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Rockler's Complete Dovetail Jig with Dovetail Jig Dust Collector Combo

Keep your shop clean and wallet happy with this combo offer featuring our most versatile dovetail jig ever!
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Rockler Dovetail Jig:
Cutting beautiful through and half-blind dovetails is fast and easy with our new and improved dovetail jig! Rockler's exclusive one-piece stop gives you the perfect offset every time for dead-on dovetailing accuracy. And our new preset template guide allows for quick initial setup for 1/2" to 3/4" thick stock. Jig will cut half-blind dovetailed joints from 1/2" to 1-1/8" thick and full through dovetails from 3/8" to 3/4" thick. Accommodates stock up to 11" wide. Requires router with 1/2" collet.


  • 8mm diameter bits are 25% larger than typical 1/4" bits, reduce chatter and fit all existing Rockler dovetail jigs
  • Preset template and fence locations clearly marked for standard thickness stock
  • Clamping bars include abrasive surface to grip stock and prevent slipping
  • Depth gauge on template for setting dovetail bit height for half-blind joints

Rockler Dovetail Jig Dust Collector:

You don't have to spend hundreds of dollars to get dust collection with a dovetail jig. Our revolutionary new dust collector eliminates virtually all the dust created when cutting dovetails. It easily attaches to Rockler's Dovetail Jig and a shop vacuum or dust collection system to provide you with a clean cutting area and safe working conditions.


  • Easily attaches to Rockler's dovetail jigs
  • Built-in 2-1/4" port fits most shop vac hoses (not included)
  • Sliding baffle directs the dust collection to where the dovetails are being cut
  • Sweep brush adjusts to provide a complete seal for stock thicknesses of 1/2" up to 1-1/8"
  • Contains the dust while allowing the bit to travel through without damage
  • Two extra long 4" knob posts make adding your dust collector shroud easy
(1) Dovetail Jig
(1) Dovetail Jig Dust Collector
(2) Phenolic Templates
(1) 1/2'' x 14° x 8mm Shank, Carbide-Tipped Router Bit
(1) 1/2'' x 8° x 8mm Shank, Carbide-Tipped Router Bit
(1) 5/16'' x 8mm Shank, Straight Carbide-Tipped Router Bit
(1) 1/2'' to 8mm Collet Adapter
(1) 7/16'' Guide Bushing (fits most routers)
(1) Detailed eight-page instruction booklet
(1) Quick reference guide for standard joints
More Information
Brand Rockler
Weight 26.3500
3.8 / 5.0
47 Reviews
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Solid product
July 1, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Very satisfied!!!
Never used one, saw it in your catalog price was right and reviews were good . Very satisfied with quality and learning curve. Would recommend!!!!!!
June 28, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
Works as advertised
Once I figured out how to set it up works great
June 5, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Works great when you set up properly. Nice tool
Works great
June 4, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Nervous over nothing
I was nervous about dove tailgating I recently purchase this jig
( I hate to waste money ) I unboxed it , mount on 3/4 ply , clamped to the work table , and right out of the i made a perfect half blind dovetail to bad it was on scrap wood now I have 12 draws to do on a storage bed thanks for a great product
May 30, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
A little time to set it up initially but after that it works great. It makes dovetails like a pro. The vac system also works good. Very little saw dirt to cleanup.
May 27, 2020
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
The lever method of securing the drawer stock was worth the purchase. Happy
May 24, 2020
3 months ago
Use it weekly.
Great tool for exact dovetails.
April 1, 2020
over 3 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Rockler's Dovetail Jig
Great jig! Everything you need is with the product with quick shipping. Dust collector does work good. I build kitchen/Bath Cabinetry and use it for the drawers.
March 10, 2020
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
As a first time user, this jig is very easy to set- up and easy to follow instructions.
March 6, 2020
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
Need to add some drawers to my workbench, before attempting some furniture projects
Daniel Z on Jun 18, 2020
Watched your video online how to use it. I’ve been wanting one for years and yours seems the easiest to setup and learn.
Robert S on May 24, 2020
Need to add some drawers to my workbench, before attempting some furniture projects
Daniel Z on Jun 18, 2020
Kneewall Built-In Drawer Boxes, Shelves and other furniture...
David B on May 27, 2020
Watched your video online how to use it. I’ve been wanting one for years and yours seems the easiest to setup and learn.
Robert S on May 24, 2020
Great price
Ronald D on May 20, 2020
Great deal
Neshan S on May 18, 2020
my old Craftsman jig was hard to accurately set
Peter S on May 17, 2020
Price and Rockler tool build - I have others and have always been satisfied.
DinNC on May 16, 2020
Paul M on May 16, 2020
Have you tried doing dovetails by hand. enough said!!!?
Oscar M on May 14, 2020
Excellent quality & Value
Guy on May 11, 2020
necessary to do precise dovetail work
Gerard B on May 10, 2020
going to make a jewelry box for my wife
Gary E on May 10, 2020
Excellent reviews ... easy to use ... reasonable price.
Robb Wock O on May 7, 2020
always wanted to try one
Ben S on May 7, 2020
Good deal and good reputation
David B on May 6, 2020
Looks like a bargain and will help tremendously with tedious dovetails.
Rodney P on May 6, 2020
Excellent sale.
Rob M on May 6, 2020
I want to do some dovetail boxes, but don’t have the desire to cut them by hand.
John M on May 5, 2020
Working on a 100 year old desk restomod and have do some repairs to the dovetail drawers hoping I can make it work.
Don A. H on May 4, 2020
Highly recommended from reviews and the video on using it is excellent. What I have been looking for.
John C W on May 3, 2020
Good value
David W on Apr 29, 2020
Great sale on this, I have a Craftsman existing but I think this will be a lot better!
S E on Apr 29, 2020
Great product. Great price. Just what I was looking for.
Doug W on Apr 29, 2020
Have been wanting this type of dovetail jig for sometime.
David G on Apr 28, 2020
Looks like a quality jig
Matthew B on Apr 26, 2020
Been wanting one of these for quit some time. When I saw it on sale I jumped at the opportunity.
EDWARD C K on Apr 26, 2020
I've always wanted to try dove tail for a more beautiful joints. I use krag now and it's good but not as professional.
Mark B on Apr 26, 2020
I have several Rockler products and have been looking at this jig as a replacement for one that I already have.
Donald L on Apr 22, 2020
I have been looking at this item for a while and it went on sale.
Aaron P on Apr 15, 2020
On Sale, Free Shipping
Robert T on Apr 15, 2020
I bought thIs cause my friend has one and it works awesome once he showed me what to do there is now guessing it’s all there for you to get started
Robert W on Apr 13, 2020
On sale and included vac attachment
Robert J on Apr 13, 2020
Sale price
Gary S on Apr 7, 2020
i want to learn how to make box joints it looks easy with this jig
W E on Apr 5, 2020
Because it seems to be easy to set up<br />. It is the most versatile and complete dovetail jig Rockler has.
William H on Apr 5, 2020
Need the Jig
John J on Apr 4, 2020
Making a gift for a friends wedding
Brian G on Apr 1, 2020
Open up new projects
MovingChicane on Feb 29, 2020
Looked like a good tool from a reputable source.
Kirk R on Feb 27, 2020
I've been happy with previous Rockler products
John H on Feb 26, 2020
Husband asked for this for his birthday which is coming up in early April.
debra h on Feb 18, 2020
Wanted on forever.
Chester G on Feb 16, 2020
Looks like a quality, reasonably priced, first dovetailing jig.
James A on Feb 16, 2020
it looked like the easiest one to use
John on Feb 9, 2020
This will work perfect for my cabinet shop and all that you get with the product!!<br />Mountain MT Homes<br />Ken
Ken H on Feb 2, 2020
Good product for the price.
Susan T on Feb 2, 2020
Want to start dovetails
Stephen T on Aug 30, 2019
I have wanted this tool for a long time and when I saw the sale price I decided now is the time. I make, among other things, cedar chests for jewelry. This should add a bit of "class" to the projects.
Nelson T on May 30, 2019
Been wanting/needing one... when it went on sale, I couldn't pass it up!
Sir Shootest on May 30, 2019
I have been putting off ordering the Rockler Dovetail jig for two year but now the Price is right and I would like to make jewelry boxes for my grandchildren
Frank S on May 29, 2019
Kneewall Built-In Drawer Boxes, Shelves and other furniture...
David B on May 27, 2020
Great price
Ronald D on May 20, 2020
Anyone have an issue while doing through dovetails with the interaction between bit and guide bushing? There is no physical way to set the cut depth correctly. The bit always digs into the guide bushing, for 1/2 stock material
BreckBeard B on Jun 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I don't know about yours, but mine didn't come with any instructions at all. I'm having the same issues (plus some... new to this tool). In my first attempt, I've now damaged one of the templates, and probably a router bit. Some simple instructions would have been very appreciated.
Total noob at woodworking here. I'm trying to figure out what parts go with what other parts. What I have is a router and a router table. What do I need to buy to ultimately make the cool isoloc wave, clover, etc joints (after lots of practice)? I wanted to use the table router with RTJ400 but it looks like that doesn't work with the fancy templates. It looks like I need the DR Pro jig and the templates (sold separately, of course). I went to a Rockler store, but the guy I talked to kind of blew me off.
Linda S on Mar 5, 2017
Rockler's Complete Dovetail Jig with Dovetail Jig Dust Collector Combo
Rockler's Complete Dovetail Jig with Dovetail Jig Dust Collector Combo
Distinctive Series Dovetail Templates, Style A
Distinctive Series Dovetail Templates, Style A
Leigh D4R Pro 24
Leigh D4R Pro 24" Dovetail Jig w/Accessory Kit

It's been nearly 2 years since I upgraded to the Leigh Jig system. When I purchased my system, they provided very thorough instructions in both print and video formats. If this is your first dovetail jig system, you're walking right to the Rolls-Royce of them all (in my opinion). Leigh has some unique features incorporated into their system that can make dovetailing a much more satisfying experience for beginners and professionals alike. Dovetail jigs are primarily designed for hand held use only. One should have a fair amount of experience operating, maintaining and caring for a hand held router before attempting dovetail routing. I won't assume your experience level, and only mention it for the sake of safety. I have the D4R system which will accept the unique templates you have interest in. I happen to own the "clover" template, but have yet to use it. Leigh seems to be good about giving complete information about all necessary bits and guide bushings when purchasing their accessories. Whatever brand of jig you ultimately land on, this is a craft that will take some practice and patience to master, but it's well worth it. There is no substitute for a tight ffitting drawer joint that could out live your grandchildren! Hope this helped. Remember, safety first.

Which two templates are included? Can I do through and half-blind dovetails (as well as box joints) right out of the box, or will I need additional templates?
David S on Feb 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This jig is not recommended for box joints. It includes templates for doing half blind dovetails and through dovetails.
Good Afternoon, several of the comments suggest that this is not compatible with certain routers (Bosch was listed specifically). Has anyone out there been able to confirm this? I am wanting to get the Bosch 1617 combo but do not want to get something that will not work with this kit. Also, I see it comes with a 1/2" to 8mm collet adapter, is this all I need to use these bits on the router I choose? Thank you, Drew
Andrew H on Feb 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Not sure. I had a Dewalt router I used with it and it worked great.
What router would you recommend with this jig?
David H on Feb 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have a Bosch router so I had to buy the guide bushing plate to use the Rockler jig. It works fine that way. The Porter Cable 690 series doesn’t need the guide bushing plate but as David stated you can use about any router
Can this jig cut rabbitted dovetails?
Scott E on May 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Half blinds and through I've done
Will this work with the Rockler Dovetail Jig?
David on Apr 1, 2020
Rockler's Complete Dovetail Jig with Dovetail Jig Dust Collector Combo
Rockler's Complete Dovetail Jig with Dovetail Jig Dust Collector Combo
VRS1200 Vacuum & Router Support for 4200 Series Porter-Cable Dovetail Jigs
VRS1200 Vacuum & Router Support for 4200 Series Porter-Cable Dovetail Jigs
BEST ANSWER: Worked well on mine. Hope this helps.
Does this jig support the Festool OF 1010 EBQ router?
Jan H on Apr 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: HI Jan I am sure your router will work very well using the Rockler's Dovetail Jig. With the smaller base on the router works the best. You will enjoy this Jig. Rob
Is this item Made in the USA?
Paul G on Apr 20, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This item is made in Taiwan.
Will the 8mm shank bits fit in a Makita 1/4" shank cordless router, or with the router's optional 3/8" collet? Thanks.
William H on Sep 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This requires a router with a 1/2 inch shank.
I am having trouble keeping the dovetail bit secure in the router. I have tried three different routers, cleaning the bit shank and the collet. Could it be that the guide bushing is preventing proper seating of the bit in the collet? I don’t have trouble using the router for other applications only with the dovetail jig. I have already destroyed one bit!
Barry R on Jul 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I'm having the same issues! Going to try new bits with bearings ! Hopfully
Are replacement templates available?
FRANK R on Aug 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: can buy the replacement through Rockler.
Do I need a guide bushing router plate?
Gerry on Jun 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: My experience was that the guide bushing provided with the dovetail jig fit very nicely on the standard plate on the bottom of my Porter Cable router.
how wide stock will this jig cut?
Charlie J on Apr 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 11" See all details online at rockler
one review said need adapter for Ryobi router ,have Ryobi with 1/2" collet . do I still need adapter? thanks tom
tom z on Feb 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No Tom the jig comes with everything you need. It is a great jig.
,Is there a issue of using my router and router bushings and bits, instead of using the bits and router bushings that come with the Jig?
Frank on May 24, 2019
Is there a list as to what routers this will fit?
Larry H on May 19, 2019
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