adjustable taper jig

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Project by Jeff82780 posted 06-01-2013 06:41 PM 2606 views 31 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Making an end table and needed to taper the legs. I tried the one I bought from woodcraft butt, I just cant get used to it. So I built this. Thanks for looking!


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#1 posted 06-01-2013 07:02 PM

Good Job. This style of tapering jig works much better than the V style. V style is hard to control.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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#2 posted 06-01-2013 11:50 PM

Yeah, I bought one of those too… belongs in the junk pile. Thank you for the motivation to replace it with a better solution! This looks perfect!

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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#3 posted 06-02-2013 08:09 PM

I usually taper on the band saw, but this looks a lot better than the V style jigs. I may put this on the ‘jig list”

Thanks for posting

-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle

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#4 posted 06-02-2013 09:06 PM

There is not much more satisfaction than making your own jigs. It looks great. And I like the idea of the T-tracks without shopping for aluminum ones. Thanks for posting. This is very inspiring.

Question: I don’t see any stop block at the back? Am I missing something?



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#5 posted 06-04-2013 03:03 AM

New to LumberJocks…Great Lookin’ Jig! Man, that handle looks extremely familiar…....What did U recycle it from? Thanks in Advance!

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#6 posted 06-04-2013 06:14 PM

does that have a runner for the miter slot or do you just run it against the fence?

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#7 posted 06-08-2013 11:03 PM

Kodabear- it has a runner underneath

Serge- you lodt me on the stop block

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