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Leigh SUPER 18
Item 148135

Super 18" Dovetail Jig

$399.00

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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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 dovetails are standard on all super jigs. Infinitely adjustable one-piece fingers are easily positioned for any joint pattern, guaranteeing a half pin at each edge of the joint, regardless of board width. The cross-cut fence fits on the dovetail finger assembly to become a sliding dovetail template. Rout half-blind pin boards and tail boards at the same time using the included two-function spacer to offset the tail board and rout complete joints in one pass with the super jigs, you're not limited to one bit and one depth of cut. 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

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4.2 out of 5 stars
5 Reviews
  1. 3.0 out of 5 stars
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    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.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    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

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    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...

  4. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    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.

  5. 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    Great jig for several applications

    Great jig for cutting dovetails. Directions are clear and easy to follow.

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