Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'tapering jig'

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Norm Abram Router Table #2: Finishing Up

10-30-2013 04:44 PM by Litrenta | 4 comments »

Well it’s been quite a while since I wrote an entry for this but I figured I would share the finished product. I hadn’t needed to use my router throughout the summer on most of the projects I was working on so it basically sat as a cabinet with a top that housed my miter saw. When I built my tapering jig though it came down to me needing to finish this up so that it could be put to good use. I positioned the router plate exactly where I needed it and then cut some pieces of MDF...

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Video: Jointing small stock on the table saw

01-31-2013 06:28 PM by JSB | 4 comments »

I dont think this really deserves the “Projects” section. I set out to build a jig to allow me to square up small hardwood scraps. It ended up being a tapering jig with a different name.

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Tapering Jig Design (Left or Right?)

12-18-2011 08:13 AM by rance | 16 comments »

I had an occasion to cut a taper in the shop this afternoon and wondered why it really felt akward. Many of the tapering jigs seem backwards to me. or   In cutting my taper, my left forearm would be just above the blade if I had not stepped to the right of the fence. RIGHT SIDE   If I don’t reach across the blade, then the whole onus for holding the workpiece in place falls on the jig itself. Many don’t hold the piece. They rely on the operator to hold it in ...

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