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tapering jig in Finnish-plywood

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Project by StudioFormaat posted 01-06-2014 06:51 PM 10340 views 51 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tapering jig is made in Finnish-plywood for durability and graduates from 0- to 12-degree.
Black traction tape deliverse a secure grip and the end stop can be replaced.
A hinge is integrated in the body of the jig to minimize the risk of accidentally hitting the teeth of the saw blade.





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BinghamtonEd

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#1 posted 01-06-2014 07:24 PM

Pretty slick! How do you keep the workpiece attached to the jig while you use it?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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blackcherry

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#2 posted 01-06-2014 10:49 PM

Ed…One way would be to use two sided tape on the face of the jig…

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#3 posted 01-07-2014 01:16 AM

First, nice job on the build—my below comments are not meant to take anything away from your specific project.

I personally find these types of tapering jigs to be unsafe, especially when tapering narrow stock as the workpiece is not secured to the jig. I would not trust double sided tape on a jig like this. I prefer the tapering jigs that use toggle clamps to secure the stock.

Again, no offense intended. You did a nice job on this build.

-- John, BC, Canada

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#4 posted 01-07-2014 02:26 AM

Nice jig. Added to favorites. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#5 posted 01-07-2014 09:52 AM

Simple and efficient. A must-have. Thank you for sharing

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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sheetzy

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#6 posted 01-07-2014 11:03 AM

this is weird. just talking today about a tapering jig. this will work. I do like the toggle hold down idea. ithink I will incorporate one into mine. again, nice job. sheetzy

-- Sheetzy

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#7 posted 01-07-2014 03:21 PM

Wow, awesome jig, nicely done sir!

-- Chris, Long Island

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BenR

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#8 posted 01-09-2014 03:04 AM

Nice! Makes me want to make on just like it even though I have a metal one. Great job.

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Rick M.

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#9 posted 01-09-2014 07:04 AM

Pretty sweet tapering jig.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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BasHolland

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#10 posted 02-02-2014 07:00 AM

Perfect!
Added to my favorite-list.

Succes met je houtbewerking! Groeten uit Twente!
Bas

-- Bas, Holland

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