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My version of the Screw Advance Box Joint Jig

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Project by HuckD posted 09-16-2013 06:50 AM 4387 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently completed this ”Screw Advance Box Joint Jig” from plans by Matthias Wandel available at www.woodgears.ca. Matthias’ plans are excellent and he has some of the most creative projects available – in my opinion.

My jig is made mostly with red oak with a little baltic birch for the base and gears. One of the pictures shows the first test cut I made.

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hoss12992

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#1 posted 09-16-2013 07:33 AM

Very interesting. Great job and welcome to LJ’s

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 11:09 AM

That’s one good looking jig HuckD. Very fine craftsmanship! Beautiful job on the detail and the box joints look super nice! Excellent build!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 02:59 PM

Well done and a belated welcome to Lumber Jocks HuckD!

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Mike_from_Buffalo

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#4 posted 09-16-2013 03:29 PM

Nicely done! I’ve always wanted to make one, how long did it take you to make it?

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#5 posted 09-16-2013 05:15 PM

Looks like you’re getting some tearout. You have to use a fresh backer board on each joint to control that. I use a sacrificial strip of hard board, rip off the pins from the previous cut each time. Make sure it clamps tight against the stock.

-- The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.

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HuckD

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#6 posted 09-18-2013 02:30 AM

Mike, I didn’t track the hours but worked off and on for about two weeks. It was a fun project and I’ve used it this week on the Pantorouter I’m building now.

wb8nbs, yes there was some tear out but I’ve since made some with out any. I’m using some of my 1/4” baltic birch scraps as backer boards and it works great.

And to everyone, thanks for all the kind words. I think I’m going to like it here.

Huck

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#7 posted 09-30-2013 11:57 PM

Nice looking build Huck. I have these plans but haven’t made the jig yet. I guess it is because I can do box joints on the pantorouter without having to stand the pieces vertical.

-- 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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