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DIY Self–Centering Doweling Jig

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Blog entry by CrazyRussianWoodShop posted 12-09-2016 02:38 AM 1915 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Guys,
Just wanted to share the simplest self–centering doweling jig’s design I came up with the other day. It is possible someone already thought of it before of course.

You can also watch this 3 minutes instructional video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Axiicz0iEbI

Be Safe and Happy Woodworking!

Michael

-- Michael Makarevich (CrazyRussianWoodShop): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYNOkVS7B5_6A3GgNq7TtrQ



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#1 posted 12-09-2016 12:18 PM

Handy device, well made. I don’t see how you get good alignment when you say use it up side down. Wouldn’t that be difficult?

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#2 posted 12-09-2016 09:29 PM

You would have to use the center-finders and then drill individual holes. In other words, it is doable but not quite as fast…

-- Michael Makarevich (CrazyRussianWoodShop): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYNOkVS7B5_6A3GgNq7TtrQ

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