Keller Dovetail Jig - Journeyman Model 1500 - 15 Inch

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The Keller Dovetail System - Journeyman Model 1500 - 15 inch is a precision-made dovetail jig that allows woodworkers of all skill levels to create beautiful, strong, and accurate dovetail joints effortlessly. With its robust construction and user-friendly design, this system enables you to produce professional results with ease. 

Designed for joining smaller projects like cabinets, drawers, jewelry boxes, and gift items. The double-sided template comes with two router bits each with shank-mounted bearings, and instructions.

Specifications of the Keller Dovetail Jig - Journeyman Model 1500:

  • Template Width: 15"
  • Thickness Range: Standard Bits: 3/8" to 3/4"
  • Small Bits: 1/8" to 3/8"
  • Stock Width: Unlimited
  • Stock Length: Unlimited
  • Dovetail Angle: 7°
  • Normal Pin Spacing: 1 1/8" center to center
  • Router Requirements:Power: 1+ HP
  • Collet: 1/4"

What’s Included:

  • 1 precision 15'' long template for both dovetails and pins (unlimited width capacity)
  • 2 router bits, carbide-tipped, industrial quality
  • 1 dovetail bit (7°) with guide bearing
  • 1 straight bit with guide bearing (for stock 3/8'' to 3/4'' thick)
  • 1 set mounting screws
  • 1 instruction manual

*A simple wooden backing block is required for the template, but is not included.

Dovetail Joints Made Easy

The Keller Dovetail Jig revolutionizes the way dovetail joints are made, ensuring precision and accuracy with every cut. The Journeyman Model 1500 offers a 15-inch capacity, making it ideal for a wide range of woodworking projects. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this dovetail jig enables woodworkers to create strong, visually appealing joints effortlessly.

Innovative Design and Features

The Keller Dovetail Jig is known for its innovative design and user-friendly features, making it a must-have tool for both beginners and professionals. Here are some key features that set the Journeyman Model 1500 apart:

Versatile Compatibility

Designed to work with most routers, the Keller Dovetail Jig ensures compatibility and flexibility, allowing woodworkers to use their preferred equipment. Whether you have a trusted router or are considering upgrading to a new one, the Journeyman Model 1500 accommodates your needs, making it a truly versatile tool.

Heavy-Duty Construction

Crafted from the finest, high-quality materials, the Journeyman Model 1500 is built to withstand the most demanding woodworking projects. Its sturdy construction guarantees exceptional durability, ensuring that it can handle the rigors of repetitive use without compromising its performance.

Unmatched Precision

Achieving precise dovetail joints can be a challenging task, but not with the Keller Dovetail Jig. The Journeyman Model 1500's innovative design and meticulous engineering deliver unmatched precision, ensuring that each joint fits together seamlessly. Woodworkers can confidently create intricate dovetail patterns with consistent results, enhancing the overall quality and aesthetics of their projects.

The Keller Dovetail Jig stands out with its remarkable precision adjustment feature, allowing users to customize the tightness of their dovetail joints. Craftsmen can achieve their desired level of accuracy by making simple adjustments. This value-added feature ensures optimal joint tightness, avoiding the risk of weak or sloppy joints, and allows craftsmen to achieve their preferred level of tightness for impeccable joinery.

Time-Saving Efficiency

The Keller Dovetail Jig is designed to streamline the dovetailing process, saving you valuable time and effort. Thanks to its user-friendly setup and intuitive design, woodworkers can complete dovetail joints quickly and efficiently, increasing productivity without compromising on quality.

Versatility for Woodworking Projects

The Journeyman Model 1500 offers a 15-inch capacity, allowing woodworkers to tackle a wide range of projects, from small-scale boxes to large furniture pieces. Whether you’re working on drawers, cabinets, or other woodworking applications, this dovetail jig provides the versatility you need to bring your creative visions to life.

Safety Precautions

  • ​​Always wear appropriate safety gear, including safety glasses and ear protection, when operating power tools.
  • Ensure that the router is in good working condition, and the router bit is sharp and properly installed.
  • Take care to secure the workpiece properly to prevent any movement during the routing process.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and recommendations provided by the router manufacturer.


What is the easiest dovetail jig to use?

The Keller Dovetail Jig - Journeyman Model 1500 (15 inch) is widely regarded as one of the easiest dovetail jigs to use. Its user-friendly features, including an unlimited stock length and adjustable joint tightness capabilities, simplify the dovetailing process and make it accessible to both beginners and experienced woodworkers.

What makes this dovetail jig stand out from other dovetail systems? 

The Keller Dovetail System sets itself apart with its exceptional precision, ease of use, and remarkable versatility. Whether you're a seasoned woodworker or a novice, this system ensures flawless dovetail joints every time, giving your projects a professional touch that will impress anyone who sees them.

Can the Keller Dovetail System help me save time on my woodworking projects? 

Without a doubt! The Keller Dovetail Jig streamlines the dovetailing process, allowing you to complete your projects more efficiently. Say goodbye to time-consuming hand-cutting and tedious trial-and-error adjustments. With this system, you'll enjoy faster, more precise results, enabling you to tackle more projects and achieve better productivity.

How easy is it to set up and use the Keller Dovetail System? 

Setting up and using the Keller Dovetail System is a breeze! With its intuitive design and clear instructions, you'll be up and running in no time. Even if you're new to woodworking, you'll find the system straightforward and user-friendly, enabling you to achieve professional results without any hassle.

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