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Pocket hole jig organizer and base

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Project by easiersaidthandone posted 09-26-2012 03:19 AM 3273 views 17 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this from plans (101 Best Ever Workshop Projects 2011). It provides storage, workpiece support, and a solid base to clamp the jig to the bench. It is made from a single 2’x4’ sheet of 1/2” birch plywood from the home center. The dividers are dadoed into each other but not into the base, just glued down. There is a minor problem in that I have a newer version of the jig that is a bit larger so it hangs off the back. The catches came from Lowes. I was lucky to find them there because the ones called for in the plans were from a mail order catalog. And that can get spendy on shipping when ordering just one item.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 09-26-2012 03:23 AM

Cool Idea ,very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-26-2012 03:24 AM

What’s up with all of those clamps ? Why didn’t you use pockethole technology to fasten the base ? LOL

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

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easiersaidthandone

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#3 posted 09-26-2012 03:33 AM

If I had watched the propaganda dvd that came with the jig more than once, I might have ;-)

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#4 posted 09-26-2012 03:35 AM

LOL : ) Nicely done !

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

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#5 posted 09-26-2012 04:43 AM

Nice case and photos. Show us your clamp rack…..................

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

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#6 posted 09-26-2012 12:50 PM

Nice. I use a 5 qt. ice cream bucket.

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#7 posted 09-26-2012 04:59 PM

Very clever multi-tasking storage/work center.

...and I enjoyed the picture of the ‘Clamp-its’ Family Reunion. :-)

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#8 posted 09-26-2012 06:13 PM

Nice.

That sure is a lot of clamps! :)

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#9 posted 09-26-2012 11:35 PM

Love it!
Favorite it!
Gotta make it!

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#10 posted 09-27-2012 09:42 AM

I just bought the same jig. that’s a great place to keep everything. koooooooooool. sheetzy

-- Sheetzy

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#11 posted 10-04-2012 01:58 PM

Agree, that’s alot of clamps! I like the idea, I’ve got to try this one.

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