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Blog entry by Farrout posted 02-20-2014 03:53 PM 746 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m making some boxes and after changing the joint design multiple times, I decided to go with splined miter joints.
This, of course, requires multiple miter cuts and a way to cut the spline slots.

Here is the jig I made to cut the miters.

It can also be turned around to make straight cuts.

I made these supports to fit on my cross cut sled to cut the spline slots.

There is no such thing as scrap, just pieces for future jigs.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-20-2014 04:01 PM

They look like they will do the job .well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-20-2014 04:24 PM

Nice set of jigs. They should serve you well.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 02-25-2014 07:14 PM

Now for some easy splines.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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