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simple mortice routing jig

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Project by dec11ad posted 02-24-2014 03:54 AM 2399 views 14 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a very simple mortice routing jig. edges will still remain round but that can be fixed by rounding over tenon. also, didn’t use/have a plunge router but i didn’t need one either cause the mortice came out to the edge. jig made from scraps, except for clams :)





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DavidTTU

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#1 posted 02-24-2014 03:47 PM

This is fantastic

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#2 posted 02-24-2014 05:29 PM

You need a pretty long bit for the router to use this. Great idea anyhow

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#3 posted 02-24-2014 05:57 PM

yes, bit i used was about 1.25” long by 0.5” diameter. was able to rout a 3/8ths deep by 3.5” long mortice in one slow pass in red oak.

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#4 posted 02-25-2014 02:17 AM

Very nice work my friend.
Now don’t wait another year to show us what else you have cooked up.

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#5 posted 02-25-2014 03:12 AM

Good job with the build, a very useful jig.

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