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Bevel jig for picture frames

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Project by ldl posted 07-20-2013 02:02 PM 3643 views 27 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The knob that locks the blade on my table saw has been broken since I have had it and it is aggravating to tighten so I seldom angle it. I made this jig to bevel the sides of picture frames instead of angling the blade. I can bevel either side of the frame but have to do the front inside before I assy it.

It is a piece of 3/4 plywood for the base with a oak piece for the miter gauge slot. It has a piece of 3/8 plywood for the top sliding piece and angle side. I drilled two holes through bottom base to tighten sliding base down. Then drilled a hole in sliding base to tighten the angle side down. I slotted the holes in sliding base to allow for diff width frames side. I hinged the angle side with a piano hinge mainly cause that’s what I had on hand.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -





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wiswood2

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#1 posted 07-20-2013 02:25 PM

nice idea.
Chuck

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 07-20-2013 02:28 PM

Wow! That’s Cool
You guys amaze me with all your brain power and skill to come up with these Jigs and fixture’s

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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DadoSutter

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#3 posted 07-20-2013 02:57 PM

Very very nice, thanksssssssss!

-- Dado Sutter

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steliart

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#4 posted 07-20-2013 03:10 PM

excellent idea Dewayne, might steal this from you :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Sergio

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#5 posted 07-20-2013 08:23 PM

Great

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kiefer

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#6 posted 07-20-2013 09:20 PM

Nice jig Dewayne .
Looks like it works good and keep the off cuts from between the fence and blade .

-- Kiefer 松

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 07-20-2013 11:23 PM

Nice jig for cutting those angles between 0 degrees and 45 degrees.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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ldl

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#8 posted 07-21-2013 02:26 AM

Thanks for the comments guys.

It can also be used to cut angle sides in most anything you can attach to it. I also use it to cut the spline slots in my picture frames by setting the angle side to 90deg and clamping frame at a 45deg to bottom.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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Woodtodust

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#9 posted 07-21-2013 01:38 PM

Great idea. I wish I would have seen this about 8 months ago. I was making a box and wanted to chamfer the top. The table saw cut would have been too dangerous with the jigs I had available (I like my fingers) so I used a band saw. The cut came out very rough and added a lot of extra work.

-- Bill...Richmond Hill, GA--"83% of all statistics are made up."

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waho6o9

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#10 posted 07-21-2013 01:59 PM

Most excellent jig Dewayne!

I like the variable angle aspect of your jig, very versatile and well thought out.

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Cecil Rogers

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#11 posted 07-21-2013 03:56 PM

Nice jig… thanks for sharing!

-- Cecil, Orange Park, FL

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ldl

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#12 posted 07-21-2013 05:43 PM

Thanks again for the comments.

Sorry Bill, I only built this about a month ago.

Sam I have a SIL that lives in Hillard, Fl.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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doubleDD

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#13 posted 07-22-2013 01:28 AM

Cool way to put a bevel on things Dewayne. Versatile too. I like it.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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