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Project by Edward Pickney posted 02-23-2012 12:07 PM 20698 views 66 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made theses jigs up last week. love the table sled, right side is within 001 square using 5 way square check. Still working on left side. The angle jig was wonderful while building a new 3-D cutting board, which I’ll post tomorrow. The stops really speed things along. The M/T jig allows you to cut a tendon with a table saw and the jig is adjustable with 1/4 -20 bolts. John W. Nixon credit for design.

-- Ed- whippetlove@bellsouth.net





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 02-23-2012 12:27 PM

Nice jigs, reminds me I need to start updating my jigs

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Jim Rowe

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#2 posted 02-23-2012 12:30 PM

Looks good. I need to make one like this. Did you shed blood when making it? (pic 6)

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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JCantin

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#3 posted 02-23-2012 12:31 PM

“allows you to cut a tendon with a table saw” NO NO NO keep those tendons away from the table saw ;-)

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#4 posted 02-23-2012 12:33 PM

Now that’s a serious table sled, nice build Edward Pickney!

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 02-23-2012 01:06 PM

Now that IS a sled! Great job.

I will make a sled like that someday. I’m just setting up shop & need to build lots of shop projects, ie; jigs, shelves, storage, etc…...

I will probably start with a “Down & Dirty” sled and then once the shop has evolved, build me a “Moster Super Sled”.

Thanks for sharing & the motivation!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#6 posted 02-23-2012 01:22 PM

Pretty Sweet Sled Edward…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#7 posted 02-23-2012 01:23 PM

Looks like the bells and whistles are all there. Great job.

-- Chris K

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Edward Pickney

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#8 posted 02-23-2012 01:31 PM

JCantin,
I met vertical tendon, much smoother. and yes, I have to tattoo most of my projects with a little blood. Its in the book!

-- Ed- whippetlove@bellsouth.net

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Helgi

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#9 posted 02-23-2012 01:39 PM

great job here.

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#10 posted 02-23-2012 04:03 PM

Boy Ed you have been a very busy guy ,all those jigs are great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 02-23-2012 04:03 PM

Nice set of jigs to go with the sled. Some really good ideas here.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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BTKS

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#12 posted 02-23-2012 04:28 PM

This one has all the bells and whistles. Good job!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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rdjack21

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#13 posted 02-23-2012 05:15 PM

Now this is a sled I really like. Hope you don’t mind if I copy it.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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Max

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#14 posted 02-23-2012 05:19 PM

Would you explain what the 5 way square check is and how you did it???? Nice sled.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#15 posted 02-23-2012 05:27 PM

A very useful set of jigs and they look very well thought out and made.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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