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Rout Through Jig

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Project by Bricofleur posted 11-08-2009 02:52 AM 7506 views 98 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and built this jig because I felt it was awkward and hazardous to rout through a workpiece overhanged over the edge of a workbench. I wanted a safe way to rout slots, large holes or patterns on a solid and secure base.

I soon found out that this jig is also perfect to raise a blank to be cut with a circular saw, a jigsaw or a rotary tool, and also great as assembly or glue-up table since I can clamp a project from under.

In fact, this jig is a perfect small shop solution since it is a multi-purpose jig in one.

See all details and more photos on this page of my website.

http://atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!2ED8F7A23848B4AE!944.entry

You may give it a try!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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Jim Bertelson

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#1 posted 11-08-2009 03:14 AM

I really like this , Serge, this is something I might well build. Thanks for the description.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#2 posted 11-08-2009 03:15 AM

Interesting jig Serge, may need to make one of these also. Thanks for posting.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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huff

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#3 posted 11-08-2009 03:22 AM

Well thought out and superbly built. Thanks for sharing.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Dudley

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#4 posted 11-08-2009 03:28 AM

I like it. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Routerisstillmyname

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#5 posted 11-08-2009 04:44 AM

Cleverly executed.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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Andrew Betschman

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#6 posted 11-08-2009 04:52 AM

I really like this jig.

-- Andrew, Ohio http://andrewmbetschman.com/

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#7 posted 11-08-2009 05:47 AM

This is a great Jig Serge well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 11-08-2009 07:22 AM

Great idea!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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nmkidd

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#9 posted 11-08-2009 10:18 AM

Nicely designed…...always good to have a multi-task tool of any kind.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#10 posted 11-08-2009 12:24 PM

I like it, I want it. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, Ohio,www.rusticforest.com

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Russel

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#11 posted 11-08-2009 01:35 PM

Very slick. Sure beats the contraptions I’ve cobbled together to do these tasks. Good design and build.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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#12 posted 11-08-2009 08:10 PM

Excellent jig …thanks for sharing it with us : ) Even more info on your site …Great job , nice photos !

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

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#13 posted 11-08-2009 09:42 PM

nice job. I’m going favorite this one.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#14 posted 11-09-2009 08:51 AM

Sweet Jig….well done.

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#15 posted 11-09-2009 09:24 AM

Nice jig, it maybe a good idea when I get a bigger shop.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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