JIG IS BY FAR MUCH BETTER I MAKE CABINETS AND ALSO MAKE SMALL BOXES I LIKE THE SETUP AND THE WONDERFULL MANUAL AND DVD. THE DUST COLLECTER IS SO GOOD I CAN USE IT IN THE BASSMENT. ALL I CAN SAY IT IS A GREAT JIG
Leigh Super 18" Dovetail jig is Super
This is the second Leigh jig that I have owned and the first one was great, so I decided to get a new one and I was not dissapointed...
It is a great jig.
What can I say? This is great. Directions are superb. I would recommend this to everyone needing a dovetail jig. Great flexibility in dovetail design.
Great jig for several applications
Great jig for cutting dovetails. Directions are clear and easy to follow.