LumberJocks

Question about cutting angled dovetails

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by Angela posted 06-16-2012 08:26 PM 796 views 0 times favorited 0 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Angela's profile

Angela

205 posts in 1646 days


06-16-2012 08:26 PM

Topic tags/keywords: angeld dovetails leigh jig question

Using a Leigh Super Jig to route angled through dovetails

I’m making a project that requires a 3 deg angle at one end of my project. I have a Leigh Super Jig 18 that I usually use to route my dovetails. I located an article on Leigh’s website about cuing angled dovetail but it was using a D4 jig. My question is has anyone out there done this with the Leigh Superjig? Or is there someone out there that has hand cut angled dovetails?

Cutting the 6” and 4” ends are easy, it’s going from the 8” to the 6” ends that’s the hard part which needs to be angled so there’s no gap. I also figure the small end doesn’t really need to be angled but the larger end has to be so there’s no gaps in the dovetails. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Angela

-- www.WoodWorkersWebsite.com - Helping other woodworker's


0 replies so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase