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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #44: The amazing box joint machine version 2.0- Better than ever?

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« Part 43: Drill Press Table with Table Saw Style Fence and a lot more! Part 44 of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop series Part 45: Build your own Festool Domino style Hand-Held Mortising Machine! »

Maybe a bit too much hype? Well, I’m pretty excited about this new “invention”. I think it’s an improvement over the box joint machine I built a couple of years ago. Not that the first one wasn’t perfectly fine, I just thought I could make it even better. So here’s the new jig- presented in a mock interview format that I think you’ll enjoy!

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-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com



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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 130 days ago

Another fine stumpyfied jiggy machine & infotainment video!!!

I posted a question on YouTube, but figured I’d ask here as well….

Is this new jig capable of cutting dovetails???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 130 days ago

Stumpy,

Good way to get the points across!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 130 days ago

That looks like the “Ultimate Box Joint Jig” to me! I really want one but don’t think I have the skill to build it. But wait…..I have a lot of talented friends who can build one for me. Now to find a volunteer…..

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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CFrye

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#4 posted 130 days ago

When you find one, Andy, have him build one for me too please! Sometimes I have a hard time understanding how a jig works. I get this! Thanks for sharing Stumpy.

-- God bless, Candy

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StumpyNubs

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#5 posted 130 days ago

Randy- It will cut dovetails… but only the tails. It can’t cut the pins, so it’s pretty useless for that type of joint. But that just means you have to build a box joint jig AND a dovetail jig!

Andy and Candy- Don’t let the looks fool you- it is actually really easy to build. It’s mostly done with the table saw. I built it in a day once I got the design all figured out. If you want to try, PM me with your email addresses in a few days and I’ll send you a free set of plans since you’re regulars on the big “Stumpy Nubs” thread.

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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Andy Ponder

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#6 posted 130 days ago

Darn!!! What a time I pick to be irregular!!!

And whats with all the weird names??

Like the jig!!

(another Andy)

-- AP--Unless you're the lead dog, the view never changes.

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Mainiac Matt

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#7 posted 130 days ago

And all this time I didn’t think you could improve upon perfection :^p

It sure looks like a slick system

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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StumpyNubs

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#8 posted 130 days ago

Thanks Doc!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 130 days ago

Candy, I sent Stumpy a pm. If Jim has any mechanical talent maybe he can help us build it!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Philip

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#10 posted 130 days ago

whoa, hold the phone. That looks amazing! I sense you are going to want to re-design everything now…

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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CFrye

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#11 posted 129 days ago

Alright, Andy! I PM’d Stumpy as well! Thanks Stumpy!

-- God bless, Candy

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MoshupTrail

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#12 posted 129 days ago

Using a green screen now? whoa! This isn’t woodworking any more, it’s TV production!!
If you don’t have sawdust on the lens it’s not a real woodworking show. :)
(Big smiley. Still love ya Stumpy)

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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doubleDD

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#13 posted 129 days ago

This looks like a fail safe jig. Something I will have to look into in the next few weeks. At first it looks like a challenge, but most things do until you get started. I will be giving this another look soon. Thanks Stumpy for making a good jig better.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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StumpyNubs

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#14 posted 129 days ago

The green screen gives us more options for the various videos we do, like tool reviews, blogs, etc. And if I use a photo of the shop when it’s clean, I don’t have to tidy up before filming!

In this video I used an altered photo for behind Mustache Mike. Can you tell whose shop he is in? (I did have to remove a lot of the clutter, but the benches, etc are still in the photo.)

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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Mean_Dean

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#15 posted 129 days ago

Another great video! Looks like an interesting jig—am interested in feedback from users.

-- Dean

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