Have you ever needed an extra mitre gauge for your table saw, band saw, router table or disc sander and didn’t want to spend the bucks to buy one, well have I got good news for you.
In part one of this two part video I’ll show you how to use a few simple metal working techniques (yes, that’s right, metal working techniques) to create a shop built mitre gauge that is extremely accurate and costs less than $10 to make.
Part one of this video is dedicated to working with the steel needed to make the mitre gauge bar, pivot point and locking knob. Believe me when I tell you that it’s not that difficult because it really isn’t. We are woodworkers so working with this stuff is a breeze, right?
Part two of this video (coming soon) will show you how to make the mitre gauge body and tie the two pieces together to form an accurate, inexpensive mitre gauge. Part two will also cover “dialling in” that mitre gauge to your existing mitre slot no matter what machine you’re using it for. Once you’ve seen how to do this, you’ll be able to “dial in” your mitre gauge to within one thousandth of an inch………………….how’s that for accuracy?
This is a 2 part video version of a written post I did awhile back found here http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Gord/blog/2052 but because of numerous emails about that post I decided to commit the topic to video.
All the best
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