Bench dogs

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Project by UJB posted 04-08-2012 08:35 PM 3418 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few simple cuts using scrap oak, a couple of minutes work = custom but inexpensive bench dogs

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#1 posted 04-08-2012 09:09 PM

Well made, but aren’t bench dogs supposed to have bark?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 04-09-2012 10:28 AM


-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 04-09-2012 12:21 PM

Love the dogs. Did you make the cuts on a bandsaw?

-- Ken --------- never try and put 5 lbs. of tenon in a 3 lb. mortise.

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#4 posted 04-09-2012 07:39 PM

I dunno about the bark thing, but since he posted it on the computer, now they have byte!

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#5 posted 04-09-2012 08:44 PM

Nice, That’s a great idea.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#6 posted 04-10-2012 06:37 AM

i’ve got to make a few more myself; but it’s not high on the priority list,yet.

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#7 posted 04-14-2012 07:25 PM

I rigged up a jig on my chop saw to make te angled cut. Ripped the “spring leaf” to the width of the saw kerf and then just glued it in place. Relief cut for te spring was made with table saw, marking gauge and hand chisel

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