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Samwise

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#1 posted 04-18-2011 07:51 AM

Noob here…What is a shooting board?

-- Sam

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 02:22 PM

Was that a sick or slick shooter either way it way cool. Nice design and great of you for sharing both jigs…BC

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#3 posted 04-19-2011 01:59 PM

Great idea on how you managed the ramp, I have been wanting to make a ramping SB for myself but I have been complexed on how to do the ramp with the tools I have, your solution while simple totally escaped me, but now I have no excuse. I love simple solutions to problems and this is another reason why I come here more than any other site, the collective knowledge here is one of my best resources.

Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 04-19-2011 10:18 PM

Thanks Anji and Joey. For Joey, bear in mind that the ramp is actually sanded perfectly flush with the table. I glued it on, cut it at an angle at the bandsaw, and then sanded it (adhesive sandpaper on a piece of granite) so that the “ramped” portion sits flush with the bench top – the portion that is flat on the bench is resting flat there.

This provides a lot more stability and connectivity to the UHMW that it is wedged between. Also, it allows for some pressure with the plane against the board. This was a process discovered through trial and error.

Thanks again for your comments. This thing is a breeze to use. Love it.

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