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niki

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2582 days ago

Good day

I would like to share with you my way to make a T square.

I resized the pictures so they will fit in the somewhat narrow page and I hope that they are not too small.

I hope that this is the correct place to post it, if not, please tell me.

Regards
niki

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WayneC

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#1 posted 2582 days ago

Thank you for sharing. Very interesting. I think I am going to have to get another one of those squares.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Karson

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#2 posted 2582 days ago

Nice saw guide and t-square

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Obi

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#3 posted 2582 days ago

You’re gonna fit right in here. Keep the jigs coming. I , for one, can sure use the ideas.

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BassBully

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#4 posted 2582 days ago

Thanks for the post Niki. That’s a great idea. One question I have is, do you think it’s necessary to have the two triangles be machined to thousands of an inch tolerance. The reason I ask is because I have an Empire speed square from Menards but I don’t know how accurate it is and machined triangles cost a lot of money.

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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niki

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#5 posted 2581 days ago

Thank you all for your kind replies

Sorry for my late reply but, I’m across the pond and the time difference…

BassBully
I think that the pics will talk better then I can

niki

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BassBully

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#6 posted 2581 days ago

Thanks for the response Niki. That was helpful.

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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Bill

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#7 posted 2581 days ago

Great ideas Niki. It is nice to have another perspective on how to get the jigs and tools we want/need. Sometimes we do not even think of making them ourselves.

Keep up the good work.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#8 posted 2571 days ago

Thanks Niki.
I’ve also found that plastic triangles are great for setting my saw for angle cuts.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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niki

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#9 posted 2570 days ago

Thank you for your kind replies

Dick Cain
You are correct, I’m also using it for angle cuts, in fact, I’m using one of them on the 45° cutting sled (or lately the “Copy” of it), I’ll post it soon.

Thanks
niki

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John Gray

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#10 posted 1737 days ago

Could you post these pictures again? They have been deleted by Photobucket.

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niki

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#11 posted 1734 days ago

Hi John

Sorry for the late reply, I had some problems with Photobucket and I had to re-load the pics into Photobucket….

Regards
niki

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