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My Acrylic Push Sticks & Thin Strip Ripper Guide

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Project by BigFoot Products Canada posted 1974 days ago 3847 views 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing to write home about, but I thought I’d share my acrylic pushsticks and thin strip ripper guide.
I used 4 earth magnets inset in the base of the thin strip ripper guide. They hold it in place really well.
Actually I just made these ones today (and used DaveR’s inserts he told me about to hold the handle) for my brother-lin-law who’s visiting and leaving in the morning.
So along with the Shop Made Grip-N-Rip I’m giving him he now has a set of these also.
Dam I’m a nice guy..LOL

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firecaster

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#1 posted 1974 days ago

I may have to copy these.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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BigFoot Products Canada

620 posts in 1992 days


#2 posted 1974 days ago

LOL.. Go ahead.. A local boat builder recently went out of business here and he placed an ad saying FREE Teak and acrylic. Can you believe it. Well I went and I was blown away.. He has OVER a 5000 (that’s five thousand) square ft building with barley enough room left to walk into, piled about 4 ft high of material.
People were loading pickups and vans to the roof almost breaking the springs.. I took tons of acrylic.. along with some teak.. but mostly acrylic.. cause I love makin jigs.

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David

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#3 posted 1974 days ago

David -

Very cool. Nothing beats a well made jig!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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toyguy

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#4 posted 1973 days ago

Definitely has given me some ideas. Thanks

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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SteveMO

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#5 posted 1973 days ago

Plastics shop next door where I worked moved. I got several sheets od 3/4 thick acrylic for free. Your post just gave me some ideas how to use some of it Thanks. Nice work on the equipment you made.

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prez

344 posts in 2010 days


#6 posted 1973 days ago

i like the magnets idea…that would work for some of my wooden jigs… be nice to have a source for acrylic where the “price is right”...what did you use to cut each piece? TS?

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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cabinetmaster

10874 posts in 2157 days


#7 posted 1973 days ago

Man, you just gave me another idea for all the pieces of solid surface material I have and am getting for free from scraps at a local cabinet top builder. Thanks David.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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pitchnsplinters

262 posts in 2037 days


#8 posted 1973 days ago

I like them and may end up copying.

-- Just 'cause a cat has kittens in the oven, it don't make 'em biscuits.

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BigFoot Products Canada

620 posts in 1992 days


#9 posted 1973 days ago

Prez,
I used the tablesaw and bandsaw to cut them… I used my scrollsaw to cut the channel.

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scrapwood

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#10 posted 1350 days ago

Really nice jigs dave going to atempt to create some myself so let me ask ,if you were going to glue this material together what glue would u use? And where to buy this material at a resonable price thanks….....

-- I do not fail I suceed in finding what dosn't work! (Christopher Titus)

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