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SEGMENT CUTTING JIG

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Project by Ivan posted 03-17-2018 02:59 PM 3268 views 12 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m already preparing for soon coming new lathe. I made this jig of MDF, playwood and chipboard. Besides triangles which I bought, I also ordered some custom made angles on laser cutter in my neighborhood made of fiberglass. I ordered them little to narrow, so I use one small leftover to get correct angle. On the fifth photo are some options to clamp those segments. On last one there is setup with toggle clamps and stops for repeatable cuts when making frames. Jig is capable to cut 8.5 cm wide boards. I made grooves with straight and T-bit. Jig on the other side of the saw is also movable along the tablesaw slot and can be tightened with T-screw and wing-nut. I realy managed to make it very accurate.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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Woodknack

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#1 posted 03-17-2018 03:05 PM

Looks like a nice jig

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#2 posted 03-17-2018 03:09 PM

Nice jig…

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Joe

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#3 posted 03-17-2018 03:35 PM

Where did you come up with the idea for such an innovative jig? Is it for cutting circles only or there other uses. Nice work, skillfully done.

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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Ivan

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#4 posted 03-17-2018 03:43 PM

Thanks Joe! Besides segments, I can cut picture frames here – now they can be any shape I imagine. If I remove upper fence and another part of jig, I can cut full plate polygon shapes also.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodreamer

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#5 posted 03-17-2018 04:38 PM

Nothing like a jig that can produce repeatedly accurate work. Nice job!

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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#6 posted 03-17-2018 05:11 PM

хорошая работа удачи в творениях

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Ivan

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#7 posted 03-17-2018 05:14 PM

Cпасибо Andre

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 03-17-2018 05:16 PM

Nice jig Ivan …..GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#9 posted 03-17-2018 05:29 PM

Hello Ivan

A good jig for very good results

Nice job

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#10 posted 03-17-2018 06:09 PM

Effective!

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#11 posted 03-17-2018 08:05 PM

Really smart and innovative Ivan. Very impressive and very useful!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#12 posted 03-17-2018 08:33 PM

Very nice !

-- Brad

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#13 posted 03-17-2018 08:57 PM

This is a very nice jig and you have done a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#14 posted 03-17-2018 09:00 PM

Looks like a accurate jig for making your segments. Now I can’t wait to see your segment turnings. Enjoy.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#15 posted 03-17-2018 10:01 PM

Now that’s both clever and showing great ingenuity… well done Ivan

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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