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Project by kiefer posted 03-27-2011 09:33 PM 6568 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple sanding jig i made for my table saw
Build on a board with a guide to slide in the mitre groove and a second board on top which slides in a groove cut into the top of the bottom board .
This way i can control the jig in front to back and side to side motion during sanding .

-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 03-27-2011 09:38 PM

Where there is a will, there is a way ;-)) Nice job.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 03-27-2011 09:59 PM

Ooooooooooooookay, I know what to do when my lathes die! Fascinating, fun stuff.

-- Stephen Mines (

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#3 posted 03-27-2011 10:41 PM

Great thinking :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#4 posted 03-27-2011 10:42 PM

Looks like it works well.

-- Kate,

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#5 posted 03-27-2011 10:56 PM

thankĀ“s for sharing the idea :-)
looking forward to see the next one


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#6 posted 03-28-2011 12:45 AM

Good job, looks like they were turned on lathe ! Very ingenious,

-- There are no mistakes in woodworking , they're learning expierences ;)

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#7 posted 03-28-2011 12:54 AM

Wow! this a a patience building machine.
Very creative and ingenious.

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#8 posted 03-28-2011 01:17 AM

Great job, I know a lot of lathiers that wouldn’t be able to do that kind of job.

-- If i'd a knowed you coulda goed I'd a seen you gotta went

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#9 posted 03-28-2011 02:47 AM

I’ve seen a similar jig laid sideways used on a router table with a hand crank used to turn the blank. Both ideas are great lathe replacements for the once in a while turner or the shop too small for a lathe.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#10 posted 03-28-2011 02:07 PM

very imaginitive! I’ve seen it done with a router too… always many ways to do thinkgs in woodworking.

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#11 posted 03-28-2011 04:07 PM

Super cool jig, Your imagination and designs are just great, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#12 posted 03-28-2011 07:49 PM

Great idea, what’s the final product? Candle holder, test pieces?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#13 posted 03-30-2011 08:39 PM

nice thinking very very cool

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

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