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A Simple Band Saw Circle Cutting Jig for Stumpy Nubs Contest

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Project by eddie posted 826 days ago 3414 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a simple circle cutting jig .needed to make some circle and it works picked it up from American Woodworker editor Tim Johnson here in his video shows the simplicity of it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=H59G5bMrqRo

its a simple jig that works and don’t cost an arm and leg. i dont expect to win a jig contest with it in Stumpy Nubs contest . I know he always on the humorous side of it but hes a master craftsman that understands everybody cant get these high dollar tools and is showing how to build alternatives of them .Don’t get me wrong if i had the money im buying them i would a lot rather spend my time building what i want than the tool to do it.but some of us dont and people like him and many others on this site spend their time and money to help us along so thank you and the other LJs to many to list.-...................wonder if i sucked up enough to win :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me





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SPalm

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#1 posted 825 days ago

Nice.
I would say you sucked up just right. And the happy face cutout is the cherry on top.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 825 days ago

Very nice looking jig. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Dale

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#3 posted 825 days ago

Cool jig and thanks for the link.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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Roger

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#4 posted 825 days ago

simple, ez, and does the job. very nice, very good

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dave

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#5 posted 825 days ago

Eddie I found the link;)
Nice jig. The simple ones are the best. If they do not have a lot of setup, you will find yourself using it. KISS,my dad always said, keep it simple stupid!
Nice jig and smiley!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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doncutlip

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#6 posted 825 days ago

Looks like it works just fine, good job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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eddie

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#7 posted 825 days ago

thanks guys,and Dave your dads right

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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DIYaholic

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#8 posted 825 days ago

You’re a shoe in for an award; The SUTSA! (Suck Up To Stumpy Award) ;)

A jig is good IF, it is accurate, easy to setup & use. I think you accomplished that. Great job.

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

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StumpyNubs

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#9 posted 825 days ago

Great entry!

We’re looking for any kind of jig, no matter how complex, doesn’t matter if it’s an original design! Anyone who wants to enter a jig can email photos to: jigcontest@runbox.com! (Please post it on LJ’s like Eddie did as well.)

The contest was announced in the latest episode of Blue Collar Woodworking:

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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eddie

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#10 posted 825 days ago

thanks DIY a man with limited resources uses what he has :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Dave

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#11 posted 825 days ago

Grats on the badge;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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boxcarmarty

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#12 posted 824 days ago

Great job eddie. I always wondered why my circles were so plain. I never thought to put a smiley face on them…..

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

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