12:28PM | 06/17/04
Member Since: 02/20/03
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Does anyone know how to make an adjustable jig/fixture to make long angle cuts on a table saw. For example, I want to make a long 18 degree cut on a 2x4. I saw someone of a TV program a year or more ago make a simple adjustable jig but I can't recall how he did it.


06:47AM | 06/20/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
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Depends how long -

A sliding table is the traditional way to do this. I belive there are jigs available in wood working catalouges also for up to a couple of feet.

For anything ;longer, I would be making some other sort of unique jig setup on a bench for a circ saw.

Excellence is its own reward!

doug seibert

06:52AM | 06/21/04
Member Since: 08/10/02
843 lifetime posts
Two boards and a hinge......a scrap to hold the angle........

Here's a site that illustrates the use....


10:56AM | 06/27/04
Member Since: 02/20/03
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That is exactly what I was looking for. I made the jig yesterday and made the cuts I needed.

Thank You,


doug seibert

01:09PM | 06/27/04
Member Since: 08/10/02
843 lifetime posts
Congrats......and now you've got another useful accessory for your saw.......


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