and another kerfmaker...

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Blog entry by timber715 posted 11-26-2009 10:27 AM 2615 reads 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

got to thank Alonso for this. made one out of Goncalo Alves and Ebony (both were scraps).

a little tweaking was all it needed and it gave me nice tight joints…

now, has anyone made a finger joint or box joint jig with the kerfmaker?

-- timber715 - Manila, Philippines

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#1 posted 11-26-2009 06:23 PM

Sweet. They are a nice little tool. Never thought about a finger joint jig using one. Usually those are done with a dado blade, but with this they wouldn’t have to be. (?)

Welcome to LJs. You should also post this as a project and tag it with ‘kerfmaker’. Then you can join the club.


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#2 posted 11-26-2009 06:32 PM

thank you Steve… I will do as you say.

-- timber715 - Manila, Philippines

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#3 posted 11-26-2009 07:10 PM


Thats another nice kerfmaker, congratulations, very simple little jig but it really helps make nice tight dadoes,

I just finish the version 2, its all the same but it comes with a sliding dovetail, just to keep everything secure in place.

Nice work


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#4 posted 11-26-2009 07:38 PM

Looks Good Timber,welcome to LJs and have a very Happy Thanksgiving

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#5 posted 11-26-2009 08:29 PM

the jig is so simple, makes you wonder why it took so long to be. very simple and very precise that you can dial the fit to your desire.

Thanks Jim for the welcome…

-- timber715 - Manila, Philippines

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