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|2352 days ago||
Router Lift - Above the table - 16 replies
Good day After I made the Mortising jig for the router table (a few posts down), I thought that to bent under the bench every pass to lift the bit, is too much for my old back so I made a simple lift. The lifting mechanism is located on the right side (behind the fence) so it will not interfere with any operation. It takes some 30 secon...
|2358 days ago||
Rolling Mortise jig for router table - 7 replies
Good day It was running in my head for long time and now that I made the new router table, I made it. I did not make any project yet just a test that you can see on the last 2 pics but it’s working nice. The setting might look very long (on the pics) but actually it’s very short. The “Fence stops” are set only on...
|2363 days ago||
Box (finger) joint jig - 6 replies
Good day If you remember, I made a roller sled on my new router table. To test it, I made this box…if that was a pleasure…and fast… Regardsniki
|2364 days ago||
Caliper modification - 3 replies
Good day On the post “Router table fence setting” I used some modified caliper. I would like to share with you the way I did it I’m using it also for the “TS blade alignment” (next post) and even for TS blade or Router bit height setting (but, I have to deduct the “Tongue” thickness) Regardsn...
|2367 days ago||
Router table fence setting - 14 replies
Good day As you noticed, I made my router table fence with a T so it will be set parallel the the table edge and I said that it’s very important for me… On this post you will see why it’s so important for me… You can measure the distance with the same set-up using ruler but I prefer the caliper even though it req...
|2371 days ago||
Router table fence for amateurs - 4 replies
Good day So, I made my new router table and of course I had to make new fence…took the camera with me and went to the garage… I would like to share with you my method, nothing new, I made it also for the old router table and for the DP but if it will help one of the new-comers to the hobby…I made my money… As you...
|2380 days ago||
All seasons crosscut sled - 8 replies
Good day Today, I was working on the router table fence, the “Fence/Bit” precision distance system and the “Fence stops” precision positioning system. I took some 3 Tons of pics but I have to “Delete”, “Sharpen”, “Add Text” etc and it will take some time to post. In between, I ...
|2383 days ago||
New router - new table - 6 replies
Good day If you remember, I “Came back from Japan” with new Hitachi M8V2. Yesterday and today (in total 16 hours), I was working on new router table. it’s similar to the old one but bigger (31½” x 20”) and with some ideas that were on my “wish list” for long time… It’s not the normal...
|2390 days ago||
Good day I had it long time in my head and today I did it (after drilling 400mm walls for vents installation). For the center part I used two 1-9/16” counter top boards (chipboard covered with Formica) and for the sides 18mm plywood covered with Formica (everything from left-overs). As Vertical rollers I used iron rollers (just fo...
|2393 days ago||
Even bigger triangle - Copy and Past - 5 replies
Good day If you remember the post “Triangle Copy and Past” http://lumberjocks.com/topics/249and “Triangle after copy and past” http://lumberjocks.com/topics/252 I made bigger 45° triangle 20-11/16” x 20-11/16” x 29-1/8” I used an Aluminum straight edge after checking with caliper that it has con...
|2395 days ago||
Quick router table - 9 replies
Good day Corey gave me the inspiration for this quick router table for small jobs. I have 2 trimmers sitting on the upper shelf and doing nothing. I used one of them as on the pics… Regardsniki
|2405 days ago||
"Squaring" the framing square - 14 replies
Good day I have two framing squares but non of them was “Square” and then, one day I saw this method on the Internet. It’s almost impossible to square both sides because usually the “Legs” are not consistent in width. I selected to square the out-side because I use it the most. Regardsniki ...
|2405 days ago||
Good day Usually, when we want to drill small hole and large hole at the same center, we start with the large hole and using the center dot, we drill the small hole. But, I like to prepare a bunch of “wheels”, cut with the “Hole saw” that has 1/4” drill, to use as knobs for jigs. I don’t know if the s...
|2407 days ago||
Hand screw clamps - long jaw - 5 replies
Good day I don’t have so much to say, it’s all on the pics. Sorry for the so bad work on the slots but it’s a prototype (excuses, excuses, all my jigs looks like a prototype). If you wander what are the “xxx” between the pics, I put them to separate between the pics otherwise, they look like one long pictur...
|2407 days ago||
I'm back from japan with pics - 17 replies
Hi everybody I was missing for some time, I went to Japan for the wedding of the son and here I’m… So, I was taken to some restaurant near-by Narita airport and to my surprise, the owner was woodworker, So, I took the camera out and… The guy is making mainly table tops from “One piece” wood (don’t ask...
|2422 days ago||
Sanding blocks - 6 replies
Good day For some reason, the sanding pads that I bought never fit to A4 sanding paper sheet. So, I bought cheap sanding blocks ($1) just to remove the clips and installed them on my size sanding block. Another sanding block that I made is, to use the Belt sander abrasive. Regardsniki
|2423 days ago||
Sanding paper everywhere - 13 replies
Good day I would like to share with you what I’m doing with sanding paper… niki Before you get funny ideas about “sanding papaer everywhere”,NO, I don’t have sanding paper here…..:-)
|2424 days ago||
Amatorski patentski - 2 replies
Good day If the title sounds like Polish, it is, and it means “Amateur’s Patents”... I would like to share with you a few ideas and maybe you will find one or two of them useful. Note 1: When you see – 22.5 mm – it’s 57/64” but 29/32” is also OK. Note 2: Instead of the 1/4” plywoo...
|2425 days ago||
Floor Panels Magic - 9 replies
Good day After reading Fred’s post about his beautiful jigs, I noticed that for the router mortising jig Fred used “Cutting board” (UMHV or something like that).So, I snick to the kitchen and “Nicked” (my name is niki, you know…) one of the new cutting boards and went to the garage. I tried to push it ov...
|2428 days ago||
Screw clamps - 3 replies
Good day That’s my version of screw clamps and I would like to share it with you. As you noticed, all my jigs and fixers doesn’t look “Wow” but the do the job and this one is no exception. I used 3/8” threaded rod. I preferred to use wing nuts because sometimes I use the clamps to hold boards vertically,...