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I love holiday time, it gives me a period of uninterrupted time in the workshop to work on some new ideas and changes I have been putting off over the past several months. Sometimes they are experiments, often from suggestions to others that will hopefully lead to permanent solutions or processes.
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Many of these seem to lead to the table saw, and this episode is no different, but there are a few variables thrown in for variety ...
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Of these 2 jigs, I use one a LOT the other, not as often, but both get used in my shop. The Assembly Jig is one of my top used jigs. I am always using it to hold my work square as I assemble then glue it together. The only real problem with the last ones I made, they seem to be too small as the projects and picture frames I make seem to get larger and larger ...
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Time to upgrade the Assembly Jig with some new ideas to make this one last a bit longer and make it easier to use ...
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One of the reasons we make so many jigs in woodworking is to save ourselves from possible injury, and here is yet another woodworking appliance (some me call it a woodworking jig) that can go a long way to saving injury to your back from lifting heavy sheet goods like Plywoods, MDF and Strand-Board.
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Many years ago I saw a picture of the item that looked similar to this which I saved, I can't remember where I saw the picture but I recall there were no dimensions or any indications of woods, etc, but it looked fairly simple to make ... boy was I wrong ...
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Making jigs safer and easier to use means they will probably get used more often, although with this table saw jig L-Fence or Duplicating Jig, It seems to be my new "go-to" jig for many custom cuts, so adding a new CLEAR top to it will make it even easier to see what is going on under the fence.
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I started off with a cut-off sheet of Lexan or bulletproof plastic from a local supplier. They even had it on a half off because they have so many cut-off pieces to get rid of they have discounted down, which is good because I can use a few different pieces ...