Shop Jig This Versatile Jig Enables You To Rout Mortises For Furniture Construction And Hardware Installation
Shop jig this versatile jig enables you to rout mortises for furniture construction and hardware installation is post about Magazine bookmarked by barry with ID 11745807945 was uploaded on 02-02-2019 and has been viewed 29,186 times.
Mortising Jig Illustration by James Provost Any jig used in the shop will enhance your woodworking, but when building a jig you must always come to a compromise somewhere between 'simple to build' and 'versatile in use'.
Make the jig too all-encompassing and it becomes overly complex to make and use.Make it too simple and you may find it of limited utility.This jig consists of two parts: the top guide surface upon which the router sits and the clamping mechanism underneath.
The top is fastened to the clamping mechanism using ¼" x 20 quick-connect hardware allowing it to be positioned anywhere on most common sized workpieces, and to be easily centered on the mortise using cross hair marks.
You'll need to drill a lot of holes accurately to make this jig.I used the Dowelmax (dowelmax.com) however, you can use any dowelling jig that enables you to drill evenly spaced holes.This jig is sized to fit a Triton MOF001KC router (tritonwoodworking.
com) equipped with an 'E' (⅝" O.D.) guide bushing.You will need to adjust the measurements to suit the router and guide bushing you use.The Clamping MechanismThe top guide surface is centered on the layout marks on your stock using the cross...