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Router Edge Guide - Stumpy Jig Contest Entry

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Project by TrBlu posted 05-26-2012 04:06 PM 3280 views 14 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a bunch of solid surface countertop from a demolition project at a trade show. This stuff comes in handy for making all sorts of jigs. Just be sure to chamfer the edges, so they don’t cut your work surfaces.

This edge guide allows me to route a dado, or similar pattern design as far as 12” from edge to center of the bit. Counter top for the base and the runner guide, a couple of 1/4” bolts with star knobs, and a 1 1/4” dowel for a grip. Even used another jig (circle jig) to route the arched slot at the pivot.

Pic #1 – Guide with Router
Pic #2 – Top of Guide
Pci #3 – Bottom of Guide

My humble, yet functional entry in the Stumpy Nubs Jig Contest.

Thanks for looking. Comments & Critiques welcome.

Tim

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-26-2012 04:27 PM

Hey Tim
Very ingenious jig great idea and using solid surface material makes it even more cool.

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#2 posted 05-26-2012 04:27 PM

good luck tim, thanks for the nice day yesterday, good to see ya and have a nice visit..

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#3 posted 05-26-2012 10:04 PM

Wow- great design! Everybody better get to work if they're going to beat it!

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#4 posted 05-26-2012 10:41 PM

tim i like that jig ,i thought i had a shot at that 10,000 but now i dont know, but all kidding a side that a great jig got to favor it and good luck :)

hay Tim i lived in Decatur for a long time i loved it up there

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TrBlu

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#5 posted 05-26-2012 11:54 PM

Thanks guys!!!

Oh, WOW!!! I just noticed that Stumpy put his stamp on it. COOL!!!

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 12:45 AM

Nice jig Tim, that could come in real handy. Good luck.

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

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#7 posted 05-31-2012 11:01 PM

Cool jig! Good luck!

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#8 posted 07-26-2012 05:30 PM

great idea.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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