Jigs for Pencil Post bed

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Project by MikeDe posted 11-17-2011 03:15 AM 2632 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Granddaughter wanted me to build her a pencil post bed
No problem, I knew that I would have to build a few jigs
including some for painting it. She wanted it to be painted Black
The first jig was for the tapered legs and I made a few planks
for the posts out of pine 2X4s to practice on before I made
the finial posts out of Birch
I then made five jigs for painting the posts,one for the top
so I could rotate them and an eight sided set for the bottom
“Does anyone want to buy a slightly used tapering jig”

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#1 posted 11-17-2011 05:11 AM

Wonderful! Cool Jig, It should be most use full. Thanks for taking the time to share.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#2 posted 11-17-2011 12:58 PM

Nice idea. I’m sure she loved it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 11-17-2011 04:07 PM

Very nice! Like your jigs also.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 11-17-2011 07:18 PM

Nicely done.

-- One can dream, about a passion not yet fully fulfilled!

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