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Project by VTWoody posted 07-30-2007 07:36 AM 8090 views 12 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a finger joint jig I built off of some plans in a magazine I received. The funny thing is that after I built this, I saw the exact same design at Woodcraft but manufactured out of aluminum. I thought that was slightly ironic





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#1 posted 07-30-2007 03:07 PM

Nice looking jig. Does it do different sizes 1/4, 3/8. 1/2?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#2 posted 07-30-2007 03:48 PM

Nice looking jig. Do the joints look as good? ;^)

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 07-31-2007 07:33 PM

Woody, another great jig!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 08-01-2007 01:29 AM

Thanks and yes they do. The jig adjusts really well, you just need to work the joint out on scraps until it is perfect, then go for it on the stock.

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#5 posted 11-22-2007 08:10 AM

Isn’t that the one shown in ShopNotes No. 8? That’s the one I’m working on so I can build a oak serving tray. It’ll be my first try at box joints.

-- Kenn from Kennewick, WA

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#6 posted 11-22-2007 08:49 AM

VTWoody, I don’t think it is ironic… read THIS.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#7 posted 01-10-2008 09:52 AM

Nice jig.

-- Jiri

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#8 posted 01-10-2008 11:46 AM

I bought the one from Woodcraft a couple years ago.

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#9 posted 08-25-2008 12:22 AM

Just sew your jig on roll the dice Woody. Great looking gear.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 02-09-2010 08:51 PM

great looking jig…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#11 posted 02-09-2010 08:54 PM

Well done shop notes jig.

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#12 posted 05-12-2017 02:53 PM

You did a really nice job on this jig and it will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#13 posted 05-12-2017 04:02 PM

can 1 of you guys send me the plans whimpy17569@yahoo.com THANKS :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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