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Project by kiefer posted 05-09-2017 12:28 AM 2523 views 18 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the new original KIEFER jig I mentioned when I posted the Prairie picture .
I designed this jig to cut dados and lap joints and do it simply with this jig and eliminate the kerf maker .
Watch the video and see how simple it is and subscribe to my channel it’s easy just hit the subscribe button I would appreciate it and a thumps up would be nice too.

Here is the video link
I made a change to the mounting bracket which I think is a better solution

Thanks Klaus /Kiefer

-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 05-09-2017 12:34 AM

Nice jig Klaus, thanks for sharing. I already commented on your video !!! keep it up buddy !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#2 posted 05-09-2017 02:08 AM

Another great jig.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#3 posted 05-09-2017 02:57 AM

I watched the video Klaus and liked it a lot. I subscribed and gave it a thumbs up. It looks like a future build for me and I promise it won’t be made out of MDF. LOL. Just a suggestion, I would get rid of the wing nuts and replacing it with knobs and shorter bolts, don’t want to see any blood from reaching over them. With a simple jig like this, maybe I’ll make more lap joints.

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

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#4 posted 05-09-2017 03:21 AM

Very good, You are one hard person to keep up with, Keep up the good work.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 05-09-2017 03:42 AM

Thanks Stelios
Appreciate it and will be in touch .

-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 05-09-2017 03:43 AM

Thanks Alex
I hope you watched the video !

-- Kiefer

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#7 posted 05-09-2017 03:46 AM

Thanks Dave
The bolts are no problem but I may put on some red vinyl caps but the bolts need to be that long in case I need to raise the jig with a stand of for thicker material .
Glad you watched and liked the video .

-- Kiefer

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#8 posted 05-09-2017 03:49 AM

Thanks Brian
I always like to share my projects and ideas so keep it up also and keep sharing your interesting projects .

-- Kiefer

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#9 posted 05-09-2017 04:26 AM


Another great jig…

... BUT, in comparing the usage, isn’t the Kerfmaker Easier & Simpler to use while not taking up so much space?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#10 posted 05-09-2017 10:50 AM

You told me to take some time off. And look at you go! I swear you don’t sleep at all. LOL!
Very clever coming up with this idea Klaus! I watched the video also and there is noting like having good video to explain how things work!
Thanks for sharing your great work!

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

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#11 posted 05-09-2017 11:34 AM

This jig is very nice and practical and it will be a great addition to your shop. I also like the way it is added to your sled. It’s easily installed and removed. Nice work, Klaus.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 05-09-2017 01:03 PM

Thanks for another awesome idea Klaus.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#13 posted 05-09-2017 01:19 PM

Looks like a great addition, may need to make one for myself. Thanks for the video.

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#14 posted 05-09-2017 01:44 PM

That is brilliant ! Great video too (appreciated). I like such precise jigs.


-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#15 posted 05-09-2017 02:50 PM

Thanks Joe
I think this is easier and more efficient and faster .


-- Kiefer

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