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Project by ezek1el posted 42 days ago 1125 views 8 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Making mortise with good plunge router bits is the way to go but its hard to make repeative and accurate mortise with a router if you dont have an ajustable jig. So I made this jig out of some russian birch that I had laying around, and made couple upgrade lately at first I had toggle clamps holding the stock but I didnt like to reajust every time for different stock thicknesses so I put on those shop made clamps that a friend of mine gave me and as simple to make than to use. The only other upgrade I would make on it would where the fence of the router base is and replace it with a shaft and mount linear bearings but it works just fine! Its one of those jig that took me a long time before I took the time to make it but now im so glad I took the time to make it. cheers





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grantd

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#1 posted 41 days ago

looks like a really functional well built project. Good job. I must point out though that those cauls appear to have a bit of a phallic influence to them.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 41 days ago

It’s well done and a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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geekwoodworker

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#3 posted 41 days ago

I love your shop made clamps. You must have some really nice friends.

Nice build.

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario

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majuvla

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#4 posted 41 days ago

Really proffesional work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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