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Old March 3rd 17, 08:53 PM posted to rec.crafts.woodturning
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Default steady jig

On 2017-03-03 7:40 AM, Dr. Deb wrote:
On Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 9:23:48 PM UTC-6, Electric Comet wrote:
got some multi ply that is very stiff
i think it is 3/8 and made a steady jig along with some roller blade
skate wheels

used wing nuts on the bolts to secure it to the bed and then made a
small wrench out of wood or course

not sure how i got by without but i found anything over 13 or 14 inches
depending on the species was not producing good results and this jig
really makes a big difference

had not thought much about the speed of the wheels and it turns out that
it did not matter as the wheels are going slower than when they were on
the skates

I needed to make a new one for the Woodfast, as the one for the Jet simply would not fit. I doubled up two 3/4" plywood and it is as steady as a rock.

One question, for the group, "How do you post a picture?"

Go he
and upload your photo and it will give you a link that you can include
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