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Bob #2

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03-05-2008 11:56 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tip jig

I ran across this today and felt that many of you pressed for time and resources could probably benefit from.

Acknowledgements to Woodworkers journal for picking a winner with this article.


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

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#1 posted 03-05-2008 11:59 PM

You know, I’ve seen that design before, but forgot all about it. I won’t forget again. Thanks

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 03-06-2008 12:28 AM

Thanks Bob.

This looks like a jig I need to add to my shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 03-06-2008 12:40 AM

that is a good idea. i have some edge banding to cut soon. i think ill try out his jig

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#4 posted 03-06-2008 03:05 AM

Now that is a great idea! I believe this is even better and safer than the one I just made! Thanks for the post Bob.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#5 posted 03-06-2008 03:06 AM

I love it when the simplest things turn out to be the best.

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#6 posted 03-06-2008 04:03 AM

Thanks. I’ve got it bookmarked!

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#7 posted 03-06-2008 11:58 AM

Ditto to Lakey – “Some times the simplest things are the best”

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#8 posted 03-11-2008 08:33 PM

Bob, thanks for posting this; it’s way simpler than a lot of other thin-ripping jigs I’ve seen, which means I’m much more likely to make and use it :).

-- Robb

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#9 posted 03-11-2008 09:34 PM

Great Find- thanks for sharing it – a very simple design.

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#10 posted 03-11-2008 09:39 PM

Very nice..thanks for posting this. I subscribe to WJ, but somehow this slipped past me.

-- Rich, Madison WI

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#11 posted 03-11-2008 10:39 PM

I built one recently very similar to this one that was in one of those Woodsmith special edition magazines.

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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#12 posted 03-12-2008 01:37 AM

We got’s ta help each other cause were all together in this row boat.

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

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#13 posted 03-12-2008 01:12 PM

Bob, I put one together and already in use. Thanks…..

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#14 posted 03-12-2008 01:16 PM

well talk about great timeing bob , ive got to cut a bunch of thin strips this morning ! i think this will be a great way to git r dun . thanks bob !

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