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Yet one more kerfmaker. These little jigs are awesome & very useful. I made it out of maple & walnut. Let me know what you think!
-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"
May 01, 2013
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#1 posted 05-02-2013 01:18 AM
I like! These things look pretty handy … I’ve got to make me one.
-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"
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#2 posted 05-02-2013 01:25 AM
Nice. I need to make one of these one day. Added to favorites. Thanks for posting.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#3 posted 05-02-2013 02:49 AM
Ok, I have to confess I do not have a clue as to what a kerf maker is. I know an saw blade has a curf and that is about it.
#4 posted 05-02-2013 02:56 AM
Guys you need to definitely make one. Peter check out this link from Lumber Jock “mafe”
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#5 posted 05-02-2013 02:56 AM
Very nice work Greg. I am debating if I would use one though. Frankly I am with Pieter. I do not know what it does. If I did know and it was useful I would make one. Maybe someone could tell me before I go google it.
I just saw the link Greg. So I would use it for saddle joints and making lattices? I am just wondering about the applications.
#6 posted 05-02-2013 03:10 AM
I use it on my table saw fence (as pic) & cross cut sled for dado’s, half lap joints. A lot less errors & usually I don’t use a dado stack.
More for cutting the perfect Kerr for any size without measuring except for where you want the kerf.
#7 posted 05-02-2013 03:56 AM
That is kind of what I was thinking. I just ran my stack today on some fairly long dados. It seems like the kerfer might only be useful for smaller stuff?
#8 posted 05-02-2013 04:05 AM
Well mostly. The idea came from one of the guys over at Bridge City Tool works. They have videos as well. It’s Kinda meant for the exact sized dado or kerf without measuring mistakes & having an expensive precise dado stack.
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#9 posted 05-02-2013 05:20 AM
Well done. Maple and walnut is my favorite combo too!
-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com
#10 posted 05-02-2013 05:37 AM
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#11 posted 05-02-2013 06:04 AM
Very nice.I use mine all of the time, it is a very handy little tool.
-- 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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#12 posted 05-02-2013 10:17 AM
As a fellow kerfmaker maker (See, Gaggle of Kermakers), I’ve used walnut, and I’ve used maple, and I even used both in one that I made, but yours is much, much nicer looking. Good job.
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#13 posted 05-02-2013 01:00 PM
Very clean. Well done.
-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.
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#14 posted 05-02-2013 01:03 PM
Looks very nice to me Greg and a practical tool too.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#15 posted 05-02-2013 02:26 PM
Thank you Lumber Jock’s!
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