Simple Miter Spline Jig

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Project by Ken90712 posted 10-11-2010 10:55 PM 4172 views 28 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed to make a spline jig for some clocks I wanted to make. Found this on Google images. I forgot who deserves credit for this sorry. I added a 2nd layer of wood to it so I can replace it when it becomes worn out. It works real well for its more than simple design. Used some 1/2 inch mdf laying around and counter sunk the screws.

Thx for looking,

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

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

That seems a lot simpler for me…less complicated than some others I’ve seen. I’ll have to make me one!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#2 posted 10-12-2010 07:26 AM

Simple and effective. Nice jig, Darryl.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 10-12-2010 10:07 AM

Yes a simple, no nonesens jig.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 10-13-2010 03:51 AM

Very effective! Should serve you for years – well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 11-14-2010 10:07 PM

been wanting to make one for a while now..i think now its time..thanks for showing the jig.. steve

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#6 posted 05-20-2011 07:35 PM

I made one of these for a box that I was building some time ago. The problem I’ve had is making sure that the fence part is 90 deg to the table. How did you set it up to make sure that everything was true and plumb before you screwed it all together?

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#7 posted 05-21-2011 07:23 PM

I made sure it was square first after cutting it, then clamped it to my fence on the table saw. Using the table and fence for assy. with the screws above the fence and marking the bottom so when it put those in I made sure it didnt move. Hope this helps shhot me an email if more info needed. Good luck .

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

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#8 posted 05-24-2011 02:22 AM

Nice simple jig Ken. Just what I need for my project. Thanks.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 05-24-2011 11:32 AM

Welcome everyone. Yhx for the kind comments.

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

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