Setup gauge and round template jigs

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Project by geekwoodworker posted 06-07-2014 01:03 PM 2460 views 6 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these because it is much cheaper than buying them and they are dirt simple to make. Accurate and simple to use also.

You could buy the setup blocks here or make them from plywood. I made them from a cheap plywood but I would recomend making them from birch plywood instead. I use them to setup a depth stop on my mortiser and for height on table saw and router. Many more uses though.

The circles I cut out using my hole saw kit I got from leevalley. I mainly use them for marking round corners. Easier than looking for just the right sized margarine dish or soup can. Made from MDF. Can also be used to trace templates or follow curves. Similar to leevalley kit here,42936,50298

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#1 posted 06-07-2014 02:16 PM

Good Idea nice work.

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#2 posted 06-10-2014 12:18 AM

Very clever and practical
Thanks for sharing!

-- Greg Simon

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