What is it ? #16 (NOW WITH THE ANSWER)

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09-04-2008 03:56 PM

Topic tags/keywords: humor jig question

I can’t believe we are this high (#16) already. Thanks to all that are keeping this going.

OK you mugs, you have 48 hours …. What is it ?

ANSWER : This jig is to support a box lid and base while sawing slots for slot hinges. I put the work piece up against the blade. then I put a 1/2” piece of wood between the jig and the fence. I luck down the fence. This enables me to advance the work piece until it bottoms out at 1/2” every time. UPDATE I get these from Woodcraft and they are really called barbed hinges.

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#1 posted 09-04-2008 04:26 PM

Box/Drawer Squaring Jig.


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#2 posted 09-04-2008 04:41 PM

Particle Board.

-- Rich, anybody want a peanut?

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#3 posted 09-04-2008 05:17 PM

A portable shelf wit some purpose?
But I really think it is 3 peices of wood glued together!

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#4 posted 09-04-2008 06:35 PM

The new freedom style bird cage!

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#5 posted 09-04-2008 06:46 PM

tv wall mount for the shop..

nah, I’ll go with the squaring jig of some sort.

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#6 posted 09-04-2008 07:33 PM

RT cutting jig.

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#7 posted 09-04-2008 07:49 PM

It’s three pieces of MDF glued together..geez, whats next r u going to post a picture of a tree and then tell us it’s 50 board feet of lumber?


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#8 posted 09-04-2008 08:09 PM

Now that I looked at this again, I don’t see a perch- so the bird cage thing is out.

How about an “extra” hand device. You clamp it in the bench vice and it holds up one end of a long piece of stock.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#10 posted 09-04-2008 09:55 PM

“My first sketchup project”

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#11 posted 09-04-2008 10:44 PM

A tri-square. Three pieces and I hope that its 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#12 posted 09-04-2008 10:53 PM

A small, unstable work surface standing on end, or a very stable one if mounted on the wall.

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#13 posted 09-04-2008 11:13 PM

I give up!

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#14 posted 09-05-2008 12:07 AM

Double sided or single sided shelf, which ever way you turn it around. OR, maybe a temporary butt rest. LOL

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#15 posted 09-05-2008 12:22 AM

An anniversary present.

-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.

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