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Dovetail jig for table saw

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Project by geekwoodworker posted 48 days ago 1375 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this jig for future projects. Haven’t actually made anything with it yet, just a test but it worked ok.

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario





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#1 posted 48 days ago

Rocking

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#2 posted 48 days ago

Looks like a great jig. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#3 posted 48 days ago

interesting. need a utube video to see how it works. can’t quite get my mind around it.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 48 days ago

It looks to me like you lay out the DTs as if you’re cutting by hand, and adjust them by hand as you go. They would rest on the outside of the jig, both pins and tails. It actually made a lot of sense to me as I thought about it. You could see exactly where to place them based on your layout and the kerf line in the jig.

There does not seem to be any sort of mechanical means of ensuring the pins and tails fit uniformly, but this seems like an excellent system for hogging out material and fine tuning by hand.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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#5 posted 48 days ago

Interesting looking jig I’m with some of the others not quite sure how it works.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 48 days ago

Neat jig. I like it!

-- It's better to have a tool and not need it than to need a tool and not have it.

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#7 posted 48 days ago

Here’s the link where I got the idea. It has a video on how to build it and use it.

http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/Main/Store/Table-Saw-Dovetail-Jig-424.aspx

Enjoy

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario

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