Poor Man's outfeed Jig

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Project by Pie posted 02-08-2009 03:43 AM 3873 views 8 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is actualy a jig but couldn’t tell how to post this under “Jigs”

Yup, a paint roller in a Workmate. This actually works well. I have used it for 2x’s and also for some peg board I had to cut. My shop is to small for a table saw outfeed table so any large panel, plywood cutting will have to wait for a warm day.

-- Pie

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#1 posted 02-08-2009 03:49 AM

I love it!
Sometimes the simple things work best.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#2 posted 02-08-2009 03:54 AM

Simple but a great idea

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem.

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#3 posted 02-08-2009 03:59 AM

Now, that’s nifty and an application I will definitely put to work, also having a small shop

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#4 posted 02-08-2009 04:04 AM

Diggin` it.

-- -Daniel

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#5 posted 02-08-2009 04:11 AM


-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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John Stegall

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#6 posted 02-08-2009 04:43 AM

Great idea and I truly understand the “wait for warm weather”. It gets really hot here in the summers, so I try to work early when it has to be outside…oh wait, I always have to cut outside. No power in the shop and no garage.

-- jstegall

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#7 posted 02-08-2009 05:19 AM

Now that is different: great idea.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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matt garcia

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#8 posted 02-08-2009 06:00 AM

Brilliant! Supports the workpiece as it goes through milling. Serves as a dust remover/wood grain protector!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 02-08-2009 06:11 AM

Put some varnish on it and you could saw and finish at the same time!! ;)

-- Joe

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#10 posted 02-08-2009 06:18 AM

Cool idea Pie. BTW you accomplished posting it under “jigs” when you tagged it with the word jig. That’s the way LJs rolls. ;2)

-- Jim

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#11 posted 02-08-2009 07:55 AM

That hilarious, so simple. I love it.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#12 posted 02-08-2009 08:32 AM

And to think they sell the PRO model for around $100 ! Great jig : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 02-08-2009 09:02 AM

Great idea!! You get extra credit for that one! :-))

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

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#14 posted 02-08-2009 04:12 PM


-- J. Jacobson, Rockford Illinois,

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#15 posted 02-08-2009 04:20 PM

You need to put that one in wood mag and win some cool tool. Who would have thunk it! Your brilliant Iwill be using that today


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