Another Thin Strip Jig

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  • Another Thin Strip Jig

    Ripping thin strips can be accomplished in a number of ways, but this jig is the best I've found so far.

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    • There is no need to move the fence so every strip comes out exactly the same.
    • It is incredibly easy to build
    • It keeps your hands well away from the blade the whole time
    • It keeps control of the strip you are ripping all the way through the cut and past the blade
    • It doesn't interfere with the blade guard.
    • You can cut strips from any length of stock
    In the starting position, the flag stop holds the jog in place as you push the stock through the blade. The stock slides along the MDF as a fence and slips under the cutout in the flag stop

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    Once you the end of the stock clears the flag stop, rotate it down and the tab sticking out controls the strip through the rest of the cut and pushes it past the blade.

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    I made the jig 200mm wide so when I need a 5mm strip, I set my fence to 205 mm and I'm ready to go. I found this jig on youtube and made it from scraps in the shop, plus a leftover knob.





    • LCHIEN
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      Yeah, that looks like a good jig, makes a lot of sense. I will make one next time I need a number of thin rips!
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