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Project by majuvla posted 12-06-2015 10:04 AM 2478 views 17 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest series of cutting sled jigs, made of playwood, strenghten with U and L aluminum profiles. Possibility to put toggle clamps on fances.

Photos 1 and 2 : vertical cuts with various angles from both sides (-63 to +63 degree); it’s aligned with saw up to 0.05 degree accuracy, but real accuracy you get when you realigne both fences together with digital angle gauge to get perfect angled joint for polygone frames
Photos 3, 4 and 5 : beveled – vertical to 45 degree cuts with various angles (-63 to +63 degree); suitable for making beveled polygone bowls.
Photo 5 : beveled tappering jig with various widths and angles (0-45 degree); One side tightened with knob and other side with screw into playwood

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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stefang

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#1 posted 12-06-2015 10:45 AM

A very useful and well built jig Ivan. I like your idea of reinforcing the fences with aluminum.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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BCDesign

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#2 posted 12-06-2015 11:50 AM

Nice work Iva ,a very cool and handy item!!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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redryder

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#3 posted 12-06-2015 01:06 PM

If you have a way to set up repeatable cuts to your desired measurements then I like it.
I agree that this looks to be very useful.

Well done…............

-- mike...............

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 12-06-2015 01:11 PM

Great working jig you have there Ivan.

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

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Roger

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#5 posted 12-06-2015 01:49 PM

Well done Ivan. Great fabrication

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 12-06-2015 01:52 PM

Looks very interesting, but I think I would have to have an instruction manual. Abit mind boggling at first glance, but would open up a new world of projects that was difficult to do. A utube video would be great as a demo of how it is used.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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jim65

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#7 posted 12-06-2015 02:54 PM

Well done, looks really very useful, would be great for picture framing! like the swing design.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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JimInNM

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#8 posted 12-06-2015 03:47 PM

Great project, I think you should make a set of plans, I’d buy them. This type jig would solve so many problems and inaccuracies in my shop and give everyone a jig that is too expensive to buy commercially.

-- JimInNM........Space Case

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#9 posted 12-06-2015 04:09 PM

Well done Ivan

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 12-06-2015 05:11 PM

отлично

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#11 posted 12-07-2015 07:47 AM

Well, Ivan, you have the perfect sled for it, so let’s start cranking out some segmented turnings.

-- Mark

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Humus Workshop

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#12 posted 12-07-2015 01:29 PM

Looks great, very nice jig.

-- Think, make and share.

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 12-07-2015 02:55 PM

This is a very nice fixture and will be a wonderful addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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splintergroup

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#14 posted 12-07-2015 08:05 PM

Fixtures and jigs are the key to accuracy, repeatability, and ease of cutting.
Your jigs will get that done!

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BusterB

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#15 posted 12-07-2015 11:16 PM

Ivan that is awesome!!!! Well done sir!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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