Stumpy jig contest : My last jig : my version of a fingerjoint

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Project by Diggerjacks posted 05-03-2012 05:40 PM 4378 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch


Last week I have decided to make my own version of a jig to done fingerjoint

I have been inspired with a lot of jigs posted on this site.

The first idea was the security :

The piece of wood is clamped with the front piece of MDF and the second
I’ve added a handle to be sure that my hand is used and the front piece guard my second hand behind it

The second piece can move to the left or the right to ajust the fingerjoint

This is not a revolution but I ilke it

I have done a try with two piece of MDF (Pic 6)

Comments welcome

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 06:48 PM

It’s a nice jig. Nicely made too.


-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 06:56 PM


-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 07:00 PM

Nice Jig, and it looks like the joint came out good.

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

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 09:10 PM

Well, you did a pretty good job. This is a good looking jig, all made out of my beloved MDF!

All is on the details. Congrats.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#5 posted 05-03-2012 09:16 PM

Looks gr8, and from the pic, it looks like it cuts very precise. Very nice. I like the handle you put on it also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 05-04-2012 02:01 AM

This is a nice jig.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#7 posted 05-04-2012 02:21 AM

Different but obviously effective ! Those are some tight fitting joints DJ, looks like set up is simple and quick. Nice job and thanks for showing, and as always keep safe….....ROB

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#8 posted 05-04-2012 07:08 AM

I hope this is not the last one.

-- почти столяр

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#9 posted 05-04-2012 12:05 PM

Nice jig. Great lookin’ end result!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#10 posted 05-04-2012 04:19 PM


To all thanks for your comments

To goriak : It isn’t the last jig I have a lot of another jigs in progress…

To Bricofleur (Serge) : I like also the MDF (for the jigs )

To Roger : the handle is for my security and I have a lot of fun to make it


-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#11 posted 05-17-2012 01:12 AM

Nice and simple and will do the job .
Now lets put it to use and have more fun .

-- Kiefer

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#12 posted 05-28-2012 12:45 PM

You should enter this into our jig contest! Email photos along with your LJ name to You might win!

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#13 posted 05-29-2012 04:46 PM

Hello Stumpy

Thanks for your comments and the invitation

And thanks for all your works and jigs

I love them

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#14 posted 05-29-2012 05:27 PM

très bon, DiggerJacks. A simple and very elegant jig and well made. I like it very much, félicitations

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#15 posted 05-29-2012 06:48 PM

Nice jig, good luck.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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