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Through Dovetails with the TD330 – Router Table Use

Through dovetail joinery is an extremely popular, attractive and strong way to make boxes, drawers and more. The Leigh TD330 with 12-7/8" board width capacity makes this joint quick and easy to make. Create elegant through dovetails in varying cutting depths, without having to adjust the jig.
Here's How
TD330 To rout the tails
1 To rout the tails, install the supplied e10 guide bushing (eBush) in your router table, with included 1/2" 8° dovetail bit.
With the jig upside down
2Centre the tail board between the left and right combs of the template.
Clamp the tail board
3Clamp the tail board in place with user supplied clamps, preferably quick grip clamps.

TD330 rotate the side stop

4Rotate the side stop until the cam touches the edge of the board.
guide the jig against the guidebush
5Guide the jig around the guide bushing and bit, in and out of each comb opening.
completed tail board
6Use the routed tail board to set the side stop for the pin boards.
TD330 rout the pin boards
7 To rout the pin boards, install the included ½” straight bit in your router.
pin boards clamped
8 With the pin board clamped in position against the side stop, rout the pins.
fit the tail
9Fit the tail and pin boards together to test the fit. Joint tightness adjustment is made with the elliptical guide bushing. See below.
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For more detailed instructions, see User Guides and Bulletins in the Support Section.