Adjustable Trivets Jigs & Sled

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Project by TheDane posted 09-25-2015 09:48 PM 1831 views 13 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had a few PM’s regarding the jigs I use to build Adjustable Trivets …
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On the first few I did, I just used the miter gauge on my table saw, and glued them by hand. Worked okay for a one-off situation, but when I decided to make them in batches, it became apparent that I needed some jigs to improve repeatability and speed up production.

With the tablesaw sled, gluing jig, and drill press jig I can knock them out pretty quickly.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#1 posted 09-25-2015 10:16 PM

You never know when you might need it. Nice work on this jig. Those trivets are excellent.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 09-25-2015 11:27 PM

Thank you for sharing the plans and the jigs..I very much appreciate it.

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#3 posted 09-26-2015 04:52 AM

These are awesome! Your timing is perfect. I was thinking a aout making a bunch of these as Christmas gifts. You just made my life a whole lot easier. THANK YOU!

-- Linda - It's only a mistake if you do it twice!

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#4 posted 09-26-2015 06:35 AM

Thanks Gerry. Nice to see how you did it.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#5 posted 09-26-2015 12:53 PM

Nice work, Gerry. The jigs also look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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