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Thin Rip Jig

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Project by mdzehr posted 05-26-2017 07:30 PM 980 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a shot of the thin rip jig i referenced earlier for making thin spline inlays.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA





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SteveMI

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#1 posted 05-26-2017 08:12 PM

That is a good way of getting it done. I like the idea of a ruler to get the spline thickness.

Steve.

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mdzehr

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#2 posted 05-26-2017 09:08 PM

Thanks Steve,
The ruler is just to get it close then I am anal enough to use a micrometer to get it dialed in.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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woodbutcherbynight

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#3 posted 05-27-2017 04:05 AM

Nice jig, very practical

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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mdzehr

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#4 posted 05-27-2017 04:25 AM

Thanks I use it more than I ever thought I would.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 05-27-2017 01:18 PM

You did a very nice job on this fixture. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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mdzehr

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#6 posted 05-27-2017 01:44 PM

Thanks Charles!

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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GR8HUNTER

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#7 posted 05-27-2017 03:44 PM

a much safer way to rip thin strips ….. GREAT JOB :<)) Welcome 2 LJ’s GRATZ TOP 3

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

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Carlos510

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#8 posted 05-27-2017 04:57 PM

Very nicely done mdzehr. I could see using a nice jig like that on a regular basis.

-- From popular rap:"If time is money, then I need a loan." Carlos B., http://www.hobbyworkshopprojects.com/

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steliart

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#9 posted 05-27-2017 04:57 PM

I remember this Jig originally it had a bearing at the end.
You build it very nice… safe woodworking !!!

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

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mdzehr

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#10 posted 05-27-2017 05:37 PM

Thanks Carlos!

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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mdzehr

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#11 posted 05-27-2017 05:43 PM

Thanks Tony. I should have mentioned that I always use a zero clearance blade insert when using it.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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mdzehr

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#12 posted 05-27-2017 05:48 PM

THAnks Stelios. I made that so many years ago that I cant remember who to to credit for the idea. I was too cheap to spring for a bearing.

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#13 posted 05-27-2017 06:18 PM

Great Jig! Why not just buy a Sawstop and a bulk of cartridges? LOL!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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mdzehr

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#14 posted 05-27-2017 08:23 PM

Andre -:) http://lumberjocks.com/projects/320601#


Great Jig! Why not just buy a Sawstop and a bulk of cartridges? LOL!

- Andre


-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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