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Mortising Jig for Router

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Project by Phil277 posted 01-30-2012 03:47 PM 4091 views 14 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and built this mortising jig to cut mortises for bed hardware. The jig works fine. easy to set up, easy to adjust.
I posted this blog http://lumberjocks.com/Phil277/blog when I was working on the jig and I am greatful for the suggestions made by people from this forum.

Phil





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#1 posted 01-30-2012 05:36 PM

Good jig good build.

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#2 posted 01-30-2012 06:04 PM

Great jig, looks very functional…. welcome to LJ’s as well.

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

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#3 posted 01-30-2012 07:36 PM

Is that a DeWalt router motor in a PorterCable base?????
;^)

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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#4 posted 01-30-2012 09:14 PM

You have a keen eye Dan.
Yes. I already had the Dewalt router and wanted to be able to do plunge routing. I found out that the PC plunge base fit the DeWalt perfectly and was able to buy it separately. It worked out just like I wanted it to.

Phil

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#5 posted 01-31-2012 03:26 AM

That’s a good Jig. It has left me rethinking a jig that I am planning for making housing rebates.

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

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#6 posted 05-28-2012 12:59 PM

You should enter this into our jig contest! Email photos along with your LJ name to jigcontest@runbox.com. You might win!

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