Jigs for cutting compound Staves

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Forum topic by JTTHECLOCKMAN posted 10-11-2009 03:29 PM 3317 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-11-2009 03:29 PM

I was wondering if anyone has any photos of their jig for cutting compound staves. I have included a couple photos of what I am trying to do. After making these with some crude cutting jigs on my tablesaw I was unhappy with the sfety factor. Being the piece are small 3inches in length and narrow there was no place for hold down clamps. Any help would be appreciated.

-- John T.

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#1 posted 10-12-2009 01:41 AM

If the center can be hollow,46168,46174&ap=1

These work fine


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#2 posted 10-12-2009 03:20 AM

No unfortunately I need the center to be solid as possible. These will be threaded eventually.

-- John T.

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#3 posted 10-12-2009 04:53 AM

you have 8 staves. the angle on the sides of the staves should be 22.5 degrees. could you cut them with a 22.5 degree camfor bit in a router table. i make 8 sided items and that is how i cut them.

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#4 posted 10-15-2009 01:45 AM

try a program called perfectcuts I think they have a free version.

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