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Taper Jig - Yet Another

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Project by Jack Barnhill posted 01-27-2010 04:14 AM 5296 views 60 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As part of building my materials cart, I need to taper the partitions for the lumber side of the cart. If this was the only taper requirement I had, it would have bee easier to create a one-time jig. But, since I have a few other projects coming up that will need taper cuts too, I decided to build an adjustable taper jig. It is loosely base on the model offered by Rockler.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-27-2010 04:16 AM

Good jig

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#2 posted 01-27-2010 04:16 AM

looks good

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#3 posted 01-27-2010 04:18 AM

Wow, this sure beats my cheap aluminum contraption. This looks and I’m sure works, equally great.
Nice job.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 01-27-2010 04:20 AM

Nice.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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#5 posted 01-27-2010 04:30 AM

A most excellent jig!

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#6 posted 01-27-2010 04:35 AM

Nice. I like the saw handle.

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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#7 posted 01-27-2010 05:18 AM

Great job! I have seen the Rockler jig. This looks a lot better. Love the old saw handle.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#8 posted 01-27-2010 06:21 AM

nice looking taper jig… very well put together…

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

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#9 posted 01-27-2010 05:18 PM

I like this concept. Keeps the fingers a looooong way from the blade!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 01-27-2010 07:01 PM

In my favorites and on my to-do list. Now I just need time. Thanks!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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Jack Barnhill

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#11 posted 01-28-2010 12:58 AM

sras – The jig is large enough to handle pieces up to about 2” thick X 9” wide X 34 1/2” long. It is big but I shouldn’t have to wish too often that I had made it bigger.

richgreer – It’s not actually a handle from an old saw. I have a template and laminate up some ply and/or MDF to make a handle whenever I need one. I like the angle better the straight joy stick that’s on the Rockler model.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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#12 posted 10-23-2012 02:09 AM

Love this, just might be discarding the one I made and replacing with this!

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