Hexagon Cutting Jig

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Project by DIYMontreal posted 05-31-2019 11:21 AM 3501 views 13 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

There are several ways to cut a hexagon out of wood. You could use a table saw with a miter gauge, a band saw, miter saw, and so on. When you want to batch out several hexagons and make them all the exact same, it can get tricky. That’s why I decided to build a simple hexagon cutting jig.

The concept took a little thinking but in the end is quite simple. I made a basic sled on which I traced 2 sides of a hexagon, then secured stops against these markings. The trick is that the second stop needs to be removable so you can make the first cut. Then I use a toggle clamp to secure the second stop and make the remaining cuts.

If you’re interested in learning more about the build you can watch the video HERE

-- DIY Montreal

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#1 posted 05-31-2019 05:27 PM


A very cool idea

I will try it

Thanks for sharing

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

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#2 posted 06-01-2019 01:34 AM

Very cool. Added to my favorites.

-- Julian

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#3 posted 06-01-2019 09:52 AM

Great idea, Added to Favorites and like the video. As soon as I upgrade my saw this will be on my list.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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