By maveric777 member aug 31 2010. Router table box spline jig.
I made this jig about 4 months ago wanting to attempt miter splines in a special keepsake box i was working on.
Fine woodworking spline jig. A simple spline jig makes it easy. Splines help me bolster the. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest techniques and how to from fine woodworking plus special offers.
If you don t have a dovetail jig and you don t want to learn to use one or learn to hand cut them. Learn how he does it along with tips for assembly and glue up. Back of jig showing cradle for blade height gauge.
This jig is designed by william himself to make the protruding ebony spline in his video. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest techniques and how to from fine woodworking plus special offers. The jig is used with a slot cutting bit.
A commission for six identical boxes led me to develop this router table jig for cutting spline mortises in outside corners. It cuts slightly tapered notches in the box and cuts the mating keys which slide together perfectly for a gap free fit. To use the jig make a mark on the bottom of the corner receiving the spline to indicate the depth of the kerf.
When making mitered boxes i carefully select the stock for its character and grain which i like to wrap around all four sides. Clamps and ebony shown are not include with the jig. A commission for six identical boxes led me to develop this router table jig for cutting spline mortises in outside corners.
Highly detailed miter spline and dovetail key jig plans in 3d. I have been making some tiny boxes with splines. Overall picture of the spline jig.
Slide the jig back from the blade and reposition the rip fence to cut the kerf for the spline. By waxingmoonwood member nov 29 2012. Or even dovetail keys.
The jig is used with a slot cutting bit. The cradle was made rather large compared to many i seen due to possible larger projects down the line trying to think ahead. This is actually the second jig i made the first one was designed poorly and exploded when i used it.
That s when doug stowe uses hidden splines tucked into slots routed into the miters. Jig cuts slots for corner splines. Making a greene and greene style ebony spline you can find the video on our website under videos or his youtube channel at william ng.
I don t have a table saw so i made a jig to cut the splines on my router table. Glue up is easy but requires a bit of attention because the keys fit from one direction only. Place the project in the cradle and raise the blade so its highest tooth just touches that mark as shown in the photo.
With this jig you can have beautiful dovetails on the edge of yo. 24 long by 7 wide. The system has two jigs.
Nobody was injured though my feelings were hurt. Overall picture of the spline jig. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest.
This is the perfect jig for making beautiful spline joints in boxes. However infinity s dovetail spline system once dialed in is fuss free.