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03-03-2018 06:20 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question jig

I got this jig looking thing as part of purchase of table saw,jointer,planer and chisel mortiser. The guy who sold it inherited this and has no idea what it is. He also had a shaper which I did not purchase. Anyone has an idea what this could be? Router jig?

Thanks.


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#1 posted 03-03-2018 11:52 AM

It looks to me like some sort of routing jig. Possibly for routing hinges.

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#2 posted 03-03-2018 01:00 PM

Looks like a piece of kindling to me.

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#3 posted 03-03-2018 02:10 PM

If you don’t know what it is, you don’t need it.

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#4 posted 03-03-2018 02:40 PM

I agree with all three answers above lol Well except for the hinges part, unless it was for some funky strap hinges.

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#5 posted 03-03-2018 03:11 PM

A Hat, A Broach, A Pterodactyl.

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#6 posted 03-03-2018 03:37 PM

It’s a whatchamacallit.

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#7 posted 03-03-2018 04:36 PM



It s a whatchamacallit.

- Ripper70

No…definitely a doohickey. It’s used to hold a garbage can down.

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#8 posted 03-03-2018 05:20 PM

Cope & Stick router bit sled…..

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#9 posted 03-03-2018 05:25 PM

Six panhead wood screws for the coffee can full of mismatched hardware.

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#10 posted 03-03-2018 05:29 PM

That is a redneck joist hanger

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#11 posted 03-03-2018 06:49 PM


It s a whatchamacallit.

- Ripper70

No…definitely a doohickey. It s used to hold a garbage can down.

- Tony_S

I beg to differ. Doohickey’s are almost always made with melamine undersides. I will concede that it may be more of a thingamajig rather than a whatchamacallit.

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#12 posted 03-03-2018 07:21 PM



I beg to differ. Doohickey s are almost always made with melamine undersides. I will concede that it may be more of a thingamajig rather than a whatchamacallit.

- Ripper70


I’ve been slayed by a thingamajigninja…

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#13 posted 03-03-2018 08:18 PM

I have absolutely no idea what it is but I don’t have one so I absolutely must make one… :-)

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#14 posted 03-03-2018 08:53 PM


I have absolutely no idea what it is but I don t have one so I absolutely must make one… :-)

- Robinson

LOL! There was most likely three or four in production while you were writing your post! Too funny!

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#15 posted 03-03-2018 08:57 PM


I have absolutely no idea what it is but I don t have one so I absolutely must make one… :-)

- Robinson

LOL! There was most likely three or four in production while you were writing your post! Too funny!

- Ron Aylor

Does anyone know where to get plans for this? I’m still working on the AutoCad tutorial. Haven’t yet covered thingamajigninja manufacturing yet.

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