Corner Jig

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Project by Rotceh posted 04-08-2009 03:01 PM 35022 views 75 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a practical jig for the corners. it´s very easy to do, and it is more practical.

-- Work is my road to knowledge,Curiosity is my fellow traveler. El trabajo es mi camino al conocimiento, la curiosidad es mi compañero de viaje. Héctor

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#1 posted 04-08-2009 03:30 PM

Looks useful. Think I’ll make one.

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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#2 posted 04-08-2009 03:36 PM

Nicely built jig. Really innovative!
Is it meant for clamping when you use screws/brad to joint the two corner parts?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 04-08-2009 03:44 PM

great design, looks like it would work great.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 04-08-2009 03:53 PM

Nice Jig!

I really like the slider rails to keep everything aligned.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 04-08-2009 05:38 PM

Great jig – and as you say, practical and easily put together. Thanks!

-- Chris

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#6 posted 04-08-2009 09:20 PM

Great idea and well made. I need to make a couple of those. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#7 posted 04-08-2009 09:27 PM

looks sweet


-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#8 posted 04-08-2009 10:00 PM

Great idea, thanks for sharing

-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#9 posted 04-08-2009 10:15 PM

You really made a wonderful jig here …thank you very much for the inspiration . I intend a making one soon : )

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

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#10 posted 04-09-2009 02:29 AM

Very functional and useful for large picture frames and boxes. If you reverse the jig design and place the pressure plate on the outside of the corner (the corner pointing towards the handle), it would work no matter how small the box or frame corner being assembled. The current design limits the minimum size of the fabricated piece as the jig has to fit inside the fabrication in order to do all 4 corners.

Thanks for sharing and keep ‘em coming

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#11 posted 04-10-2009 02:42 AM

Hey I need a few of them,,,,,,nice idea!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#12 posted 04-10-2009 02:50 AM

Thanks! I love this site. A non stop flow of great ideas to make all of us better woodworkers.


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#13 posted 05-09-2009 04:04 AM

Really cool.


If you reverse the design wouldn’t you tend to separate the joint as you clamped?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#14 posted 05-10-2009 05:51 PM

Thanks Rotceh, great jig. I’ll be making a few of these real soon.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 05-10-2009 05:58 PM

The jigs up and its a good one

-- Custom furniture

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