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Project by Bricofleur posted 08-10-2012 03:35 PM 3431 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this jig in mind for a long time. I saw one similar in a woodworking magazine or a book years ago. It’s finally done. It’ll be handy to drill in dowels or round stock, drill pocket holes at the perfect 15° angle, hold workpieces vertically when drilling for mortises and many more applications I may encounter in the future.

The less commun hardware required are two friction lid supports but one can make equivalent straight sliding bars on a router table or table saw.

All construction details and photos on this page of my blog.

Thanks for looking and commenting.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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





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David Kirtley

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#1 posted 08-10-2012 04:22 PM

Great job as usual Serge.

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#2 posted 08-10-2012 04:26 PM

Serge, great job… I have to make one now. I never really thought about what angle pocket holes were drilled at and I use mine all the time. Go figue. Nice set up should work great with my digital angle gauge as well.

Thx for sharing, have a great weekend!!!!!!

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#3 posted 08-10-2012 04:35 PM

A very useful looking jig !

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#4 posted 08-10-2012 05:54 PM

Hello Serge

Your mind don’t have holidays !!!!

A new very usefull jig
I like this idea to drill the hole ” better ” than a kreg system and the picture 6 is putting my mind alert !!

Thanks for the new fabulous idea

Please take some holidays we can’t fallow

Au plaisir

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#5 posted 08-10-2012 07:10 PM

You a right handy guy there Serge, a nice clean and simple jig. I like it.

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#6 posted 08-10-2012 10:41 PM

wonderful idea , Serge : )

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#7 posted 08-10-2012 10:59 PM

That’s a pretty cool jig. Thanks for posting.

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#8 posted 08-10-2012 11:16 PM

Very good Serge

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#9 posted 08-11-2012 12:06 AM

Thank you so much, guys, for stopping by and leaving such nice comments. I wonder why I waited so long before building this jig. My next drill press jig will be the one for drilling holes at the end of long workpieces.

By the way, Kreg Tools recommends using at least 2000 RPM when drilling pocket holes if you want your drill bit to last longer.

Best,

Serge

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

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