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Project by Straightbowed posted 569 days ago 1458 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this jig for knife setup on the planer, jointer, could have been better but does the job gauge is in mm reads tenths got my blades within .030 mm I guess thats ok

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country





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#1 posted 569 days ago

Simple and VERY functional…. gotta love it.

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#2 posted 569 days ago

Very good idea.

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#3 posted 569 days ago

I like simple, I’ve got to try this. Great Idea!
Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 569 days ago

It works and whats better than that? Question, is the plastic (?) material heavy enough to hold the indicator still while rotating the cutter head?

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#5 posted 568 days ago

Nice!
I made something similar with magnets on the bottom of the base.

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#6 posted 568 days ago

to answer your question Tad I slide the gauge from L to R or viceversa when checking my blades one blade at a time and reference off a line I have drawn on the outfeed table always makin sure my jig is clean and goes back to zero after every move, and the gauge inner workings are very precise it takes very little pressure to move the dial, this is an industrial gauge very precise too precise for me really

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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