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Project by Matt posted 10-11-2010 07:35 PM 3997 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently restored an early 50s Delta Jr. Unisaw. However it didn’t come with an miter gauge. I decided to make one myself for now til I need a new one.

Its made out of clear pine scrap from a job we just finished up. It holds on 90 degree and 45 degree. It works great!

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!





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terry603

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#1 posted 10-11-2010 07:45 PM

i like it

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 10-11-2010 07:54 PM

great, you cant be ingenuity.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Div

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#3 posted 10-11-2010 08:36 PM

I like it too. Need to make one!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#4 posted 10-12-2010 01:40 AM

If it works then there is no reason to by a new one.

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Matt

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#5 posted 10-12-2010 04:08 AM

Thanks for the comments guys! If I ever get in a pickle where I need a different angle I may have to pick up a cheap one. But I don’t see that in the future soon!

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

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#6 posted 10-12-2010 11:13 AM

Nice miter gauge. Well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 06-23-2011 04:11 AM

Nice miter guage.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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