Dremel held upright, jig

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Project by RallyRick posted 02-16-2010 07:22 PM 6555 views 22 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tool here made it much easier to carve the finer details of the music stand i am making for my sister Megan. I think I am gonna make one for my rotozip, too. Very stout and secure.

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#1 posted 02-16-2010 07:30 PM

what a clever solution
thank´s for sharing
goes right to the faverit
so I remmember it
I will use it a little different


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#2 posted 02-16-2010 07:41 PM

Wow, what a useful jig.

--, Making design and application one. †

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#3 posted 02-16-2010 07:42 PM

Roto zip. Dremel … Same thing both made by Bosch..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#4 posted 02-16-2010 07:48 PM

That’s a light mounted on the side, right? Good idea, I like it. Most of these jigs have you working in the dark.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#5 posted 02-16-2010 07:57 PM

I was gifted a dremel this past weekend. Your rig is great. Scrap wood or a $30 mount. Hmmm. LOL.

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#6 posted 02-16-2010 08:30 PM

Thanks all. Kaybee, yes that is a light from the $ store. It makes it SOOOO MUCH easier to see.

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#7 posted 02-16-2010 08:32 PM

Cool Idea!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#8 posted 02-16-2010 08:35 PM

I love this site!!!!!!!!! Fantastic innovation!

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#9 posted 02-16-2010 11:52 PM

that is a great idea !
i think i will try that out before spending $ i shouldnt be on the Stewart-mac base/kit...

it’s $50 for the plunge base, or 100 for the kit that includes and edge guide and air/dust blower.
but it’s sure a beautiful jig! and i think for fine,close up inlay routing its probably a little more wieldy .
though i guess one could make a daintier scrapwood jig too. hm!

-- Matthew,Long island ny.

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#10 posted 02-17-2010 04:18 AM

Neat idea. Please post when you make the one for the roto zip. Mine are not the same. The roto zip has more power than any of the dremels or counterparts I have. Thanks for posting.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#11 posted 02-17-2010 04:25 AM

great idea

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#12 posted 02-18-2010 04:27 PM

Fantastic idea! Thanks for posting. I will add this to my list of jigs to make.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#13 posted 02-27-2010 08:01 PM

I like this!! I have a dremel but never use it!! maybe this jig will make me reconsider its place in the shop!! Thanks – cool idea!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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