Extremely Average #159: I finished my hand planing jig

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Blog entry by Ecocandle posted 06-10-2010 05:16 AM 1449 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I finished my hand planing jig. It works really well and I like it. The last two nights have been such fun. For the last few weeks I have been focusing on practicing, so it was nice to build something. This is not to say that I don’t intend to get back to the dovetail practicing, as I am still a long way from mastering it. But I needed a better way to hold wood for hand planing and this jig will serve me well for a long time.


-- Brian Meeks,

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#1 posted 06-10-2010 05:50 AM

I like the boomerang idea and the wedgy. I think I will incorporate them into my bench.
Went to the BIG CITy to have lunch with my wife today. On the way to her work I have to pass the army cadet office. As I drove by 2 female cadets come walking out the door. After writing my comment about your blog this morning, I immediatley said to myself, The twin sawhorses ! I almost peed my pants laughing.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#2 posted 06-10-2010 06:31 AM

LOL…That is a great story.

-- Brian Meeks,

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#3 posted 06-10-2010 07:33 AM

You know, if you post the jig as a project, you could put a link to the blogs so people could see how the process went thus tricking them into reading your blog and becoming one of your mind slaves. A lot of people don’t read the blogs so, it could mean new recruits.

-- Jim

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#4 posted 06-10-2010 08:22 AM

Outputter…I did post it as a project… :-) Obviously great minds think alike.

-- Brian Meeks,

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#5 posted 06-10-2010 01:49 PM

it´s sure looks good now Brian
whats next….......LOL

take care


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