IWF: Wood joining jigs from General
August 15, 2011 | 3:05 pm CDT
IWF: Wood joining jigs from General

(New York, NY) Cost-effective, precision wood joining featuring professional level Dovetail joints, Box joints, Pocket Hole joints, Dowel joints and now Mortise and Tenon joints is now available to all woodworkers. Big, expensive and complex joining set-ups are no longer needed with General Tools & Instruments’ new, easy-to-use jigs which, with the addition of a router or a drill, enable the user to produce professional joints right-out-of-the-box.

General has combined its E-Z Pro line of wood joining jigs with an extensive offering of wood joining accessories, into a powerful point of sale display and sales program known as the E-Z Pro Precision Wood Joining Center. Designed for Home Centers, Hardware Stores and Woodworker’s Supply Outlets, General’s E-Z Pro Precision Wood Joining Center includes an attractive display designed for easy product selection that neatly presents the company’s extensive line of joining jigs and accessories. General will introduce this exciting new program at the International Woodworking Fair, August 25-28, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

The program includes the following jigs:

The E-Z Pro Mortise & Tenon Jig General will introduce this exciting new addition to the EZ Pro line at IWF. The kit provides a quick and easy, all-in-one solution to cutting a matching mortise and tenon with a single inexpensive jig. Using a plunge router with the jig, woodworkers can quickly and easily cut both mortises and tenons ranging from 1/4 to 1/2" thick and from 1 to 3" wide.

The E-Z Pro Dovetail Jig This kit is General’s answer to easily producing strong, precise dovetail joints quickly and easily. Produce half-blind or through dovetail joints or box joints using only your router. The DOVEtailer is perfect for furniture building, cabinet making and other professional carpentry projects.

The E-Z Pro Pocket Hole Jig This award-winning jig kit is the ideal tool for quickly producing sturdy, attractive pocket hole joints in a variety of applications, including leg and rail joints, table and leg joints, cabinet construction or picture frames.

The E-Z Pro Doweling Jig For clean joints that need to be strong and fastener-free, there’s almost no substitute for the dowel joint. This kit offers a simple, versatile way to produce precision edge-to-edge, right angle, or edge-to-surface joints.

The E-Z Pro Jointer Clamp General provides a simple alternative to expensive jointers. With this easy-to-use kit, woodworkers can straight-line rip crooked boards using just a table saw with a rip fence.

The E-Z Pro Precision Wood Joining Center sales program and display also includes a full line of wood joining and joint finishing accessories. These include Doweling Accessory Kits containing dowels, drill bits, stops, and dowel centers available individually for 1/4", 5/16" or 3/8" doweling projects or as a kit with all three sizes. Also available are Dowel Pins in a variety of sizes and packaged in bulk quantities as well as Pocket Hole Screws available in both coarse and fine threads. The program also includes Wood Finishing Plugs to give your project a professionally finished look. General provides a broad range of flat head, round head, button and pocket hole plugs available in Birch and Oak.

To learn more about the E-Z Pro Precision Wood Joining Center and other woodworking tools, please visit General at Booth #1324 at IWF 2010.

About General Tools & Instruments Company

Headquartered in New York City for nearly 90 years, General is the industry leader in specialty tools and instruments. Its recent acquisition of Mannix Instruments, a manufacturer of high-quality handheld electronic test and measurement equipment, has expanded General’s product line to include over 1,500 precision tools and instruments. This vast array of products is widely used by consumers, contractors, woodworkers, hobbyists, electricians, plumbers and professionals in industrial maintenance, HVAC/R installation and inspection, occupational health & safety and home inspection.

Source: General Tools and Instruments Co.

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