LumberJocks

No clamp circular saw guide

  • Advertise with us
Project by EoinB posted 01-18-2012 12:17 AM 5969 views 11 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just a simple guide made from a leftover laminate floor board with a non slip mat (bought for less than 5 euros) glued to the underneath. It works a charm just put in place and cut away , with no movement.

-- Handy as a hammer





17 comments so far

View Viking's profile

Viking

857 posts in 1848 days


#1 posted 01-18-2012 12:40 AM

What material is the non-slip mat? Is it like a router mat on a bench to keep workpiece from slipping? This seem like a great idea.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

View MasterSergeant's profile

MasterSergeant

1288 posts in 1341 days


#2 posted 01-18-2012 12:41 AM

Great solution! I’ll give it try soon.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112083 posts in 2230 days


#3 posted 01-18-2012 12:56 AM

Festool look out . Very creative.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3344 posts in 1061 days


#4 posted 01-18-2012 01:41 AM

Great simple solution! All it takes is the need for a tool/device and starting the ol’ imagination up! A very good idea.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

View Philzoel's profile

Philzoel

276 posts in 996 days


#5 posted 01-18-2012 04:03 AM

I’d have to clamp it just to be sure if wood was expensive.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

View hasbeen's profile

hasbeen

89 posts in 1338 days


#6 posted 01-18-2012 04:59 AM

Greetings from the socialist capital of America – California.
Why do you think they call it the ’left coast’?

Good project. I need to replace mine, but will apply Wallmart shelf-liner & see how that works.

Lee
Moreno Valley’s local has-been.
Servant of the Living God.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

View Jorge Velez's profile

Jorge Velez

342 posts in 1239 days


#7 posted 01-18-2012 05:41 AM

Good Idea! thks for sharing. can you share more details on non-slipping material? I would like to try!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

View lorna's profile

lorna

15 posts in 1046 days


#8 posted 01-18-2012 11:03 AM

Nice one Eoin. I bought a guide to go with my circular saw, but that one looks great, so simple you think “why didn’t i think of that?” Where did you buy the non-slip mat?

View thelt's profile

thelt

620 posts in 2032 days


#9 posted 01-18-2012 12:43 PM

Great idea! What kind of non-slip mat?

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

View EoinB's profile

EoinB

18 posts in 1074 days


#10 posted 01-18-2012 01:42 PM

The non slip mat is only shelf /drawer liner , I bought 1 roll and there was enough to make 2 guides. It was stuck on with contact adhisive.

-- Handy as a hammer

View Roger's profile

Roger

14556 posts in 1457 days


#11 posted 01-18-2012 02:14 PM

gr8 idea. simple, effective, and awesome on the wallet

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

View Tootles's profile

Tootles

704 posts in 1154 days


#12 posted 01-18-2012 03:28 PM

The non-slip mat is a good addition. I must remember that.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

View StumpyNubs's profile

StumpyNubs

6192 posts in 1453 days


#13 posted 01-18-2012 04:14 PM

Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
(The greatest woodworking show since the invention of wood is now online!)

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

View Tokolosi's profile

Tokolosi

667 posts in 1008 days


#14 posted 01-18-2012 05:02 PM

Brilliant in its simplicity!!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

View lorna's profile

lorna

15 posts in 1046 days


#15 posted 01-18-2012 06:21 PM

Pardon my ignorance, Eoin, but what’s a drawer liner? All i can think of is those perfumed sheets people put in their drawers to make their underwear seem fragrant!! Can you buy it in the likes of Woodies? – sorry to pester you

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase