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Homemade Mortise Jig (Mortise Pal)

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Project by Alask posted 05-24-2018 02:58 PM 1751 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Homemade Mortise Jig (Mortise Pal)
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Hello fellows,at this time I would like to share my mortise jig based in a very nice Mortise Pal .It is a wooden copy.
I Always loved this jig but to me from Brazil it is expensive to import.Now Mortise Pal is out of production unfortunatelly.
I don’t have all pictures of process but the pictures below can show how I did it.

I used good quality Brazilian wood,brass and stainless steel.

It works pretty good.The bars permit many adjusts.

This Kreg screw is inserted at wooden screw and pull back jaw.



The recess permit chips to go out

The lock screw pass thru brass and lock the bar in place

Here the lock screw


Because I don’t have the acrylic plates I made the groove longer and use this handle as a limiter.


The router stop at limiter.I have a pair of handles


If you need a lot of mortises


Thanks for attention





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 05-24-2018 04:54 PM

This is nice and should be a fine addition to your shop.

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

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majuvla

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#2 posted 05-24-2018 07:29 PM

It’s a clasic – very nice

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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