Thin strippers - for short and long strips (post)

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Thin strippers
for short and long strips

Here a couple of jigs I made yesterday, some call them rippers, but I find that kind of barbaric (Jack the Ripper) and since you can strip in all directions, not just rip and often in fiber boards also, then strippers must be the right name – even if some may lift an eyebrow, but as we say in Denmark ‘for the pure, every thing is pure’. ;-)

The stripper jig with the handle is for short strips and the one mounted on the gauge is for long strips, specific for a Festool table, but same princips can be used on any table saw.

The post is from the blog: where you can read much more.

1. The short stripper on the wall, next to half the man he used to be and my daughter laughing.
2. The stripper running up the fence.
3. Sawing the rabbet.
4. Backing strips.
5. Saving the handle on the band saw.
6. The long strip jig for the Festool table.

Hope it can be to some inspiration, perhaps even a thin stripper…

Best thoughts,


-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

9 comments so far

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#1 posted 03-29-2019 05:27 AM

Very xlever idea for those who hasn’t miter saw

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 03-29-2019 09:51 AM

Great idea Mads and beautifully executed. The short version looks a lot safer than the one you had originally. Now they will always be to hand and you can strip with confidence, although I would recommend wearing clothes when cutting wood.

Give my regards to Mathilde.

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#3 posted 03-29-2019 10:33 AM

Neat idea, Mads!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 03-29-2019 11:24 AM

Nice work, Mads

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#5 posted 03-29-2019 12:45 PM

I prefer thin strippers.

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#6 posted 03-29-2019 02:00 PM

I prefer thin strippers.

- antkn33

are you…sure?

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#7 posted 03-29-2019 04:14 PM

Great idea Masds. Thanks for posting.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 03-29-2019 04:42 PM

Another winner!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 04-09-2019 01:42 PM

Hi guys,
stefang, yabadabadooo!
drewpy, thank you back.
Schwieb, thanks.
Jim J, smiles here.
majuvla, I see what you mean, but it can be used for longer pieces than a miter saw, do you get it. Thanks.
Brit, ha ha ha, laughing big time, yes I promise to wear clothes when stripping, otherwise it might get sticky…
jerkylips, ha ha ha, I start doubting.
antkn33, some like them thin, Some Like It Hot…
Best smiles, laughs and innocent thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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