Sliding Dovetail Jig
Sliding dovetail jig is bookmark about Joinery bookmarked by jonathan with ID 11282490653 was uploaded on 23-01-2019 and has been viewed 234,374 times.
I use this jig for routing the sliding dovetail housings for the legs of small pedestal tables and stands: It's fast to set up and very accurate.I made the jig's index head from a 1/2-in.-thick aluminum plate bandsawn into a circle, but you can make it as easily out of a thick piece of hard maple.
I tapped the center of the index head to receive a short length of 1/2-in.-dia.aluminum rod with one end protruding slightly and pointed to act as a center.Three indexing holes are bored through the head to correspond with the dovetail housings to be cut in the pedestal.
A registration pin pushed through the face of the router support seats in one of these holes, positioning the pedestal for routing...