Cheap, Repeatable Long Cuts

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Project by spunwood posted 884 days ago 2256 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a pretty straitfoward way of making repeatable long cuts on a miter saw. It can be stowed away, and is ready to travel. It is simply an adjustable stop.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#1 posted 884 days ago

Great idea, thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 884 days ago

I like that.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#3 posted 883 days ago

Thats using your thinking cap! Well done.

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

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#4 posted 883 days ago

My kind of solution

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#5 posted 883 days ago

Looks like it work well.

-- Chris K

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#6 posted 883 days ago

Nice. The hinged rollers (pic 3) seems also very useful. The idea of separating what supports the wood and what stops it from sliding is worth thinking about all around the shop. Thanks for sharing this nice jig.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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#7 posted 883 days ago

That is slick! What a great solution to a common need.
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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#8 posted 883 days ago

Great idea. Like that.

-- Craig

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#9 posted 883 days ago

Nice Idea!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#10 posted 883 days ago

Now that’s good thinking and the price is right

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#11 posted 883 days ago

Thanks yall, I was debating upgrading a table saw set up for these longer repeatable cuts, but decided on using the miter saw. The only change I would make is putting a bit more play in the lap joint for easu adjustment, and also mixing some orange in with the yellow to match the Dewalt better!

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#12 posted 883 days ago

good jig very cleaver

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#13 posted 880 days ago

Keep it simple and work with whats on hand .
Great thinking .


-- Kiefer 松

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