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General Tools Aluminum EZ Dowel Joining Jig Kit
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Aluminum EZ Dowel Joining Jig Kit

  • Accomodates 5/8 in., 3/4 in. and 1 in. thick stock
  • Automatically centers drill bit
  • All in one kit
$29.97 /each

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Since 1910, General Tools has grown to become the recognized industry leader for specialty hand tools and instruments. General's E-Z Dowel Kit includes everything you need to make beautiful wood joints like a pro. The heavy duty aluminum jig effectively simplifies the doweling process, allowing you to create Edge-to-Edge, Right Angle and Edge-to-Surface joints with little effort. The kit also includes three Brad Point drill bits and drill stops, as well as dowel center pins and a collection of wood dowels. Instructions included.

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  • For use with 1/4 in., 5/16 in. and 3/8 in. joint sizes
  • Heavy-duty aluminum construction
  • Makes edge-to-edge, right angle and edge-to-surface joints
  • Includes 1 doweling jig, 3 brad point drill bits, 3 drill stops and wrench, 3 drill bushings; all in 1/4 in., 5/16 in. and 3/8 in. sizes
  • Also includes 6 dowel center points in 1/4 in., 5/16 in. and 3/8 in. sizes
  • Instructions included

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This is for use with 1/4 in., 5/16 in. and 3/8 in. joint sizes.
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Aluminum EZ Dowel Joining Jig Kit is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not accurate enough for quality woodworking The only reason to consider a doweling jig is if you are trying for better quality joints. Unfortunately this item is not the answer. There is too much slop in the bushings to drill accurately. Holes can be 1/16" off resulting in lots of unnecessary sanding. The clamp can also mar your wood. Spend more for a better tool and/or use a different type of joint (dado, rabbet).
Date published: 2016-08-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The bushings are very loose. The resulting holes are not perpendicular to the surface. I even tri... The bushings are very loose. The resulting holes are not perpendicular to the surface. I even tried chucking a bushing in my lathe to try to size and true the hole. That's when I discovered that they don't seat consistently. Even after truing and sizing the bushing hole if I removed and replaced the bushing I got different results. I don't feel right returning it after machining the bushings but I would in a heartbeat if I hadn't.
Date published: 2016-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AS advertised I was able to drill 38 perfect dowel holes on my first time using the jig.
Date published: 2016-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from EZ dowel joining jig I purchased the EZ Dowel joining jig for a one time table making project. Since the purchase I have used this particular jig on over a dozen projects. Limited room in my shop requires more portable type tools and this is great for ALL doweling projects. The Jig itself is built of quality materials, as well as the incluced bits. They stay sharp even with continous use with Red Oak though I have replaced the 5/16" bit due to so much use . probally have drilled 600 dowels with this product and its as good as it was new. Great for the DYI or someone with limited shop room. You just need a strong level work surface to attach to and your ready to go.
Date published: 2009-12-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Drill Stops not square & set screw comes out I purchase for some furniture repair the alignment mechanism is good. However the drill stops do not mount square to the drill bit and the set screw comes out of the stop before it reaches the drill bit. Eve it you mount it on the recessed flute the stop isn't square. The stop needs to be longer to keep it square to the drill bit. See attached pic top is General #841 and lower is an old Craftsman / General bit and drill stop.
Date published: 2014-02-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Can marr up work - drill bit not true. The kit is nice in that you are provided everything you need to get going - jig, bits, stops, markers and dowels. The jig is fairly well made, but beware of rough areas (specifically where the bushings thread into the jig's body) that can quickly marr up your work piece. Also, the alignment gauge on the jig doesn't seem to be exactly on center, so I would recommend drilling holes in one piece and then using the marking pins for alignment rather than trusting pencil marks. A last complaint is that one of the bits is not true - it's not by much, but it's noticeable. Overall, I've been able to make acceptable dowel joints and haven't ruined any material due to the kit's short comings.
Date published: 2011-11-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Tool The kit is made for beginners and works for what I use it for. If I was needing something more extensively, then I would purchase a better quality tool. For the money it works just fine.
Date published: 2013-10-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for Novice I needed a simple way to dowel some boards together for a cabinet project. I tried using my plunge router with poor results. Found this item and thought it looked sturdy enough to try. It was easy to use, holes lined up well. Took me 5 minutes to figure it out then I was popping through my job in quick order. This tool saved my project. Granted, there are better tools out there, but for me the price was in line with my do-it-myself project.
Date published: 2012-04-24
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