|Project by bluekingfisher||posted 10-26-2014 07:26 PM||2537 views||14 times favorited||13 comments|
Nothing new about this jig, just that I have been meaning to build one for ever. Despite being a simple jig, the ones I looked at on the net all had the lock down knobs on the underside. This method seemed a little awkward to me so I made mine with the lock knobs on top where I could get at them with out fumbling underneath the jig.
The only problem with mine is that the bolt which rides in the slot has to be a T bolt, otherwise, if a hex head bolt is used it spins rather than clamp against the side of the slot because the Head of the T bolt is considerably longer than it is wide.
The other issue was, each time I build or buy something for the shop I spend an age trying to find somewhere to store it. To solve the storage problem This time I bought a pair of full extension drawer slides and mounted them to the side of my chop saw cabinet, next to the bandsaw, just enough space to slide past without fouling.
While I was at it I applied the same process to my mitre gauge, which is moved, relocated and moved again a dozen times over each time I visit the shop, now it has an out of the way home.
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