Porter Cable 4212 Dovetail JigThe aim of this site is to provide you with the very best Dovetail Jig reviews, comparisons, buying guides and advice on all the major dovetail jig manufacturers including Leigh and Porter Dovetail Jigs.

We carefully select and then thoroughly review the dovetail jigs that are the best in their class and look at the features that make the difference between a jig that’s just OK, and one that stands out from the crowd.

In our reviews we identify the features that you should be looking for and then explain what this means in use. We also have a selection of useful and informative articles and videos on how to use a dovetail jig.

In today’s market quality and features are always improving and most products are good enough. Most dovetail jigs will do the job adequately and so we look for innovative features that give one model the edge over another, and help to make your projects easier to do, and, more importantly, easier to do well.

Our advice and recommendations are based on more than 25 years experience of using all manner of hand and power tools, and we have particular experience of dovetail jigs, routers and everything router related, such as  router tables. We know what to look for and we recognize it when we see it.

As with most things in life, you get what you pay for, and this is particularly true with tools. A lot of professionals and woodworking experts would agree with the following principle:

If you can afford the best, buy it; and if you can’t, buy the best you can afford.

Useful guides and advice

To get the best out of any tool you need to know how to use it properly, so, as well as the reviews, you can also read our useful guides on choosing and using a Dovetail Jig: