Wooden toys wheel making #2: Jig

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 09-16-2015 12:20 AM 27216 reads 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Take-off Part 2 of Wooden toys wheel making series Part 3: Continuation »

For the wheel grooves I needed a jig. Used my tractor wheel jig and made a little expansion. The pieces A,B and C are from the tractor wheel jig. Part D is new.

On the pictures below you can see how it works.

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#1 posted 09-16-2015 02:05 AM

Thank you Dutchy for this first class tutorial…much appreciated.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 09-16-2015 02:34 AM


Engineering 101. :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 09-16-2015 06:05 AM

I’m following along

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 09-20-2015 04:44 PM

Your jigs are nothing short of brilliant Jan. Very creative and you always get such a good result. Do you think these up while laying in bed? That’s when I usually solve my woodworking problems.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 09-20-2015 05:08 PM

Sometimes I solve my woodworking problems indeed when I’m laying in bed and sometimes I ….......................................................................



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#7 posted 04-28-2016 08:57 AM

Hey Dutchy, great job mate, tell me, the plan which appears on this tutorial, where is it from? I have been looking for a long time for a different method of making realistic wooden wheels. Well done, thanks for your knowledge and experience.

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