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Super Simple Taper Jig

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Project by cutworm posted 689 days ago 2999 views 36 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A 2” hinge a couple of bolts and a couple pieces of scrap. Tried it out and it works fine. I like simple low cost solutions.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"





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patron

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#1 posted 689 days ago

great idea
and build

well done

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#2 posted 689 days ago

good job. Simple and useful.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 689 days ago

Wow! Much nicer than the piece of ply I used with 3-pieces of scrap pinned onto it for my TS. I did just that this past week and got by, but I sure like your solution much better. My thoughts on this are that when one makes such a nice jig for a particular specialty task, then one is more apt to use that jig more often.

I like this. A lot. I bet you could even put hash marks on the slider, marking 1—10 degrees for easy reference.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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jaysonic

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#4 posted 689 days ago

Very cool! Looks similar to the one I built a while back, but yours is nice, I like the added piece on the end to act as a hold. It might be worth it to place a couple toggle clamps on the jig as well to really get that “locking hold,” you know what I mean? Keep those fingers safe.

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Milton Toal

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#5 posted 689 days ago

Nice work and great idea. I shall build one this weekend. Love the comment about marking a degrees scale and shall do that too.

Thanks so much for sharing.

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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#6 posted 689 days ago

Great jig, I have had one on my to do list, you might have given me the push to move it up higher on the list.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#7 posted 688 days ago

Easy enough. Thanks.

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cutworm

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#8 posted 688 days ago

Thanks for the comments guys. I saw a video on WWGOA on setting a jig like this up. The tips made it very simple to adjust and use.
http://video.wwgoa.com/videos/001083_cutting-angles-on-a-table-saw/

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#9 posted 684 days ago

dont need one yet but its going in my future use file!

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#10 posted 30 days ago

cutworm, thanks for sharing this an posting on my recent question. I am so thankful for all of you Lumber Jocks!

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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