LumberJocks

Jig for cutting thin strips

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by Dee1 posted 05-24-2013 02:58 PM 1024 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Dee1's profile

Dee1

28 posts in 606 days


05-24-2013 02:58 PM

I need to cut a bunch of 3/16 square rods. I know somewhere I have seen a jig for cutting thin strips
but now that I need it I am unable to find it?
Any help appreciated.
Dee


5 replies so far

View Hoosier25's profile

Hoosier25

18 posts in 843 days


#1 posted 05-24-2013 03:02 PM

Rockler

-- Roger

View Farrout's profile

Farrout

161 posts in 1871 days


#2 posted 05-24-2013 03:05 PM

There are two ways to do thin strips.
This post showes both, I like the second one.
http://lumberjocks.com/Farrout/blog/23809

Here is my version.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!

View YanktonSD's profile

YanktonSD

190 posts in 1248 days


#3 posted 05-24-2013 03:34 PM

Grrr-ippper

View Loren's profile

Loren

7806 posts in 2364 days


#4 posted 05-24-2013 04:07 PM

I do them on the band saw. You can saw 1/8”
oversized (or 7/16”) and take a bit off both
rough sides with a planer. Results are pretty
good on straight stock.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

View unbob's profile

unbob

429 posts in 620 days


#5 posted 05-24-2013 04:56 PM

This might work for you. Having had muliple problems cutting thin strips of ebony, and other tough wood for inlay, I made this sled. The sled has an adjustable stop for width, and clamps for the piece being cut. The board on top of the fence slides down to support both pieces. I use the super thin kerf $10- 7 1/4” Freud blades. Ebony will eat a bandsaw blade alive, and terrible results. This way, I get nice clean cut and accurate strips.

The sled simply slides along the saws fence, the board that holds down the work, prevents shattering. I move the sled along the fence using the hold down board.


[URL=http://s170.photobucket.com/user/donsmonarch10ee/media/DSC01105_zps08275c6a.jpg.html][IMG]http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u265/donsmonarch10ee/DSC01105_zps08275c6a.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase