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Misc. Shop Appliances #3: Shooting Jack

02-08-2019 06:44 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 16 comments »

A fellow LJ had a great rust hunt not too long ago and posted a picture of a tool chest with this appliance inside. I was fascinated, talked via PM, and was able to ‘make a deal’ to buy the piece and post what I learn about it. LJ OldFart shared some insight that gave the jig a name: Shooting Jack for Small (Chair) Frames Question I had was, how to hold it in use? Thought it might work well with a bench hook. Saw mitre on brass end. Shoot it on the wooden end, this time holding the appliance in the leg vise. Seemed to work! Right now it’s got a home in my tool chest (albeit upside down!). Will po...

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