Multi-function spline/tenon jig

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Project by Cory posted 09-12-2009 06:11 AM 6908 views 32 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got the idea for this jig from Photog and I basically copied his design. I have to say, that dude is really inventive and very creative. The jig saddles the fence on my saw and allows me to cut splines and tenons. The t-track allows me to rotate the fences on the face to either 45 or 90 degrees. I used some 1/4” dowels to help peg the fence in the right spot, then use a square to make sure it’s dead on. Suwat has several other features in his fence like thin strip ripping and resawing, but I doubt I’ll incorporate those for a while, if ever.

This jig will allow me to start working on more picture frames, a few flat panel cabinet doors, and some mortise and tenon joinery on a table.

thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 09-12-2009 12:33 PM

Great shop project.

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#2 posted 09-12-2009 02:07 PM

Very nice jig.

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#3 posted 09-12-2009 03:27 PM

I like it.

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#4 posted 09-12-2009 04:50 PM

AWESOME, I can see lots of uses for this. Great execution and thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 09-12-2009 05:31 PM

Great jig. well done.

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#6 posted 09-12-2009 06:35 PM

Very nicely done : ) Another addition to my must have list …thank you

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#7 posted 09-12-2009 07:43 PM

Very cool jig! Are there plans someplace for it? I am not sure who Photog is.

Great Job!!

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#8 posted 09-12-2009 07:54 PM

actually….there are some positive points here and something I needed to check out before I built my additions to my saw. this is probably my next project. thank you.

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#9 posted 09-13-2009 03:34 PM


go to this link for Suwat’s page:

You’ll see all the cool stuff he’s come up with there. He doesn’t have a plan, per se, but he does kind of walk through how to make the jig.

Hope that helps.

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#10 posted 09-13-2009 04:54 PM

Thanks, Cory. That is a great site. I’ll definitely add that one to my favorites.

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#11 posted 09-14-2009 12:54 AM

nice jig cory

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#12 posted 09-14-2009 05:51 PM

Thanks for the great resource. Nice jig.

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