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Thin strip TS jig.

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Blog entry by RussellAP posted 654 days ago 1009 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a jig so I could cut strips of wood on the TS to any thickness I like.

It’s really simple and you can make one in a minute or two.

Make sure to run the wood fence through a joiner on all sides.

It works better with a zero clearance blade guard, which I need to get.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.



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NormG

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#1 posted 654 days ago

Great jig, thanks for sharing. Sometimes the answer is right in front of us and many times very simple as you have proven

-- Norman

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madts

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#2 posted 654 days ago

I do not get it. You are adding a fence to the fence.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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RussellAP

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#3 posted 654 days ago

Madts, yes, basically. However this fence is easier to get those thin strips out with your fingers and keep them away from the blade. The fence on the TS is much taller and would be hard to grip the cut piece. And it’s not as long as the fence so you can just hold the cut piece with your fingers as it comes out. Tried this with the fence and almost every piece wanted to go down the blade into the hole. Now all I do is push wood.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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juniorjock

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#4 posted 654 days ago

Not too sure I’d trust this. Not that thin piece between the blade and fence. But if it works for you, that’s great. Just be careful with those fingers.

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#5 posted 654 days ago

Those little HF clamps are great; yes?

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RussellAP

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#6 posted 653 days ago

Jumbojack, I got a million of em.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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