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Forum topic by BurtC posted 11-08-2010 02:11 AM 3292 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BurtC

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11-08-2010 02:11 AM

Has anyone made the jigs shown at this link? Opinions?
http://www.provenwoodworking.com/woodworking-jigs.html
Seems like the mortise and tenons would be easier with my Bosch 1617 router. Please understand my budget is tight, so the $400+ jigs are not an option. These jigs would require $100 or so in clamps and a Whiteside bit set for tenons. I am just a hobbist looking to expand my jointery skills this winter while in shop.
Thanks in advance….


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#1 posted 11-08-2010 05:29 PM

If you invest in Bill Hyltons book on using the router you will find a wealth of ideas there for about $20.00.(Ebay or Amazon)

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#2 posted 11-08-2010 06:05 PM

I agree that Bill Hyltons book is one of the best and you should get it.

You could also look for a used Mortise Pal on eBay. They are $175 new. I got a new in the box “Version 1” (smaller throat) for $99 and it was worth every penny.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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#3 posted 11-08-2010 07:05 PM

hey thanks for the tip on the router book…

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#4 posted 11-08-2010 07:08 PM

There are tons of these jigs on you tube

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 11-09-2010 03:55 AM

Shop notes had the planes for a really good one in it a couple months ago. I don’t remember exactly which issue it was in and I am not at home right now but it was one of the better shop built ones that I have seen.

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