Router Parallel Mortising Jig

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Project by Bricofleur posted 11-26-2012 06:24 PM 3640 views 22 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s the mortising jig I designed to use in conjunction with a handheld plunge router. It was easy and straight forward to build with commun materials. Workpieces are secured between jaws and height adjustable external wings support the router while mortising.

Find all construction details and more photos from this page of my blog.

The jig requires a special base plate that I explained all the construction details on this page of my blog.

It sure makes digging mortises easily and fast. I hope you’ll like it enough to give it a try. Thanks for looking.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#1 posted 11-26-2012 06:28 PM

Hello Serge
Another fantastic jig

You are the man who have all the secret’s jig

Thanks for sharing with all of us

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

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#2 posted 11-26-2012 06:34 PM

Thank you, Jack. You’re right, on LJ it’s all about sharing!



PS: I hope I’ll live long enough to share all my jigs!

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#3 posted 11-27-2012 07:20 AM

Your jigs are always so sofisticated and source of inspiration.Thank you for that.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 11-28-2012 12:43 AM

Looks like a winner Serge

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 12-02-2012 01:40 PM

Very interesting concept! I built a different type of router mortiser, however this looks like it does a very fine job! Well done!

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

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