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Forum topic by Greg, B. posted 04-01-2012 03:43 PM 1336 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Greg, B.

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04-01-2012 03:43 PM

Made my first jig today. It is a circular saw ripping guide. I am trying to make a twin bed from the plans that I got from Matthias Wandel’s website. I decided to buy five 2×10’s x 8 and rip the boards that I needed. Didn’t have any luck getting a straight edge at all so I did a search on circular saw jigs and made this one. This is also my first glue up.

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#1 posted 04-01-2012 04:55 PM

Good job grbrico. That jig should serve you well for a long time. Maybe make one for cross cutting as well.

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#2 posted 04-02-2012 12:23 PM

That is a great choice for a first jig. I have 4’ and 8’ versions of this jig and I use them regularly. Nice job!

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