Shop Jig Safety Should Always Be Top Of Mind When Working In The Shop
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Featherboard Illustration by James Provost Use one end of this jig to hold stock tight against the rip fence, and the other end to safely rip multiple thin strips from a wider board when you need to edge band sheet stock.
Making the JigSelect a piece of straight grained stock, such as maple or ash, approximately ¾" x 3 ½" x 15".• Mill the stock square and to ⅝" thick.Then rip it 3" wide and cut it to a length of 13".
• Draw a 30o bevel at one end, and then draw a parallel line 3 inches in from the end.The second line determines the depth of the fingers.• Place the blank on edge with the long side down, and laying a scrap of ⅛" hardboard flat beside the blank, draw a cut line on the blank.
• Use a bandsaw to cut along the line to form the first finger.Place one or two business cards in the cut, register the hardboard spacer against the cards, and draw another line.Cut the second line on your bandsaw and repeat this until all of the fingers have been cut.
• Use a ¼" spiral bit to rout the slots for the 1/4-20 hardware...