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Project by bake posted 10-20-2012 05:53 AM 6552 views 35 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was reviewing my favorites and noticed the kerfmakers everyone had been building some time ago, so I decided to have a go.
Made from mahogany and hard maple for the runner.
I had to go to the local ACE to find some brass hardware, I never could find a fender washer that was brass so I wound up using a nickel. (I think I remember Mafe using a coin on one of his.)
Finished with shellac and wax.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.





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murch

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#1 posted 10-20-2012 06:56 AM

Sweet looking new tool, Bake. Seems to work pretty good too.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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jap

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#2 posted 10-20-2012 12:29 PM

looks great

-- Joel

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 10-20-2012 07:03 PM

Nice tool, looks great and you did a beautiful job on it … really like the coin idea …
now could you explain what it is for ???

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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antknee3491

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#4 posted 10-20-2012 11:02 PM

Looks awesome. How did you cut the slot so straight and smooth?

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kiefer

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#5 posted 10-21-2012 12:39 AM

Beautiful tool,like the brass fittings ,really makes it look professional.

-- Kiefer 松

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NormG

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#6 posted 10-21-2012 12:53 AM

Wonderful new tool

-- Norman

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brewcrew24

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#7 posted 10-21-2012 02:34 AM

Grumpymike, hope this helps.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/37668

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rance

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#8 posted 10-21-2012 03:19 AM

Nice job. And I think you’ll enjoy using it a lot.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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bake

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#9 posted 10-21-2012 04:37 AM

GrumpyMike, Here is a link to a blog on how to use one that Mafe posted. http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/18170
Also here is a link to a bunch of others. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/tag/kerfmaker/by/date/page/1

Antknee, the slots were cut on the router table with a 3/8” dado bit.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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rance

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#10 posted 10-22-2012 02:14 PM

bake, here are some more under the blogs.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 10-23-2012 01:35 PM

Nice kerf maker. You’ll love how simple it makes the dado cuts fit!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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DadoSutter

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#12 posted 09-06-2013 12:08 AM

Thank you! My choice for my first one.
Cheers

-- Dado Sutter

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