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A First Time for Everything! Tablesaw Jig! turns both inside and out of wood bowl!

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Project by Izzy Swan posted 244 days ago 3203 views 16 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I don’t think I’ve had this much fun with a Jig in a long time.. Check out the attached video to watch this really cool little jig in action! Using the jig i am able to use my table saw to create the traditional parabolic curved shape on the outside of a wood bowl. Fun project with great results!!!

http://youtu.be/-EHRhh11rWs

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 244 days ago

Watched the video. Very cool. Just think if you jig moved foreward and backward you could make elongated bowls.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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JustJoe

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#2 posted 244 days ago

I watched another video a few days ago of the same thing, but the guy wasn’t using a jig like yours – I give you points for hgh gizmosity! But the saw in the other video had a rattle that didn’t sound right, and it makes me wonder – what are the possible side-effects of repeatedly putting all that side-ways pressure on the blade/arbor/nut?

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Izzy Swan

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#3 posted 244 days ago

Ya the other video was mine aswell.. I purchased the saw used and it had a knock in the Arbor bearing when I bought it.. lol all the same I have been using tablesaws as they werent intended for yrs and has had very little effect on the bearings.. i would think the flex in most blades help deflect much of the vibration and pressure.

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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LoriF

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#4 posted 244 days ago

Suburb jig work once again! I’ve enjoyed watching all 52 of your videos, but you really raised the bar on creative jig making with this one.

-- There's a crack in everything that’s how the light gets in - Leonard Cohen

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luv2learn

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#5 posted 244 days ago

Man, you are indeed the jigmiester. I love it!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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SteveMI

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#6 posted 244 days ago

Very cool. Side pressure shouldn’t be a problem with a full kerf blade. They sell a jig for making molding where you run the wood at an angle across the table saw blade.

A 10 minute bowl, who would have thought. Sure going to see these at the craft shows next year.

Steve.

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Oldtool

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#7 posted 244 days ago

Pretty cool, who’d a thunk it?
I’ve seen you use a table saw for everything but cooking a good hamburger. When you figure that one out, please be sure to post it too.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Mark Shymanski

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#8 posted 244 days ago

An ingenious jig! Really creative thinking thanks for posting these. I’ve subscribed to your Youtube channel, lots of very interesting jigs.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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deon

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#9 posted 244 days ago

Great idea. Thanks for posting

-- Dreaming patterns

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stefang

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#10 posted 244 days ago

Quite a challenge to figure out a jig to turn a bowl on a table saw, but you pulled it off. A lot of creative and analytical thinking to make something like that. It would be a great way to quickly produce a lot of small bowls. Now I am waiting for your wooden ball table saw jig!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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robscastle

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#11 posted 243 days ago

OK crazy idea for a start
Even crazier Jig!
However hey it works and works well.

Nice work.

-- Regards Robert

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 243 days ago

That’s cool, Izzy. How do you hook the bowl to the drill for the inside cut- wood glue?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Sanding2day

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#13 posted 243 days ago

Another incredible jig Izzy… Mad crazy skills :) Seen this on Fb and thought you were making a sanding plate which was cool, this is much better… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Jorge G.

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#14 posted 243 days ago

Yep, you are fast becoming the jig master of the site, pretty cool jigs you make. Nice to learn something….

-- "It is what you do with what you know that matters" - James Krenov

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becikeja

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#15 posted 243 days ago

Very creative, love it

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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