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Project by Bricofleur posted 05-19-2012 03:23 PM 21074 views 118 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always in need for jig knobs, I found this clever way to make my own using scraps, carriage bolts, T-nuts and two sizes of hole saw.

With these 2’’ in diameter, don’t you think my jigs will look store bought?

Find all construction details and photos on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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ineedathis

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#1 posted 05-19-2012 03:47 PM

Great idea! thanks for the tip.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 05-19-2012 03:52 PM

Thanks Serge

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Time2beupinAZ

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#3 posted 05-19-2012 03:56 PM

nice job there.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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eddie

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#4 posted 05-19-2012 04:33 PM

Thanks Serge as always you come up with an idea that works, thank you for sharing as i am in need of these now ..i signed up at your web site and looks like you will be needing to get a book out before to long my favorites is getting full :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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mafe

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#5 posted 05-19-2012 05:31 PM

Clever Serge!
They look really cool, thx for showing how you did.
Best thoughts my friend,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 05-19-2012 06:14 PM

Lovely

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 05-19-2012 06:15 PM

Great work Serge, As always your ideas are great thx for sharing.

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

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GMman

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#8 posted 05-19-2012 06:20 PM

I have never seen someone with so many great ideas.
Thanks buddy you are an inventor and a good one.

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#9 posted 05-19-2012 08:05 PM

Cool. Thank you Serge. Always good ideas

-- Back home. Fernando

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#10 posted 05-20-2012 12:34 AM

I like it! Any tips for efficiently but safely routing the roundover on such a small piece?

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#11 posted 05-20-2012 12:52 AM

Another great one Serge. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#12 posted 05-20-2012 01:44 AM

Your knobs are great, thanks for sharing your ideas. Keep up the great woodwork.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#13 posted 05-20-2012 04:27 AM

The stores will hate you. Nice build….................

-- mike...............

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#14 posted 05-20-2012 04:27 AM

Nice knobs Serge .
Well thought out and made .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#15 posted 05-20-2012 04:50 AM

Very nice looking knobs , Serge…who needs black plastic when you could paint your own MDF or plywood : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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