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This week I made a finger box jig, tenon jig, miter sled and a aux. fence for dadoing. The finger jig will cut 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, and 3/4 fingers. The sample shown was the first try and it was dead on.
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#1 posted 07-19-2013 08:45 PM
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#2 posted 07-19-2013 10:09 PM
I may have to “borrow” your miter sled idea…thanks for sharing
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#3 posted 07-20-2013 01:36 AM
no woodworking without them
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#4 posted 07-20-2013 05:58 AM
I currently have an 18-year old Craftsman benchtop table saw with non-standard miter slots. Once I get my new table saw I’m sure I’ll go crazy making all the jigs I’ve been thinking about for some time now. Thanks for the inspiration!
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#5 posted 07-20-2013 12:07 PM
I like your miter sled. I might modify mine a little now. Looks like you can cut about any length stock you need t.
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#6 posted 07-20-2013 02:10 PM
A nice set of well built and useful jigs.
I have studied your box joint jig and can’t figure out how you adjust it for different width fingers/slots?
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#7 posted 07-20-2013 03:31 PM
I made different plates for each size that is attached to the bottom with screws. The back plate in the middle is also removable to match the size being cut.
#8 posted 07-20-2013 07:54 PM
Thanks for the explanation.
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#9 posted 07-20-2013 10:21 PM
Man you did get busy over the weekend..some great looking jigs.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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