Lincoln Log jig

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Project by mikeho posted 1439 days ago 6536 views 44 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got more pallets collected so time to make more Lincoln Logs. Decided it was time to make a jig to speed up the process. I can cut to length and dado all three lengths of logs with this jig. Makes it quick and easy to make the logs now.

-- Mike, Thedford NE

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#1 posted 1439 days ago

Looks great! That is on my list too. Got an order for some logs :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 1439 days ago

thats really cool. They’d be some nice gifts too….anyways to get the plans for that? or a sketchup file?? Thanks.

....and maybe a how-to (dont quite have it figured out) haha

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

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#3 posted 1439 days ago

It has been years since I have done anything with lincoln logs. I have 10 grandkids an know they would love these. Any chance you could share how your process?

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 1439 days ago

It would be nice to see a video of it in action!

I love jigs!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#5 posted 1439 days ago

ditto on ronpeters suggestion

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 1439 days ago

I think my daughter would love to build with this type of log.

Are there recomended lengths and diameters. I would like to build her a set.

-- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.

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#7 posted 1439 days ago

Real cool jig…well done.

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#8 posted 1439 days ago

Are you willing to share your pattern for this. It’s funny because we were discussing these at the house the other night Donna said I should ,make these

-- Dennis Goodhue

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#9 posted 1439 days ago

nice jig

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#10 posted 1439 days ago

could you show us how it works?

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#11 posted 1439 days ago

I too am very interested in learning the process.

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#12 posted 1439 days ago

wow….the memories… a young lad…........many an hour was spent building with lincoln logs.

sure would like to see a ‘how to do’ blog


-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#13 posted 1439 days ago

Great idea. Looks like an interesting project. Ditto on the plans and video.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#14 posted 1438 days ago

I now have a reason to do this, Thanks. I have had a box of Lincoln Logs in the shop just wanting to be coped for my nephew lol

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#15 posted 1438 days ago

Very neat jig.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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