LumberJocks

Virtual Designs in Sketchup #13: Simple Corner Spline Jig

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by rance posted 01-17-2012 07:48 PM 1963 reads 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 12: Sanding Sheet Holder Part 13 of Virtual Designs in Sketchup series Part 14: Clamp for cutting Dovetails »

Here’s my final version that I came up with after doing the over-thought version. I began with one that had an adjustable stop and all that but I gave it away. I like this one the best. When building it, use only glue, no metal fasteners. Dowels work if you feel you need them. The bottom plywood is not really needed but I had already built it that way. The next one prob. won’t have it. The backer board(bright blue) is just double-stick-taped in place. Square might work better and you could rotate it 3 times before replacement.

 

Key features:
  • Cheap (I’m talking about the jig, not me. Well, maybe me too.)
  • Easy to build(after you give away the last one)
  • Replacable backer board
  • Works on ANY table saw

I’m mostly done with the days of building a jig to fit only one saw. I don’t always work in my own shop so I want something that is not tied to a specific saw. And if the jig gets too chewed up with having different locations cut, just make another one.

... Just keeping it as simple as I can.

Edit: The side plywood piece is not really transparent plywood. I used the regular(ie. dumpster diver) kind.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--



2 comments so far

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

11542 posts in 1442 days


#1 posted 01-18-2012 05:08 AM

Wile E Coyote strikes again!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

View fussy's profile

fussy

980 posts in 1802 days


#2 posted 01-19-2012 09:21 AM

Rance,

How did you know I needed just exactly this? And you even made it simple enough I can do it. Thanks and stay safe.

Steve

-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase