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on the Leigh B975 Box Joint & Beehive Jig
With the B975 you can rout 1/2" and 3/4" box joints. The following steps feature a 3/4" joint size. The steps are similar for 1/2" joints.
1 With the board mounted in the vice or in a portable workbench, place the jig on the board, and center it.
2 Clamp the jig to the board.
3 Unlock and move the socket board stop to the right so it contacts the edge of the socket board.
4 Use the supplied e10 guide bushing with your router and the supplied 1/2" bit.
5 Rout the sockets.
6 Flip the pin board stop to the right, to provide the correct offset for the pin board.
7 Rout the pins.
8 Fit the boards together to check the joint fit.