clamping jig

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Project by gscz28 posted 11-28-2014 09:10 PM 1986 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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built this clamping jig for a miter joint, nothing more than scrap wood, a piece of plywood, and a piece of 1 inch dowel rod that is glued and brad nailed, and a filler piece. this works great, when making a flag display and not a complete square or box.

clamp to the sides first to hold them in place, then you can draw them together with the center clamp on the dowel rod.

I made a couple more so I can have more than one going at the same time

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#1 posted 11-28-2014 09:19 PM

Great idea.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 11-28-2014 09:25 PM

Rockler has these in aluminum for 25.00 a pair,

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#3 posted 11-29-2014 01:25 AM

Great idea

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#4 posted 11-29-2014 02:14 PM

Very inovative method.

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#5 posted 11-30-2014 12:39 AM

Nice idea, sure someone sells them but you made them and can make more with nothing more than as you said, scrap.

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