Jigs #2: Adding some finish + angle gage & clamp block

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Blog entry by Alonso posted 11-10-2009 04:45 AM 1369 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So today I had some free time, I add it some finish to the entire machine, since this is not any kind of furniture at all I decided to to go the hard way, I basically applied some spray paint, the maple parts had some wipe on poly.

I also got the time to add the missing angle gage and the clamp block. All I need now is to get some different sandpaper grits and this baby should be ready to be put to the test.

I will also like to ask a question.

What grits of sandpaper should I get? I do have 8 disks available for 8 different sandpaper grits. what will be the best choice.

Also when will you use the 30 degrees bevel? I know many of the chisels are 20 degrees and the plane blades are 25 but how about the 30. sorry if this is a dumb question. :)

Ok enough interrogation and here are the pics.


The angle gage

Clamp Block




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#1 posted 11-10-2009 06:01 AM

Looks cool

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#2 posted 01-05-2010 11:34 AM



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