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Forum topic by NorCalQ posted 08-01-2018 06:02 PM 271 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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NorCalQ

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08-01-2018 06:02 PM

Just saw that Rockler has a set of 8mm dovetail bits that seem to be the same size as the Leigh dovetail bits. I’m wondering if anyone has tried them and if they are comparable?


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#1 posted 08-02-2018 05:23 PM

Info on several places you can buy replacement bits for the Leigh jig 8mm cutters.

I don’t see the Rocklers you refer to so I can’t see a price point, but just based on knowledge of either Rockler, or WoodCraft house bits they are lower quality, with thinner carbide. Thicker better quality carbide = being able to sharpen a number of times, which in the end reduces your cost to use them.

“I like this set for a Leigh jig, also includes a 1/2 collet reduced to your 8mm.

If you have an interest in these, send me a PM, it will save you a few bux.

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