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Variable Space Panel Beading Jig

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Project by Peter Oxley posted 01-04-2009 05:37 AM 4199 views 11 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A current kitchen project calls for beaded panels in all of the doors and end panels. I have made several jigs that have fixed spacing between grooves or beads, but this time the beads are not all the same distance apart. Rather than build two jigs for the different spacing, I made this. It works as advertised!

The base is ½” Baltic Birch ply, and the guide strip is ¼” hardwood dowel.

It’s not too complicated, but I posted some instructions for building the jig and setting the spacing. You can check out part one here, and part two here.

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --





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#1 posted 01-04-2009 08:31 AM

Nice , functional jig . I really like the adjustability of this item ….great job . Thank you

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#2 posted 01-04-2009 08:55 AM

I like it! Enough detail even I could make one…

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#3 posted 01-04-2009 11:17 AM

Another really simple but effective jig – thanks for posting

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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#4 posted 01-04-2009 04:37 PM

The timing of your project could not be more perfect! I am currently in the midst of a major basement remodel that calls for 1/2 wall beaded wainscoting and now and now I have the perfect jig to use!

Thanks and great work
Dan

-- Dan M, SW Suburbs, Chicago IL

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#5 posted 01-04-2009 04:55 PM

Neat jig, Peter. I twill comein handy, I’m sure. I see Tony is also on the DeWalt site. Go Jocks!!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 01-04-2009 05:57 PM

Neat idea.
Thanks for the posting.

Bob

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#7 posted 01-04-2009 07:06 PM

Good thinking great Jig.

Jim

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#8 posted 07-05-2009 06:25 AM

Great jig

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