I use a woodworker 2 combination blade. I have a straightliner I use for short boards its about 4 and a half feet long. I mark my starting and ending point on my stock for the taper then line those marks up with the edge of the straightliner, clamp the piece and run it against the fence. I have always felt safer doing it that way than using the tapered jigs and big bonus.... no math!! you just need to know your start and end points. the rest takes care of itself.
any necessary clean up can be done at the jointer so rip it a 1/16 oversized
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