• Advertise with us
Project by kiefer posted 03-27-2011 09:33 PM 6003 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 松

13 comments so far

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile


16740 posts in 2767 days

#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

View Stephen Mines's profile

Stephen Mines

225 posts in 1781 days

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

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

-- Stephen Mines (

View Napoleon's profile


788 posts in 1900 days

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

Great thinking :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

View Kate's profile


400 posts in 2965 days

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

Looks like it works well.

-- Kate,

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10850 posts in 2206 days

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

thank´s for sharing the idea :-)
looking forward to see the next one


View sawdustunderfoot's profile


31 posts in 1985 days

#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 ;)

View QuangFromCalgary's profile


27 posts in 2089 days

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

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

View Big_Eddy's profile


57 posts in 1973 days

#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

View BigTiny's profile


1667 posts in 1979 days

#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!

View michelletwo's profile


2465 posts in 2106 days

#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.

View itsmic's profile


1419 posts in 2209 days

#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

View RexMcKinnon's profile


2593 posts in 2286 days

#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!

View steliart's profile


1817 posts in 1779 days

#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 - --

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics