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Forum topic by MGildersleeve posted 06-27-2019 01:47 PM 489 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MGildersleeve

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06-27-2019 01:47 PM

My company is working on a 100 kitchenette order. I’ve never done production work like this. Made a set of jigs yesterday to cut the toe kicks out of base end panels. It was fun to watch it work out well.

https://youtu.be/JDP58J6yrtI


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Lazyman

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#1 posted 06-27-2019 02:02 PM

That’s a lot of sanding blocks ;-)

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 06-27-2019 02:40 PM

That’s slick.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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MrRon

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#3 posted 06-27-2019 03:33 PM

The more care you give in making the jigs will enable you to have consistent results. I use a lot of jigs in the work I do (model making with lots of duplicate parts). I may spend more time in making the jig than actually making the parts. I’m sure all production shops do the same, especially when different workers may be doing the job.

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 07-04-2019 02:20 PM

That perhaps was the most informative video I have seen in a while. A 2fer if there ever was one.

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Woodknack

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#5 posted 07-04-2019 09:29 PM

Subbed. Good video. Seems like one jig could do both cuts?

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Aj2

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#6 posted 07-04-2019 10:04 PM

You could have stacked them all the together on edge and cut them in two passes.
Making jigs and fixtures is standard operating procedure for the crafts.

-- Aj

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