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Lets You Spend More Time Working With Wood, Less Time Adjusting Tools
Because it is engineered for people who are not engineers, the Keller Dovetail System requires only your common sense and a router to get started. You simply clamp the Keller Dovetail Templates to your workpiece, pick up your router, and start cutting. In only 2 to 5 minutes you will cut both halves of a dovetail joint. The results will be clean, precise, and snug fitting, with beautiful hand-cut proportions
Let's You Cut Any Width Stock, and Very Wood Thicknesses Easily...
All models give you through-dovetail joints in any width stock. Unlike other jigs, there are no built-in stops to limit the width of your work. If your work is wider than your templates, simply slide the templates along and continue cutting.Keller gives you a consistently tight dovetail joint regardless of the wood thickness or the router bit setting. All other jigs require time-wasting readjustments and test cuts every time you change your wood thickness. In addition, you can join wood of the same or different thicknesses with the same setup.
For Production Runs or Unique Heirlooms...
Classic or avant-garde project, Keller gives you strength, beauty, and speed. Each of the models has preset spacing especially designed in the classic proportions of handcut dovetails. Keller gives you these distinctive dovetail joints of traditional styling.
All Models Include...
Two precision templates (one only for The Journeyman). Two carbide-tipped router bits (standard dimensions), one dovetail and one straight cutter. Two ball-bearing template guides, mounted on each router bit shank. Fully illustrated instruction manual for mounting and use. Each template requires a simple wooden backing block, not included.Dovetail System also gives you these options. You can vary the spacing by merely shifting the location of the templates in between cuts, changing the size of the tails or pins, while easily maintaining excellent accuracy and beautiful proportions.
Journeyman Models
Model 135-1500
The first in the the Journeyman series, this model is designed for joining smaller projects such as cabinets, drawers, jewelry boxes, and gift items. The double sided template comes with two router bits each with shank mounted bearings, and instructions.
Wood Width Capacity:
Length of Templates:
Wood Thickness Capacity:
-with Rabbeted Pins:
Dovetail Angle:
Pin Spacing, center to center:
Minimum Router hp Required:
Router Collet Size Required:
Shipping Weight:
Unlimited
15"
1/8"-3/4"
Up to 1"
7 Degree (8:1)
1-1/8"
3/4 hp
1/4"
2 lbs.


Model 135-2200
The newest Journeyman model cuts dovetails for larger furniture, cabinets, casegoods, fixtures, and chests. The double sided template comes with two router bits each with shank mounted bearings, and instructions.

Wood Width Capacity:
Length of Templates:
Wood Thickness Capacity:
-with Rabbeted Pins:
Dovetail Angle:
Pin Spacing, center to center:
Minimum Router hp Required:
Router Collet Size Required:
Shipping Weight:
Unlimited
22"
1'4"-1"
Up to 1-1/2"
7 degree (8:1)
1-3/4"
1-1/4 hp
1/2" or 3/8"
3 lbs


Bits & Bearings for the 1500
Standard Dovetail (7/16"x3/4") 135-1633
Standard Straight (5/8"x3/4") 135-1643
Standard Set 135-1695
Optional Dovetail (11/32"x3/8") 135-1631
Optional Straight (5/8"x1/2") 135-1641
Optional Set 135-1690
Box Joint Bit 135-1642
Bearing for all bits above 135-7225
Bits & Bearings for the 2200
Standard Dovetail (5/8"x1") 135-2435
Standard Straight (7/8"x1") 135-2445
Standard Set 135-2495
Optional Dovetail (7/16"x3/4") 135-2433
Optional Straight (5/8"x3/4") 135-2443
Optional Set 135-2490
Box Joint Bit 135-2445
Bearing for 135-2433 135-7227
Bearing for 135-2443 135-7225
Bearing for all other bits 135-7237
Collet Adapter 3/8" - 1/2" 135-2425
Professional Models
The templates of all three professional versions of the Keller Dovetail System are made of aluminum and designed to be real workhorses in the professional shop and factory.
Model 135-1601
This model is designed for joining smaller projects, such as cabinets, drawers, jewelry boxes, and gift items. Comes with two aluminum templates, two router bits each with shank mounted bearings, and an instruction booklet.

Wood Width Capacity:
Length of Templates:
Wood Thickness Capacity:
-with Rabbeted Pins:
Dovetail Angle:
Pin Spacing, center to center:
Minimum Router hp Required:
Router Collet Size Required:
Shipping Weight:
Unlimited
16"
1/8"-3/4"
Up to 1"
7 Degree (8:1)
1-1/8"
3/4 hp
1/4"
5 lbs


Model 135-2401
Very popular midsize Keller Dovetail System model that was designed especially for furniture, cabinets, and casegoods. Comes with two aluminum templates, two router bits each with shank mounted bearings, and an instruction booklet.
Wood Width Capacity:
Length of Templates:
Wood Thickness Capacity:
-with Rabbeted Pins:
Dovetail Angle:
Pin Spacing, center to center:
Minimum Router hp Required:
Router Collet Size Required:
Shipping Weight:
Unlimited
24"
1/4"-1"
Up to 1-1/2"
7 Degree (8:1)
1-3/4"
1-1/4 hp
1/2" or 3/8"
8 lbs


Bits & Bearings for the 1601
Standard Dovetail (7/16"x3/4") 135-1633
Standard Straight (5/8"x3/4") 135-1643
Standard Set 135-1695
Optional Dovetail (11/32"x3/8") 135-1631
Optional Straight (5/8"x1/2") 135-1641
Optional Set 135-1690
Box Joint Bit 135-1642
Bearing for all bits above 135-7225
Bits & Bearings for the 2401
Standard Dovetail (5/8"x1") 135-2435
Standard Straight (7/8"x1") 135-2445
Standard Set 135-2495
Optional Dovetail (7/16"x3/4") 135-2433
Optional Straight (5/8"x3/4") 135-2443
Optional Set 135-2490
Box Joint Bit 135-2445
Bearing for 135-2433 135-7227
Bearing for 135-2443 135-7225
Bearing for all other bits 135-7237
Collet Adapter 3/8" - 1/2" 135-2425

Model 135-3600
Industrial workhorse scaled for larger furniture, cabinets, casegoods, fixtures & chests. Improved version of the original Keller Dovetail Template. Comes with two aluminum templates, two router bits each with shank mounted bearings, and an instruction booklet.

Wood Width Capacity:
Length of Templates:
Wood Thickness Capacity:
-with Rabbeted Pins:
Dovetail Angle:
Pin Spacing, center to center:
Minimum Router hp Required:
Router Collet Size Required:
Shipping Weight:
Unlimited
36"
1/2"-1-1/4"
Up to 1-1/2"
14 Degree (4:1)
3"
1-1/2 hp
1/2"
13 lbs



Bits & Bearings for the 3600
Standard Dovetail (1"x1") 135-3637
Standard Straight (7/8"x1") 135-3645
Standard Set 135-3695
Optional Dovetail (1 1/8"x1 1/4") 135-3639
Optional Straight (7/8"x1 1/4") 135-3649
Optional Set 135-3695
Box Joint Bit 135-3645
Bearing for 135-3637 & 135-3639 135-7249
Bearing for 135-3645 & 135-3649 135-7237


Video & Instruction Book
Eight Minute Video 135-8000
Instruction Book 135-0026

Journeyman Models Professional Models

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