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Forum topic by Dusty56 posted 06-10-2012 02:59 PM 3125 views 2 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-10-2012 02:59 PM

Topic tags/keywords: resource tip jig trick

Another possibly useful , self-centering , jig from WoodSmith Tips if you plan on doweling any of your projects.
http://www.woodsmithtips.com/2011/06/02/shop-made-dowling-jig/

Also an interesting use of T-Track to make your own trammel set-up : )
http://www.woodsmithtips.com/2012/06/07/big-compass-for-layouts/?utm_source=WoodsmithTips&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=5986

http://www.woodsmithtips.com/2011/05/12/make-your-own-bullnose/

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#1 posted 06-10-2012 03:20 PM

Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 06-10-2012 03:26 PM

cool tips. thanks for posting Len.

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#3 posted 06-10-2012 03:33 PM

Dusty,

Thanks for sharing these sites.

I especially liked the T-Track trammel set-up.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#4 posted 06-10-2012 04:19 PM

I like this one, I made it myself. I think I will canx my subscription to Wood Smith and wait until everyone posts the projects here. LOL

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#5 posted 06-10-2012 05:27 PM

nice

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#6 posted 06-10-2012 07:35 PM

Nice… I use almost the same set up with a nail in the center (instead of the holes) for a center scribe.

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#7 posted 06-11-2012 02:00 AM

Thanks for [posting this. I somehow missed the doweling jig and I need one!

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#8 posted 06-15-2012 09:38 PM

Shop made hold down clamps with pattern : )

http://www.woodsmithtips.com/2012/06/14/shop-made-hold-down/?utm_source=WoodsmithTips&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=6015

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#9 posted 07-02-2012 12:24 AM

Nice little tip for ZCI leveling , just in case : )
http://www.woodsmithtips.com/2012/06/28/quick-insert-leveling/?utm_source=WoodsmithTips&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=6070

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#10 posted 08-22-2012 08:58 PM

Here’s a tip / jig from Woodworkers Journal for your drill press.
http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/resource/WoodworkingTechniques/DrillPressJig/index.html

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