A Few Jigs

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Project by Roger posted 10-29-2010 02:21 AM 4039 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My good buddy and I built the fingernail gouge sharpening jig. (built him one also). It came out of an idea from a magazine, pretty much like all these things, except my “stick-man”. I was too cheap to buy one…. lol You can do a lot with scraps that are lying around.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#1 posted 10-29-2010 03:31 AM

Did the inspiration come from the Budweisor? Seriously. I like it.

-- There are times when a mistake is remembered as your best work.

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#2 posted 10-29-2010 03:48 AM

Those look pretty cool… have found the way to my heart…....(-:

Yup, I like jigs. I like shop objects. All I build is shop objects…..........

You have now entered my realm…............(-:

I am starting to mass produce fixtures for my project table top….......I like jigs…......a lot…........(-:

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#3 posted 10-29-2010 05:49 AM

... budweiser ... mmhmm …

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#4 posted 10-29-2010 06:59 AM

good work.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 10-29-2010 02:54 PM

Thnx to all. Bud and Coors Light do have influence on some things.. :) Appreciate the input

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 10-29-2010 05:18 PM

Great job Roger.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 10-29-2010 10:50 PM

Ohhh yes, jigs, jigs and more jigs. It becomes a addiction, as the tools.
Nice jigs you have made, welcome to the club.
Best thoughts,

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

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#8 posted 10-29-2010 11:07 PM

I like homemade jigs. Those are real nice.

My problem is not having enough room to store them.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#9 posted 01-11-2011 12:16 PM

I like the grinding jig Roger it looks well thought out & the best bit is using up short ends
Happy new year by the my friend

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#10 posted 08-26-2011 02:04 PM

Hey I have an identical sharpening jig lol. Looks nice! I still need to make the fingernail profile jig but since I dont have a drill press yet, drilling a 50-60 degree angle cut wont be easy. I was thinking of making a wedge and then drilling it on my lathe with the wedge to help the angle. nice job though.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#11 posted 08-26-2011 02:17 PM

I reckon it’s just like clamps – every woodworker always needs another jig.

-- 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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#12 posted 08-26-2011 10:33 PM

a woodworker without jigs is like a doctor without a scalpel. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 08-27-2011 05:10 PM


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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