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Circle edge sanding jig

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Project by majuvla posted 03-16-2017 07:54 AM 2127 views 16 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just very simple jig made of srap playwood (15mm) and MDF (18mm) dimensions cca 29×21cm, which can accomodate up to 40cm circle.
Sliding bevel cut is 35 degree, fastened with 8mm threaded screw/knob thru 7mm threaded whole. It’s movable, also, left and right on rabbet.
Since my disc sander plate can be tilted to 45 degree, I can sand, also, circle edges with various angles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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Druid

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#1 posted 03-16-2017 08:11 AM

Nice, easy, and effective. I assume that you are planning on making some projects that need a lot of circles?
Looks like fun.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 03-16-2017 12:34 PM

Looks to be a simple and very effective jig. I may have to try that. Nice job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 03-16-2017 01:00 PM

Nicely done majuvla! This is perfect for sanding circles at any angle. I bet this would work well with a Ridgid Oscillating belt sander also.May I steal your idea?

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 03-16-2017 01:48 PM

prava stvar stari moj
mislim da te budem kopiral
usput,reci starome da su kobase završile u gravče na tavče…ludnica
sad si možeš ljetne kotače napravit,hehehe
lijep pozdrav

-- bambi

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#5 posted 03-16-2017 01:55 PM

Good idea sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-16-2017 01:56 PM

That is a very worthwhile jig for sanding and rounding out circles. I like the idea very much.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 03-16-2017 02:01 PM

A nice and efficient jig good job Ivan

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#8 posted 03-16-2017 02:11 PM

i the master of jigs has done it again.im gonna steal this for sure ivan,a nice simple way to perfectly sand a circle,thanks for posting.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#9 posted 03-16-2017 02:26 PM

I really need 1 of these jigs very badly ….. right now I just have a board with about 66 holes in it ….......LOL …........GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#10 posted 03-16-2017 02:55 PM

very clever, I will have to try it!

-- frankie v

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#11 posted 03-16-2017 03:06 PM

Nice one Ivan, really clever and very useful.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#12 posted 03-16-2017 03:53 PM

Very inventive and extremely useful. Great work.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#13 posted 03-16-2017 04:45 PM

I like the dovetail like sliding mechanism- nice job

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#14 posted 03-16-2017 06:25 PM

Looks really useful. I love the wooden sander, too.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#15 posted 03-16-2017 06:39 PM

Two thumbs up!

-- Doug...

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