2 Simple Shop Jigs - Multi Function Tapering / Sandpaper Sheet Quartering

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Blog entry by WoodJediNTraining posted 06-08-2013 09:06 PM 4672 reads 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone, Just wanted to share a couple of shop Jigs with you. One is a quick and simple jig for quartering your sheets of sandpaper to use in your palm sanders or sanding blocks.

The second jig is a multi function tapering Jig that lets you do 4 sided tapers as well as straight edging rough sawn boards and cutting angles also.. There could be many more uses, there are just the 3 I focus on in the videos.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#1 posted 06-09-2013 12:02 AM

Excellent Tutorial Video.

Thank You for doing all the R & D on this Jig.

It could very well be the simplest, most versital ‘shop built’ TS Rip/Angle cutting/Tapering Sled/Jig that I’ve ever seen.

With a little engineering and the addition of a sacrificial plate, towards the center, I can see it double as the top to a Drill Press hold down table when not in use as a TS Sled. Double Duty and what better place to store this Sled.

Will look forward to building this one, soon.

Thanks for sharing.

Best Regards. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#2 posted 06-09-2013 02:44 AM

Another great set of instructional videos!

The multi purpose tapering jig is not only a good one but is much safer than those adjustable wedge shaped things that slide along the fence that are sold commercially.

We all appreciate you taking the time to do these videos. And your enthusiasm is contagious!



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

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#3 posted 06-09-2013 11:38 AM

All, very good, Laney.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 06-09-2013 12:43 PM

After watching that I have to make one of those tapering jigs! Thanks another good video

-- Coach Mancuso

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#5 posted 06-09-2013 04:46 PM

Laney, great jig or should say jig s thanks for sharing

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 06-09-2013 08:47 PM

These are great jigs. I really need that sandpaper sheet jig, I will eventually make that! I’ve heard that contact cement can really stink up your shop, did that happen to you?

Great jigs!

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#7 posted 06-09-2013 11:28 PM

winderful jigs, thanks for sharing, videos were great

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 06-10-2013 06:21 AM

AJ Contact Cement does have a smell, but not that bad.. however it is recommended to work in a well ventilated area and use a respirator.

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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