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Model#: PCBN4212

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Porter-Cable 4212 12 in. Deluxe Dovetail Jig

  • Porter-Cable 4212 12 in. Deluxe Dovetail Jig
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2008 Tauton's Tool Guide Best Value Editors Choice Winner
  • Handles stock 1/4 in. to 1 1/8 in. thick
  • Patented alignment lines and router bit depth stop allow for quick, easy set-up
  • Heavy-duty cam-type clamps with sandpaper-backed locking bars provide solid grip of wood
  • CNC machined aluminum templets provide superior accuracy
  • Cuts through dovetails, box joints, half-blind dovetails, rabbeted half-blind dovetails, and dovetail dadoes
  • Additional templet available to create miniature dovetails
  • This item ships in the original manufacturer's packaging.
  • 12 in. Deluxe Dovetail Jig - 4212
  • Through Dovetail/Box Joint Combo Template - 4213
  • Half-Blind/Dado Combo Template - 4211
  • 1/2 in. Shank Carbide-Tipped Dovetail Bit - 43776PC
  • 1/2 in. Shank Carbide-Tipped Straight Bit - 43743PC
  • Template Guide - 42040
  • Template Guide - 42047
  • (2) Lock Nuts - 42237
  • Operating Manual


Max. Workpiece Size: 1-1/8 in.
Min. Workpiece Size: 1/4 in.


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    Do you have to have a router with 1/2 inch collet
    Asked on 3/16/2016 by Rich from Rohnert park ca

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    • Staff Reviewer


      Yes, the router must have a 1/2" collect

      Answered on 3/18/2016 by Ray from Atlanta
    • Staff Reviewer


      Porter Cable model 7518 has a 1/2in collet

      Answered on 3/18/2016 by Taylor from Atlanta,GA
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Standard Warranty - PORTER-CABLE LIMITED THREE YEAR WARRANTY (1 year for reconditioned products

PORTER-CABLE will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit or call (888) 848-5175. This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

In addition to the warranty, PORTER-CABLE tools are covered by our:

  • 1 YEAR FREE SERVICE: PORTER-CABLE will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.
  • 90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your PORTER-CABLE Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund – no questions asked.
  • LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, see country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see website for warranty information.

To register your tool for warranty service visit our website at

To obtain information on warranty performance, please write to: PORTER-CABLE CORPORATION, 4825 Highway 45 North, Jackson, Tennessee 38305; Attention: Product Service. THE FOREGOING OBLIGATION IS PORTER-CABLE'S SOLE LIABILITY UNDER THIS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL PORTER-CABLE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.