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Aluminum EZ Dowel Joining Jig Kit

  • Accommodates 5/8 in., 3/4 in. and 1 in. thick stock
  • Automatically centers drill bit
  • All in one kit
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Product Details

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.
  • 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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  • California residents

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Questions & Answers

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Q:What is the country of origin?
by|Jun 3, 2021
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A:  This tool is made in China.

by|Jun 7, 2021
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    Q:Will this work with 1/2" stock?
    by|Jan 24, 2020
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    A:  I haven't used mine on 1/2" boards but it's very cloes on 3/4" boared .I say try on a piece of scrape before using it on you project

    by|Jan 24, 2020

      A:  yes

      by|Jun 24, 2021

        A:  Yes

        by|Jan 24, 2020

        A:  yes this will work fine for 1/2 stock

        by|Sep 14, 2020
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          Q:Can i drill holes for cam screws and locks with this kit?
          by|Nov 14, 2019
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          A:  Yes, you can use it for Dowels.... but I'm sure you need a larger hole for your Cam Locks....unless you just want it to alone the holes.... and then drill for size...

          by|Feb 11, 2020

            A:  I would think so, yes. But to be fair—I haven’t tried that.

            by|Nov 15, 2019

            A:  Only if the lock size is smaller than 3/8"

            by|Sep 14, 2020
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              Q:Does this dowel kit come with a carrying case? If so what’s it make of?
              by|Oct 30, 2019
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              A:  No carrying case, just the clear hard plastic and cardboard packaging. I use a cheap dollar store tool box to store my jig and companion bits and dowel pegs.

              by|Oct 30, 2019

                A:  Thank you for your interest in our product. The EZ Dowel Joining Jig Kit does not come with a case.

                by|Oct 30, 2019

                  A:  Yes-hard shell plastic. Great product-used mine for several years and recommend it.

                  by|Oct 30, 2019

                  A:  No, it doesn't come with a carrying case.

                  by|Oct 30, 2019
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                    A:  It does not come with a case.

                    by|Oct 30, 2019
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                      Customer Reviews

                      3.7 out of 5
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                      Good but don't trust the arrows
                      My first dowels were mis-aligned, and then I noticed that the small registration arrow is off center. How crazy is that? It is easy enough to ignore the arrows and sight through the hole; so for the remainder of my dowels were spot on. The collet and set screw are very hard to tighten, and kept coming loose. But even with these problems, I found the jig to be very useful and convenient. The metal frame and collars are robust enough to use a hand drill.
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                        The guides are off by 1.5/32". So when you assemble your pieces, they are off by 3/32".
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                          Terrific time saver! I was hesitant to spend $30 for just one project, but my homemade jig was we...
                          Terrific time saver! I was hesitant to spend $30 for just one project, but my homemade jig was wearing out and I needed something fast so I took a chance on this product. Was I ever surprised at how much better it was from my homemade jig and so easier and faster to use. My "good" rating instead of "excellent" is because the drill collars were of a newer design that pinched the drill bit. However, it DID NOT even get close to squeezing/pinching tight enough to be of any use. I used a 3/8" pipe nipple and a washer to limit the drill bit depth instead! Awesome product, otherwise! (The included dowel pins seemed to be smaller in diameter than anticipated, so I would recommend not using them and buy a separate pack of dowel pins.
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                          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.
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                          Doweling Jig
                          Worked great, was inexpensive and saved a lot of time!
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                          Response from General ToolsJan 17, 2023
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                          It's going back
                          First, it is mispackaged, with no 5/16 bushing. Mispackaging happens. Instead, it came with two 3/8 bushings. One of them was improperly machined. The bit goes almost through but stops just hard shy. Second, and most importantly, I seem to need power tools to tighten the drill stop enough for it to work, and then only if it is high enough on the bit to be off the flutes. Making it useless for the intended job since the minimum depth I can depend on it with the 1/4 bit is over 1".
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                            simple
                            quick and easy to use
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                            Response from General ToolsJan 3, 2023
                            We appreciate the positive feedback you recently submitted on your General Tools purchase. For nearly a century, General Tools has been a recognized leader in the design and development of precision specialized tools. We pride ourselves in delivering the PRECISE tool for the job. Thanks again for your product review. We are pleased that you are satisfied with your General Tools purchase!
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