|Project by hjt||posted 03-31-2016 04:35 AM||737 views||1 time favorited||3 comments|
Cutting a straight line with a skill saw can be difficult.
I have made a few of these guides for the two skill saw but the others are ¾ inch think and 48 inches long. This this time decided to make one that was not as thick as my others and short. Using a 48 inch guide for a 12 inch cut doesn’t work well.
Trimming it down from 3/4 to about 1/2 in. I found 3/4 is too think and sometimes does not allow me the depth of cut needed
A little glue and three screws to hold the fence in place
I top the board with a thin white hardboard and wax it down so the saw slides like ice!
With the fence in place, I now make my cut. This will now serve as the guide for ever cut.
The black fabric is “carpet stay.” you know – the rubber stuff that helps prevent the throw rugs “da little women” insist on having throughout the house. Some spray glue and a few staples hold it down.
The proof is in the cut! Nice and square.
The link below will show you more information about the use of this jig.