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Review: Porter Cable 4216 Dovetail Jig

Porter cable 4216 with templates

Porter Cable 4216 Dovetail Jig Review

Accuracy8.9
Ease of Use9.1
Value For Money9
Features8.6
8.9 out of 10
What's Hot?
  • Porter Cable’s patented adjustment lines and router bit depth gauge which allows you to set bit depths without measuring, making it quick and easy to use
  • Supplied with all the templates for cutting every type of dovetail - Half-Blind/Sliding Dovetail Template (Model 4211), Through Dovetail/Box Joint Template (Model 4213), Miniature Template (Model 4215)
  • Durable, single-piece steel base design requires no assembly and allows for clamping or bolting directly to the work bench
  • On-board instructions provide clear user guidance for the various applications
What's Not?
  • You can't cut variable-spaced joints
Bottom Line The Porter-Cable 4216 Dovetail Jig is the top-of-the-range jig in Porter Cable’s excellent 4200 range of dovetail jigs and comes with all the finger templates for making all the joints. If you cut a lot of dovetails and you know that you will definitely want to cut the whole range of different dovetail joints, the Porter Cable 4216 is the most cost-effective way of buying the jig plus all the templates. The Porter Cable 4216 retails for $174.99


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