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Kent Shepherd

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04-05-2012 07:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig dado fine woodworking article

As many of you already know, I have an article in the new issue of Fine Woodworking Magazine.
What I didn’t know was they also did a video on their website on how to use the jig. I just watched it and was pleased at Steve’s presentation.

Thanks to Steve Scott, the associate editor I worked with. He did a great job with the video.

I am not sure if you have to be a member of Fine Woodworking’s web-site to see this, but here is the link.


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#1 posted 04-05-2012 08:14 PM

That looks great Kent ,That’s a very good up grade from the old shop notes version . It would have been nice if the would have given you credit for your design or better yet let you do the video. I guess you still could do your own You tube Video? great job like all the work you do. Congrats on the article and video.


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#2 posted 04-05-2012 08:56 PM


I look forward to the article.

-- Jim Maher, Illinois

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#3 posted 04-05-2012 09:09 PM

While he did a good presentation, I have seen your video skills and I am sure you would have done a great job of explaining your fabulously simple yet effective jig.

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#4 posted 04-05-2012 09:40 PM

I got it today!

Looked at it very quickly…

Looks good… Have to read / study it completely.

... will report back…

Thank you very much.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 11:40 PM

congratulations Kent
it took awhile but i’m glad they finally showed off your jig. it looked great.

-- Dave Price , Roswell New Mexico

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#6 posted 04-06-2012 12:43 AM

Congrats, Kent. That’s more than a jig, it’s a tool!

-- jbschutz

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#7 posted 04-06-2012 09:53 AM

What a great dado jig Kent, the best I’ve ever seen. Great video presentation too. I haven’t got my FWW mag. yet, as it is always pretty late coming to Norway, but I look forward to seeing your article there and having the opportunity to study the details of your jig more closely. You are a truly gifted woodworker.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 04-07-2012 12:30 PM

I just watched the video and I’m on my way to Home Depot to buy a copy of the magazine. I’ve been cutting dadoes with a simple jig for a while and your jig looks like the best one I’ve seen.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#9 posted 04-07-2012 02:11 PM

pretty slick Kent, looks like the way to go when cutting dadoes.

-- Smitty!!!

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#10 posted 04-07-2012 02:16 PM

Congrats, Kent.

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#11 posted 04-08-2012 03:01 AM

Very nice Kent. I love elegant solutions.

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#12 posted 04-09-2012 03:26 AM

congratulations nice design. You should get more credit.

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#13 posted 04-09-2012 06:41 AM

Nifty jig Kent!
I’m filing that one away for future reference. Very good design.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#14 posted 04-09-2012 04:50 PM

Just got my issue the other day and found your article. Excellent piece. Very classy jig. I have one that I clamp to the boards for a straight line….but yours is much more suitable for the purpose.

I will have to add this jig to my arsenal as soon as I can get the time to make another one… I just need a place to store all my jigs….will have to build another shop just to store them…I’ve lost count of all the jigs I have made….

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#15 posted 04-09-2012 06:02 PM

a1jim sais it all. great jig.

-- there's a solution to every just have to be willing to find it.

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