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Project by geekwoodworker posted 06-30-2014 06:31 PM 1175 views 20 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was tired of the old cheapo drawer pull jig I baught so I decided to make a new adjustable one from plexiglass. I almost always drill the holes by hand after the fronts are on and can never get the holes straight. With this jig they are always straight.

Drilled and threaded for the inserts. I can put different inserts in depending on size of drill bit I need. The current holes are 3”, 4” and 4 1/2” apart. I can drill and tap more if needed but these are the standard for which I use the most. Just line up the scribed lines and all is straight and square.

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-30-2014 06:37 PM

Sweet. I love it. looks like regular drill bushings!!........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 06-30-2014 06:58 PM

Awesome jig Sean. I like the way you think out solutions.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 06-30-2014 07:09 PM

Great idea Sean. So now are you going to make and sell the jigs?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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geekwoodworker

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#4 posted 06-30-2014 08:27 PM

Thanks guys. Yes they are regular drill bushings from Leevalley. I have no intention of selling jigs. I just love making them, once only.

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario

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jeffswildwood

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#5 posted 07-01-2014 12:21 PM

How creative, I know this will really come in handy. Thanks for sharing!

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ezek1el

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#6 posted 07-08-2014 12:30 PM

Nice jig Sean, ill have to make something like that! The center lines on the plastic glass that is brilliant! thanks for sharing

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