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Project by mafe posted 05-14-2019 09:14 PM 1547 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Star knob jig
make your own star knobs

This jig is inspired by our buddy Gerry TheDane, in fact I’m a Dane, so there are a wee confusion here… ;-D
It was a star knob jig, he had just made, I found it so cool, that I had to make one…
Thank you for the inspiration Gerry.

Gerry found the jig on Youtube, where a guy called Christofix had put it up in a video, thank you Christofix.
As much as I appreciated the video, I found that I had to go forward and backwards, again and again to make a copy, also I thought it could be simplified a wee bit – so I decided to share my build, hoping it can make it more easy to make one.

So jump to the blog if you are curious now: https://www.lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/129748

Pictures:
1. Star knobs!
2. Ohh yes and a lot of this.
3. The new part.
4. Making the jig.
5. Jig in use.
6. Just another jig on the wall…

Perhaps this can inspire you to make your own knobs.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

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





15 comments so far

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dbray55

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#1 posted 05-14-2019 10:07 PM

Sometimes the simplest is the best – very nice

-- David in Palm Bay - retired and loving it!

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TheDane

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#2 posted 05-14-2019 11:07 PM

Fremragende (excellent)!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 05-15-2019 01:01 AM

Projects like this are the best. You Dane’s are great thinkers. I’ve made many and love them.

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

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swirt

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#4 posted 05-15-2019 01:17 AM

Looks handy to me. :)

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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tyvekboy

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#5 posted 05-15-2019 01:21 AM

Great jig. Great PDF. Thanks for posting.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Ivan

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#6 posted 05-15-2019 04:43 AM

Nice knibs, never get enough of those in a workshop

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 05-15-2019 05:16 AM

Very good thinking, Mads. Those are real handy!!

cheers, Jim

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

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stefang

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#8 posted 05-15-2019 03:18 PM

Nicely done Mads.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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mafe

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#9 posted 05-22-2019 02:38 PM

Hi,
dbray55, thank you, less is more, but the math can be more than less or what they say… ;-D
TheDane, Tak. I can thank you for ever going into it, your post was the inspiration and I had a fun time. Thanks.
doubleDD, double Dane in this case… A dane and the Dane… Laughs. Thank you.
swirt, I can handle it, don’t worry. ;-D
tyvekboy, kind words, thank you a lot.
majuvla, with knobs, we can make new knobs, that’s what it’s all about.
Jim, ha ha ha, they may come in handy… Thanks. ;-)
stefang, thank you.
Best thoughts to all of you and one more thank you to TheDane;
Mads

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

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GR8HUNTER

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#10 posted 05-22-2019 03:00 PM

Thank you so very much for this wonderful money saving jig GREAT JOB :<))) GRATZ TOP 3

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

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mafe

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#11 posted 05-22-2019 03:18 PM

Smiles, yes this can really become a money saver. If they need to be more prof, they can get a coat of spray paint.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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dannmarks

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#12 posted 05-27-2019 02:37 AM

Yes I like this. I have done similar work.

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mafe

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#13 posted 05-27-2019 09:24 AM

Thank you, smiles.
Mads

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

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MarkSindone

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#14 posted 06-03-2019 06:21 AM

I can imagine these going on very nicely on a kids toy. They’ll be so tactile and nice to fiddle around with!

-- Mark Sindone, Director at - https://www.supereasystorage.com.au/locations/sydney-inner-west/

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mafe

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#15 posted 06-03-2019 12:10 PM

Hi Mark,
Yes I think kids would love to touch and turn these. ;-)
(Just like me). ;-D
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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