Popular Woodworking 2004-02 № 139, страница 58

Popular Woodworking 2004-02 № 139, страница 58

JIG JOURNAL

Finger-joint Jig

This jig will evenly space notches as you cut them, allowing you to make perfect finger joints. It's designed to mount on any miter gauge and will work great on your router table (or, if you're so inclined, you also can use it on your table saw).

Make the face and the mount from cabinet-grade plywood and the stop from hardwood. If you wish, you can make several different faces, each with a different-sized stop. This will enable you to cut different sizes of finger joints.

To use the jig, screw or bolt the mount to a miter gauge. Loosen the wing nuts that secure the face to the mount and slide the face sideways until the stop is the proper distance away from the bit. When the stop is positioned properly, tighten the wing nuts.

5/i6" x 11/2" carriage bolt,

washer & wing nut

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Exploded view

Top view

5/i6" wd slot with 3/4" c'bore

Variable—.

IV2" 1 2"

6V4" 6V4"

-3V-J

-V16" dia. thru

Variable

Mount layout

Everything you need to know about the router in our special series!

For many woodworkers, one of their first tools is the router, but there often isn't enough instruction about how to use it. This series aims to fix that by giving you everything you ever wanted to know.

Chapter 4 Router Joinery

A great tool for joinery, the router is perfect for making all kinds of tight joints — rabbets, dados, grooves, mortise-and-tenons, dovetails and more.

4 ga^ay

Front view

Illustrations by Mary Jane Favorite

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