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with the quick release of the clamp you can go from 45 to 90
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Mar 27, 2013
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#1 posted 03-26-2013 02:39 PM
Hello Blaine, It looks simple enough. pardon the dumb question but is there a wear factor? and what sort of measuring tool is that in the picture?
-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with
#2 posted 03-26-2013 02:50 PM
there is no wear because about 1/4 inch of the edge does not cut and rides on the shooting board, everything above does cut, the first cut on the shooting board makes the initial cut then it wont go any deeper, kind of like a ball bearing on a router bit. i do wax the edges for smooth cuts. i guess after a few years it would wear out. the tool in the background is a starrett angle gauge, i use paper shims in between the two pieces of oak to get the perfect 45 and check it with the starrett.
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#3 posted 03-26-2013 03:20 PM
Nice functional jig. I wish I had a decent enough plane to justify making one of these!
-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com
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#4 posted 03-26-2013 06:01 PM
Very nice. I just built one, and now I know a simple way to make it into a 45 ° shooter
-- If no one will ever see it, all the more reason to make it right
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#5 posted 03-26-2013 09:14 PM
Very nice shooting board. I might modify mine with the 45 deg fence just like this. What type of plane are you using? I don’t recognize the shape.
-- Allen, Colorado
#6 posted 03-26-2013 09:20 PM
its a lie nielson miter plane and is a low angle plane. this plane is exactly like the original stanley.
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#7 posted 03-27-2013 01:25 AM
Hey Blaine- I don’t see where you plug it in!
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#8 posted 03-27-2013 03:42 AM
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#9 posted 03-27-2013 12:31 PM
Great idea on the 45! Doesn’t it get in the way if you’re shooting a 90 wider than a couple inches? Think I’ll use a bigger gap.
#10 posted 03-27-2013 02:13 PM
there are 2 boards and the 90 board is fixed with screws to the melamine the 45 board is only 1/2 inch and is clamped in place with the kreg clamp up against the 90 fence.
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