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Panel Tapering Sled

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Project by Bricofleur posted 521 days ago 1903 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We often see tapering jigs to taper lumber at the table saw, but rarely to taper panels. Here’s one.

A long runner, a 1/2” panel board, a coupling nut (or dowel), two support arms, few carriage bolts, knobs and fender washers, spay adhesive and fine grit sanding paper are required, what I’m sure anyone has in the shop.

As shown, the arms are set and adjusted according to the cuts and the dimensions of the panels to be tapered. On the lower right corner, the pin (coupling nut or dowel) is crucial!

Do you like it?

Watch more photos and read all construction details on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

Here another sample:

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patron

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#1 posted 521 days ago

always on top of things serge

well done once again

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 521 days ago

Thanks, David. I hope it could be to any use for you.

Best,

Serge

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

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Diggerjacks

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#3 posted 521 days ago

Hello Serge

Another nice jig with a lot of possibilities.

Did you have a specific piece in your house for all your jigs ?

How many jigs have you done in your life ?

Thanks foir sharing an as usual a lot of good ideas for us

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 521 days ago

C’est bon ! Tres bon ! (Hope I didn’t brutalize the French language too much !)

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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Bob817

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#5 posted 521 days ago

@ Patron: Isn’t this guy something else! I’ve been following his post for a while now, before I came to Lumberjocks, he has an Awsome web site with the most fantastic information. Thankyou Serge

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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BritBoxmaker

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#6 posted 521 days ago

Serge,

First of this kind I have seen, good design, well made.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 521 days ago

Your always very innovative Serge a cool design. I do wonder about the absence of any hold downs for the material ?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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robscastle

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#8 posted 521 days ago

Hello serge.

I looked at your construction notes blog and noticed your disk samder revolves clockwise !

-- Regards Robert

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 521 days ago

Unique. First I’ve seen anything like it. Great idea and thanks for sharing.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Roger

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#10 posted 521 days ago

Looks like a winner Serge.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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kiefer

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#11 posted 521 days ago

That’s a great sled Serge , BRAVO!
I will be building one .
Well done My friend .

-- Kiefer 松

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 521 days ago

No end to your inventiveness , Serge : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Bricofleur

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#13 posted 519 days ago

Thank you all. I hope one can be useful (read safe) for you too.

@MonteCristo: I thought you were French!

@robscastle: I can’t do better since the motor runs clockwise. I can live with that!

@a1Jim: I believe hold-downs would be complexe to build or design. However, workpieces are steady, thanks to the three contact points and the sandpaper mat.

@Bob817: I’m very happy you follow me on my blog (as well as all others).

@Diggerjack: Yes I do have a specific room to store all my jigs: my workshop, where I use them. :-)

Best,

Serge

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

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