Table saw tenon jig

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Project by edward60 posted 10-22-2013 07:42 AM 8467 views 28 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The idea of this tenon jig isn’t new for the LJ community. But everything old is new again. I wanted to built this jig everv since I saw it some time ago. I like it and decided to sharing. This jig makes possible for you both cheeks without having to remove the piece from jig an flip around. If you must to make many tenons this jig will be right. I built jig out 3/4” laminated plywood, beech for the miter sliding rail, few long nuts, wing nuts and threaded rods, pair springs.

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Rob Drown

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#1 posted 10-22-2013 07:53 AM

That rascal looks really well made. How is to set up?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 08:04 AM

Great Jig, looks solid and should serve you well….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 08:39 AM

Very nice jig and design…great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 10-22-2013 09:54 AM

Thanks. The detail description of this tenon jig is in ShopNotes #6.For the making good tenons need to make miter sliding rail with minimum permissible clearance.

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#5 posted 10-22-2013 11:58 AM

Nice work here, this should serve you well on future projects.

-- "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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#6 posted 10-22-2013 12:42 PM

Very handy jig. I need one and my copy yours in the future, if you don’t mind?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 10-22-2013 04:03 PM

Great looking jig; and, I’ll bet it works as well if not better than the one sold by the tool manufacturers.

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#8 posted 10-22-2013 04:04 PM

That’s a really nice jig and a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 10-22-2013 07:45 PM

Super cool.
Best thoughts,

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#10 posted 10-22-2013 09:21 PM

I am truly humbled! Simply stunning work!

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#11 posted 10-22-2013 09:30 PM

That looks very heavy duty.

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#12 posted 10-23-2013 01:28 AM

That’s a real piece of machinery you’ve got there! I’m sure you’ll get lots of good use out of it!

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#13 posted 10-23-2013 10:49 AM

Very well made and designed.

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#14 posted 10-23-2013 08:13 PM

Nice jig Edward. I like the idea for the vice with two wing nuts ; it is simple but very efficient.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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