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Forum topic by Axiom posted 03-07-2010 11:10 PM 1915 views 2 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-07-2010 11:10 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig

Hey all,

Nice to meet you!

I did a brief search but didn’t see this topic, but I’m sure it’s been done. So just post a link if you don’t feel like answering again.

My favorite part of woodworking isn’t the building of some piece of furniture or trinket, it’s actually building the jigs that I use for these things. So post your favorite shopmade jigs, for any tool or purpose. Doesn’t matter how simple or obvious, I’d just love some new projects!

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#1 posted 03-08-2010 12:10 AM

I made this jig for the dados for the shelves of a CD Holder. Thousands of dados and all of them straight, unless my students forget to secure the clamp correctly.

-- Wood is Good!

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#2 posted 03-08-2010 02:31 AM

Router Sled – I made this jig for fllatterning board using hand-held router with bottom cleaning bit.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-08-2010 05:26 AM

Here are some I made:

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Kent Shepherd

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#4 posted 03-08-2010 11:53 PM

Maybe this is what your looking for—-This is all the jigs posted here


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#5 posted 03-09-2010 02:26 AM

I have made five or six different jigs, but the one i use most is my crosscutting sled, followed by my miter sled.

-- RKWoods

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#6 posted 03-09-2010 05:35 PM

Some great looking stuff guys!

Kent – thanks for the link. That’s exactly what I was looking for.

Keep posting anything you’re proud of. I love this stuff

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#7 posted 03-23-2010 06:20 PM

45 degree sled. Made of aluminum sheet and angle. Aluminum runners. 45 degree sled
Here’s the bottom side.
runners for sled

Another sled, this one’s adjustable for the angles other than 45. We used to make alot of Round and Racetrack type conference tables that had a solid wood (8/4×4” wide) that surrounded a laminate center panel. The 16 pc. round frames were cut on this.

Adjustable sled

Adjustable sled 2

-- Michael Murphy, Woodland, CA.

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