David's [aka Patron] double version of the jig?

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Blog series by degoose updated 06-26-2009 02:07 AM 4 parts 11576 reads 55 comments total

Part 1: Where to start? The Table!

06-10-2009 10:07 AM by degoose | 19 comments »

I have spent the last few days in the workshop working out how to make this jig.. and have it durable and repeatable and totally accurate and easy to use.Actually this jig can be used for two different projects … well probably more that two but thats all I have used it for so far.To start, I had to build a table to go over the bandsaw table for the jig to pivot on. [double pivot actually][two pivots two pics right!! ]The table was made from 5/8” [15mm] plywood, with silver ash us...

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Part 2: OK the JIG!

06-13-2009 12:17 PM by degoose | 6 comments »

This is all there is to it.. you work it out!

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Part 3: Just kidding!

06-13-2009 01:05 PM by degoose | 8 comments »

Basic 1/4 ” plywood.. mark a line at a diagonal across the board.NB. the sharper the angle the longer the piece that can be cut.Inset two bearings on this line 19” on centre to enable the use of the 9.5” Radius template from the first jig with single curve. Fit a bolt in the righthand bearing and fit to the bearing in the base unit.. turn on bandsaw and cut the curve till you reach the line and then change pivot points to the left hand side of both the jig and the base unit ...

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Part 4: First attempt at the double curve LL

06-26-2009 02:07 AM by degoose | 22 comments »

For my first practice attempt at the double curve LL I used New Guinea Rosewood. I didn’t want to waste any MDF or Ply on a test cut!As you can see from the pics there is a little adjustment needed in the fence positioning, so a little glue and sawdust. All in all it is kinda OK but I am not 100% happy., but that is just me.,....Eddy if you are reading this.. the Tumbling blocks in endgrain in the background are 1 from inch and a half stock and 2 from inch stock they look ok just small...

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