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Project by Bill Huffman posted 07-31-2014 01:10 AM 2336 views 35 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Kinda went a little off on this one. Had a simple spline jig for years, rested over the fence and worked fine, but as it was not adjustable, over the years the mouth just kept getting bigger and bigger.

I don’t know where I saw this design, heck it was probably here on LJ!!

-- Im so impressed with what people can do, and I wonder how they do it. Thats what keeps me doing it.





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abie

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#1 posted 07-31-2014 02:24 AM

I Lke it, mine is similar but I haven’t ussed it in awhile.
Explain the curved cut out?
TNX
Nice design.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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exelectrician

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#2 posted 07-31-2014 05:35 AM

Love the handsaw handle – Just the thing to keep your hands where they belong!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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deon

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#3 posted 07-31-2014 09:26 AM

Very fancy tool, looks great

-- Dreaming patterns

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 07-31-2014 09:40 AM

Great job, a real beauty. Should serve you well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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sawmillman

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#5 posted 07-31-2014 12:20 PM

I, too, am wondering what the cutout on the fence is for.

-- I thought you said there was no metal in this log !!!!!!!!!!!!

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kiefer

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#6 posted 07-31-2014 01:33 PM

At first I thought this was a tilting cradel sled but I guess the circular slot in the fence is for clamping the object to be cut .
Nicely done .

-- Kiefer 松

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timbertailor

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#7 posted 07-31-2014 01:57 PM

Nice jig with a nice touch of custom.
I really like the handle.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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Bill Huffman

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#8 posted 07-31-2014 02:11 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments. The slot is in fact for clamping. I wanted a high stable place for clamping larger objects, but also needed something for the small ones, so the slot was a natural. I have a little aluminum bench hold down that I use in there and it works great.

-- Im so impressed with what people can do, and I wonder how they do it. Thats what keeps me doing it.

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 07-31-2014 02:11 PM

That’s a nice looking spline jig. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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hotncold

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#10 posted 07-31-2014 02:47 PM

That is really well thought out and looks to be a great execution. Favorited!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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TheWoodenOyster

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#11 posted 07-31-2014 04:16 PM

This looks great. When I do my first splined box, I’ll be making this

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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iamcliff

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#12 posted 07-31-2014 04:26 PM

Nice one.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#13 posted 07-31-2014 04:33 PM

Wow! Great jig.

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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Bill Huffman

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#14 posted 07-31-2014 04:43 PM

I forgot to mention I also scribed and drew a kerf line on the jig (red) which really helps when trying to line up the fence.

-- Im so impressed with what people can do, and I wonder how they do it. Thats what keeps me doing it.

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SCOTSMAN

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#15 posted 07-31-2014 09:27 PM

A really handsome piece of work.If I get able to sometime I might make one myself as I like the way they work they look good too when applied to corners . Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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