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ROUGH CUT STRAIGHTEDGE CUTTING JIG WITH KNOBS II (THE NEW AND IMPROVED VERSION!)

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Project by DocSavage45 posted 07-06-2015 05:49 PM 2040 views 6 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

ROUGH CUT STRAIGHTEDGE CUTTING JIG WITH KNOBS II (THE NEW AND IMPROVED VERSION!)

My first jig was nottotally well thought out. Oh Dah! Couldn’t cut slabs wider than seven inches. LOL! Took Two of my fellow LJ’s Bob/ Grizz and Andy/GFADVM suggestions on this version and added some pretty knobs in place of wing nuts! Also raised the height by using longer carriage bolts.

For more information I posted a blog.

http://lumberjocks.com/DocSavage45/blog/61314

As always comments, humor, criticisms are always welcome!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-06-2015 05:59 PM

Hey Tom
Looks like a winner ,nice work ,now I can send my wood to you to straight line :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 07-06-2015 06:03 PM

Thanks Jim, LOL! How will you add that cost in your estimates?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 07-06-2015 06:07 PM

MM cost ??? I guess I goofed ,I should have said when you come get my wood. you like driving don’t you ? LOL
That will save me tons on shipping.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-06-2015 06:11 PM

Jim,

Sure thing! Where do you live. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 07-06-2015 06:17 PM

GREAT!
I live in Oregon you could enjoy the scenery and buy some myrtle wood to straight line.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 07-06-2015 06:22 PM

At 12 mpg for my 3/4 ton chevy. Hmmmmn.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 07-06-2015 06:45 PM

Maybe your riding lawn mower would be quicker?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 07-06-2015 06:52 PM

Sorry,

I have a push mower. The truck is a 1990 4×4 with a snow plow. I do love the mountains though.

Any case going to the shop/studio to figure out what Murphy has done while I was gone?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 07-06-2015 07:30 PM

Nice improvements Tom. Just goes to show, that sometimes two or more heads are better than one. LOL!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#10 posted 07-06-2015 07:38 PM

Thanks Lee,

Murphy teaches if I’m willing to remember what I’m taught. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 07-06-2015 08:29 PM

Well done Tom. I like the blog and will be in the building process soon. At least I have a lot of knobs.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 07-06-2015 08:50 PM

Dave,

You can go back to the earlier Straight edge cutting jig blog for more info. Thanks!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Woodbridge

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#13 posted 07-06-2015 09:30 PM

great jig Tom.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 07-06-2015 10:11 PM

That’s better Tom
More capacity is nice ,good improvement now you just have to make your own knobs to stay in budget .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#15 posted 07-06-2015 10:33 PM

Good job sir. Glad you aren’t bored.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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