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Project by Vagabond55 posted 11-11-2010 01:44 PM 10893 views 18 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jigsaw table with a blade guide that consists of
three miniature ball bearings, cut off miter channel and holding component.
The table is made of an inch thick plywood and 1/4” Corian.
So far it works as I intended.





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plantek

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#1 posted 11-11-2010 01:49 PM

Very creative and functional.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 11-11-2010 03:39 PM

Now THAT is what you would call Yankee Ingenuity here in the United States! Very unique solution on how to turn a jigsaw into a band-saw-like tool!

Very cool!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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ward63

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#3 posted 11-11-2010 03:58 PM

I’ve been pondering doing something just like this.
Excellent design! Thanks for the inspiration!

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BTKS

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#4 posted 11-12-2010 05:18 AM

Cool!!!!
A little bit of woodworking and some machining.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Jeremy Greiner

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#5 posted 11-23-2010 05:23 PM

Very Nice
This would be awesome attached to a flip top table, so you can flip it over attach the jig saw, then flip it back for use ..

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#6 posted 12-05-2010 02:38 AM

This idea has real potential! You could make a very high capacity bandsaw as long as you don’t need to do too thick of stock!

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eruby

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#7 posted 01-13-2011 10:55 PM

I like the blade guard/stabilizer. This looks very useful.
Do you have any pictures showing how you secured the jigsaw?

-- Eric - Baltimore MD

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 10-02-2011 12:30 AM

cool idea :-)
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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