Basic Table Saw Tenon Jig

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Project by DBuonomano posted 10-22-2013 06:40 PM 3971 views 26 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a very basic built tenon jig that I put together last night while in the middle of another project. This is one of those things that I’ve really needed for a long time but kept putting off. It was only about a 30 minute project, and I’m very happy I finally made the time for it!

It’s made out of scrap plywood and a spare 1’ length of t-track I had laying around. Two hold down clamps from my drill press table finish it off.

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#1 posted 10-22-2013 07:29 PM

Less is more!
Best thoughts,

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

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 07:56 PM

KISS to perfection—looks good to me!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 08:33 PM

Thanks for the feedback! I had dreams of a heavy duty tenon jig, but realized this would get the job done and was free!

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#4 posted 10-23-2013 01:39 AM

That is very slick to fit over the fence! I like that Idea and I need one, too!...............Jim

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

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 08:30 AM

Well done, should serve you well for yrs to come. Use mine all the time.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 10-23-2013 04:05 PM

I like this a lot more than what I use at work. We have a prewar swing tenon saw that cuts both sides at the same time. Last year my boss was using it and a bolt came loose, flew across the room and buried itself in the wall. This looks much safer.

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#7 posted 10-23-2013 04:44 PM

This is a nice addition to your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 09-10-2014 02:34 AM

I’m new to woodworking but having problems trying to visualize how that works?

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