Thin Strip Ripping Guide

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Project by RustyL posted 850 days ago 1534 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My version of a strip ripping guide.
The fixture fits snugly in the miter slot and has a roller guide point.
I used a slotted piece of folding rule so I can have a calibrated setup.
The second picture is a bottom view. I epoxied the bolt for the wing-nut.

Rusty L

-- Don't apprentice under anyone with less than ten fingers.

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#1 posted 850 days ago

I need one of these tomorrow and I was trying to figure out the best and quickest way to make it. Thanks for saving me some head scratching. I will be using your design. Hope you don’t mind

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#2 posted 849 days ago

That is really great, I’m going to make one. I have been trying to figure out the best way rip thin strips, and this is a winner.

-- Quality is easy to see - but hard to explain

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#3 posted 849 days ago

Nicely done and fully adjustable…..good job.
I built a thin strip jig like this a year or so ago. Mine is very simular to yours, right down to the ball bearing guide. I am surprised how often I use it. It’s a very usefull jig to have in your tool inventory.

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#4 posted 849 days ago

Great jig

-- Norman

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#5 posted 849 days ago

Now i feel stupid, I bought one

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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