Tapered Leg Table Saw Jig

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Project by MaroonGoon posted 01-20-2014 05:20 PM 2493 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a tapered leg table saw jig I built to use for the legs on the end table that I built. I made it good enough for it to be used for several future projects. Its just a piece of mdf screwed onto a homemade oak runner and used toggle clamps on adjustable wooden blocks to allow for different thicknesses of legs to be used.

I copied a simple jig I saw online so there’s nothing special about it but it does its job and works like a charm!

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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#1 posted 01-20-2014 05:30 PM

Nicely done.
Same type of jig I have used in the past. Now I just use the joiner, no jig needed and much easier at least for me.

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#2 posted 01-20-2014 08:27 PM

That’s a nice jig; are you able to taper all 4 sides?

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#3 posted 01-20-2014 09:07 PM

Nice jig, Eric. Like Bill, I use the joiner.
You got to quit all this building stuff. You’re making us look bad. I might actually have to do some work in the shop…...

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 01-20-2014 09:21 PM

This is close to how i do it. A hell of a lot better than a table saw, IMO.


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#5 posted 01-20-2014 09:32 PM

Very nice jig. thanks for posting this.

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