Tapering jig for TS.

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Project by Routerisstillmyname posted 11-18-2011 12:44 AM 4709 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing special here. One of those jigs that I thought I would never need and hence I didn’t buy one even when they were on sale for around 15 or so and sure enough, I needed to cut few tapers to make a ramp and I decided what the heck…
Had few weird hinges around and few scraps of wood and an extra homemade handle and all I needed was friction lid support. I could’ve made that from wood also but was too lazy as is the case usually.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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#1 posted 11-18-2011 03:58 AM

What kind of hinge is that and where did you get it ?
I have been looking for a hinge like that for a tool I have in mind .
Good looking jig !

-- Kiefer

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#2 posted 11-18-2011 04:21 AM

THX. The hinge came from a 30 year old folding bed.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 11-18-2011 04:59 AM

Sweet Jig. I line the neat handle so you can get a good grip on it!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 02:09 AM

Nicely built.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 01-21-2012 11:29 PM

Nice jig. There’s nothing like the satisfaction of a home made jig or tool.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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