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Project by Peteybadboy posted 12-10-2016 02:55 PM 1311 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Making the 45 deg spline jig was easy. Cutting the 22 1/2 deg splines and a jig for that was a little more challenging. So I made an insert for the 22 1/2 splines that sits in the 45 deg jig. Works well and saves space

-- Petey





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Jim

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#1 posted 12-10-2016 02:58 PM

Brilliant! I have to make one of theses. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 12-10-2016 03:12 PM

Very smart!!

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#3 posted 12-10-2016 05:33 PM

Good idea. Let’s see the splines it made.
I probably would have been lazy and just clamped it to one side. I bet your results are much nicer than mine would have been.

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#4 posted 12-10-2016 07:10 PM

Just added the best picture of a finished box, I think you can see the splines if you zoom in. What is nice is with the 23 1/2 deg jig is, if play with the blade height you can make all the splines “even”. With out the 23 1/2 deg jig the splines are longer on one side. (just using the 45 deg jig that is)

-- Petey

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#5 posted 12-10-2016 09:09 PM

This is a wonderful jig. You did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 12-10-2016 10:29 PM

Wow another great jig idea!!! Excellent idea making a insert.

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#7 posted 12-10-2016 11:38 PM

That is a great way to utilize a regular spline jig to cut splines for a flag case—great idea! Simple and effective—can’t ask for more than that.

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 12-12-2016 03:10 AM

That is a great idea. I might have to make one for my spline jig. One question shouldn’t that be 22 1/2 deg to be half of 45 deg?

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#9 posted 12-13-2016 11:24 AM

Festus Yes 22 1/5. I made the “wedges” on the miter saw. Used a Woodpeckers 45 deg triangle and set the saw to 22.5.

-- Petey

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