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Useful jigs for your shop #2: A landing apron for your miter jig.

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Blog entry by Bob #2 posted 07-13-2009 12:39 AM 1737 reads 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: A cradle for changing router bits on a Triton router Part 2 of Useful jigs for your shop series Part 3: small mortise hinge jig for boxes etc. »

Sorry folks this one got overwritten here by accident.

To see the original posting please go to my blog here:
http://mywoodadventures.blogspot.com/2010/03/landing-apron-for-your-miter-jig.html

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner



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CanadianWoodChuck

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#1 posted 07-13-2009 12:48 AM

Simple and clever, I’ve always had the same issue. Thanks

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce) http://3dwoodworkingplans.com

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 07-13-2009 01:02 AM

good idea … need to look at me saw and see if the same is possible

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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ellen35

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#3 posted 07-13-2009 01:03 AM

That is very clever!
I have a Grizz too and your project will fit perfectly.
Thank you!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#4 posted 07-13-2009 01:18 AM

Very nice Bob…thanks for sharing. Do you like your Osborn gage ?

-- Don S.E. OK

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#5 posted 07-13-2009 01:27 AM

well done !
when i wake up more
from my nap ,
ill go make one .
thanks !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 07-13-2009 01:32 AM

Good idea. I’ve found that the weight of the fence causes the Osbourne to twist when it’s not fully supported by the table. I’ll have to make this as well.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#7 posted 07-13-2009 01:42 AM

Thanks!!

This is next on my list!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 07-13-2009 01:46 AM

Simple but effective well done

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#9 posted 07-13-2009 02:04 AM

Bravo! Simple and effective.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#10 posted 07-13-2009 02:34 AM

Glad you like it fellas and I hope it will make things a bit easier for you.

Don , yes the Osobrne jig is doing the trick for me,
I have not used all the positions yet but it’s sturdy and the potential is there for accurate cuts.

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#11 posted 07-13-2009 03:38 AM

pretty ingenious… if I could only count the times I wished for 2 more inches in front of the blade – this would have saved me lots of scrap pieces :) gonna put this one one my list.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#12 posted 07-13-2009 04:32 AM

Good one mate
KISS Keep It Short and Simple.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Tony

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#13 posted 07-13-2009 03:11 PM

Really Simple idea – the simple ideas are always the best. I am going into the shop now to make this one – it resolves my same problem – Thanks for posting this great solution.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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#14 posted 07-13-2009 04:17 PM

I bet most of use are thinking “Wow, why didn’t I think of that”
Thanks.

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#15 posted 07-14-2009 03:11 AM

Bob a great idea. It can be used for most miter gauges.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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