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  1. #1
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    Dec 2008
    Portland, Oregon

    Box Joint Jig

    I have a Box Joint Jig that I've used for several years for 3/8"x3/8" wide notches, I had to make some 3/8"x3/4" and when I went back to the 3/8"x3/8" I was getting tear-out because there was nothing behind the top of the cut after cutting the taller 3/4".

    So I used a dovetail bit to cut a sliding dovetail slot and a piece that fits snugly in the slot so when I change the size of the box joints I can change the backer.

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  2. #2
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    Dec 2006
    Independence, Kentucky
    Nice save Dan, that should work really great

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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Great idea Dan!
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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Way to go, reminds me of the magazine for a galtlin gun. When its eaten up you just feed it in some more.

  5. #5
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    Apr 2007
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    Very cool Dan. I like that you can use longer stock and just cut off the end as you change. I wonder if I could reverse engineer that into my crosscut sled for dados . . . . hmmmm?
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  6. #6
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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Great idea Dan !!!
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    Thomasville, GA
    That's what I like: a simple solution to a problem! I like simple.
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