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Project by David "Lucky Dawg" Brown posted 03-13-2011 07:42 AM 2743 views 7 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some simple jigs I have made recently!

The resaw jig is simply made from a piece of maple for durability.
I used the miter kit from Rockler 5 bucks well spent!

The drill press jig or straight line jig i made for drilling out axles on a locomotive Im building.
This jig mounts directly to the table on my drill press. It was a design build project!!!!
i laid a piece of plywood on the table and went from there.

I made the disc sander jig to make the wheels for the locomotive!

Thank you for taking the time to look
David B.

-- dumpster diver delux





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 03-13-2011 07:53 AM

Thank you!

I was attacking the resaw jig from the other side (left)...
The right side, where the miter slot is located, is much easier!

I will do it… BUT, most of the time, I can just use the plain ole fence on the left side to do it.
... but… there have been times…

Thanks again.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Vince

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#2 posted 03-13-2011 07:55 AM

Nice jigs, making the jig instead of buying one is more fun and a fraction of the cost.

-- Vince

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David "Lucky Dawg" Brown

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#3 posted 03-13-2011 08:01 AM

Much more cost effective!
I enjoy the challenge of trial and error (its mostly error when I make it! hahaha!)

I did also try the adjustable fence method and it seemed to take me more time to
set it up than the miter slot method!
I just mark a line on the top edge of the board I want to re-saw and align up my jig
to the center of the blade and adjust my cut as im cutting for blade drift!

-- dumpster diver delux

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LuckysWifey

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#4 posted 03-13-2011 08:05 AM

Very neat.

-- Zwinger von Kleiner Feuerball German Shepherd Dogs

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steliart

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#5 posted 03-13-2011 10:47 AM

Sweet jigs

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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StumpyNubs

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#6 posted 03-13-2011 03:22 PM

Post photos of the locomotive you referred to! That would be a great project to see!

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mafe

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#7 posted 03-13-2011 04:41 PM

Looking good, always wonderful with inspiration for jigs.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

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

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Mark Shymanski

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#8 posted 03-13-2011 04:58 PM

A source of inspiration for the resaw jig and the wheel sander, thanks for posting

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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Roger

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#9 posted 03-13-2011 05:22 PM

ahh yessss.. very nice

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Brandon

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#10 posted 03-13-2011 06:52 PM

That resaw works like a champ, and the miter jigs work pretty damn good to. Looks great man!

-- An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin

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Diggerjacks

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#11 posted 03-13-2011 07:54 PM

Hello David

Beautiful jigs

We always jigs and you take a lot of pleasure to make them and after also when they works very well
The jig for the drill press makes me some ideas ….

This morning I have tested three bike

GT force Carbon Pro
GT Fury Team
Cannondale Jeckyll

A very good moment of pleasure. This three bikes are wonderful ( the price less !!!!)

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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David "Lucky Dawg" Brown

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#12 posted 03-13-2011 08:05 PM

Brandon- i got the idea from you and i love it works like a champ!

Diggerjack-im jealous! i havent rode in over year due to my third knee surgery!

Thank you for all the comments!

as for the freight train its not finished but if i get enough comments asking to see it i will post up what i have done so far!

-- dumpster diver delux

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Chefshep

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#13 posted 03-17-2011 05:42 AM

Show us the Train!!!

I fav’ed the jigs… I will get back to this for sure.

Dang good job Dawg

-- Chefshep :) "When we allow our present to quarrel with our past, we risk jeopardizing our future.” - Winston Churchill

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wildbill001

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#14 posted 03-20-2011 11:28 PM

Another vote for the train. Are you building from purchased plans or your own imagination/plans?

Bill

-- "You can tell the pioneers by the arrows in their back" -- Unknown

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 03-20-2011 11:58 PM

David,

Is THIS the miter kit you used?

If so, looks like the price went UP a tad… :)

The Resaw Jig:
How do you move it To/From the Blade distance? I do not see a slot… (?)

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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