Introducing Box Jawz (and Frame Jawz)

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Project by newTim posted 06-02-2014 01:00 AM 5947 views 34 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box and/or framing jig I designed over a year ago and have been using it since. It has come in handy as a holding device, clamping and squaring jig, and third, fourth, and fifth hand. I’ve made several sizes and added vertical attachments (not shown). With a little bit of study you can see the simplicity of the idea via the photos. Just route a 1/4” channel down the middle of each 2”x3/4” MDF L shaped bracket and add another 1/2” channel also down the middle for the recessed head of a T-bolt and viola. You can cut small square blocks to fit under the corners for support and to square frames, and add vertical L shaped metal or wood brackets to clamp tall pieces.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 06-02-2014 01:19 AM

These are cool. Thanks

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#2 posted 06-02-2014 03:46 AM

Adjustable for both length & width….
You deserve a Guinness!!!

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

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#3 posted 06-02-2014 04:10 AM

Hell of a Jig Tim.

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Thanks for sharing,\

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 06-02-2014 06:15 AM

Looks like a nifty jig. I will keep it in mind in case I need something like that, and I would not be surprised if I did. Thanks for sharing!

-- Dominic's Woodworks -

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#5 posted 06-02-2014 10:25 AM

Pretty neat and nicely done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 06-02-2014 10:50 AM

Looks like a nice extra set of hands.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 06-02-2014 01:50 PM

Nice jigs make the world go round!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#8 posted 06-02-2014 03:48 PM

looks like a real handy jig.

-- Smitty!!!

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