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Metal Rod cutting jig

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Project by Routerisstillmyname posted 1300 days ago 2794 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, not much here. Quick and dirty solution to cutting equal length metal dowels/pins.
The two dado cut grooves are equal to the rod size and the clamped on stop section is used to adjust the length of the cut. My router table jigsaw with metal cutting blade did the rest. And the drill press to polish the ends.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.





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PurpLev

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#1 posted 1300 days ago

Very cool. makes things go faster when you have to batch cut a bunch of them.

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lew

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#2 posted 1300 days ago

Neat!

I’d be interested in seeing how you mounted the jig saw to the router table insert.

Lew

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Routerisstillmyname

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#3 posted 1300 days ago

Lew, this should help. that’s from few years back.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/11516

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 1300 days ago

Good ideas …thanks for sharing them : )

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Knothead62

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#5 posted 1300 days ago

I second lew’s request.

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mafe

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#6 posted 1300 days ago

Fine idea.
Best thoughts,
maFe

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NormG

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#7 posted 1300 days ago

Wonderful idea

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SPalm

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#8 posted 1299 days ago

Sweet and simple. Better than the way I do it.
Thanks,
Steve

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Kent Shepherd

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#9 posted 1298 days ago

Great idea

Beats my hacksaw with a vice

Thanks

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