How to Use Leigh Jigs

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Date(s) - 2021/10/02
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Faust Park Shop


Instructor:  Mike Sistek

Lunch break:  Yes, 1 hour

Prerequisites:  Guild Safety Class

Materials and supplies that attendees are expected to bring:

  • Ear protection
  • Safety glasses
  • Shop Apron

Materials that will be provided by the Guild:

  • Sacrificial boards to do practice joints on the jig


Students will learn to cut dovetails on both the Leigh Super 24” Dovetail jig and the Leigh Box Joint & Beehive router jig.  Students will learn the different parts of the Leigh jigs and how each operates and the basic jig functions.  We will discuss how routers with guide bushings work and we’ll have a discussion on which router bits work well with the Leigh jig.  During the class students will learn how to cut half-blind, sliding and full dovetails with the Leigh jig.


This event is fully booked.