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Ajustable framing jig (2012.01.14)

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Project by Dawn posted 06-01-2013 04:05 PM 2539 views 60 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made an adjustable framing jig to help glue frames. 45 degree angles with wet glue makes for slippery little buggers. This pulls it together evenly from each corner. Saw the idea in a magazine.





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SteveGaskins

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#1 posted 06-01-2013 05:00 PM

Nice jig…added to favorites…I saw this somewhere around a year or so ago. Glad you posted. Nice build.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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SirGareth

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#2 posted 06-01-2013 06:10 PM

This is on my list to make, so I’ve also added it to my favorites. Very nice job! I’ve also seen these type of clamps with a bolt and wingnut to draw the two halves together, rather than a clamp. Have you found the clamp easy to work with?

-- Even if you fall on your face, you are still moving forward. - Tim, Southern California

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irtamos

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#3 posted 06-01-2013 06:26 PM

VERY GOOD IDEA !!! Thankyou very much for sharing.

-- irtamos, Belgium

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Dawn

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#4 posted 06-01-2013 06:45 PM

Yes, Tim, it is very easy to use with and works well for square or rectangle frames. I didn’t think of drawing the halves together with a bolt and wingnut. Good idea. Thanks for mentioning it.

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deon

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#5 posted 06-01-2013 07:00 PM

Great idea thanks

-- Dreaming patterns

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 06-02-2013 12:43 AM

What a great idea. My wife is a potter and she often buys artwork and I am the one who has to make a frame and glue it together. I think I am going to build that very soon. Thanks for sharing it….

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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madts

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#7 posted 06-02-2013 12:53 PM

Thanks for sharing. Great idea.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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rustythebailiff

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#8 posted 06-02-2013 01:48 PM

I’ve gotta stop coming to this site, I’m getting too many projects to do! Looks great, just what I needed. Thanks for the inspiration

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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