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Free Plan: Router Jig Cuts Many Different Mortises

comments (12) August 19th, 2011 in blogs

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This simple, self-contained mortising jig used with a template guide in a router to cut mortises of nearly any size.

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Comments (12)

4woodwork 4woodwork writes: I built the versatile mortising jig.. Only problem is the setup..
Has to be done by eye. Also , if you change routers, it may or not
Work. From my standpoint mortises are a lot of work. If one side
Is hidden from sight you can use pocket holes which is a lot
Easier and set up is simple and Results are great.
Posted: 8:50 pm on February 28th

4woodwork 4woodwork writes: I built the versatile mortising jig.. Only problem is the setup..
Has to be done by eye. Also , if you change routers, it may or not
Work. From my standpoint mortises are a lot of work. If one side
Is hidden from sight you can use pocket holes which is a lot
Easier and set up is simple and Results are great.
Posted: 8:50 pm on February 28th

4woodwork 4woodwork writes: I built the versatile mortising jig.. Only problem is the setup..
Has to be done by eye. Also , if you change routers, it may or not
Work. From my standpoint mortises are a lot of work. If one side
Is hidden from sight you can use pocket holes which is a lot
Easier and set up is simple and Results are great.
Posted: 8:50 pm on February 28th

4woodwork 4woodwork writes: I built the versatile mortising jig.. Only problem is the setup..
Has to be done by eye. Also , if you change routers, it may or not
Work. From my standpoint mortises are a lot of work. If one side
Is hidden from sight you can use pocket holes which is a lot
Easier and set up is simple and Results are great.
Posted: 8:50 pm on February 28th

4woodwork 4woodwork writes:
Posted: 8:38 pm on February 28th

user-480982 user-480982 writes: I can only guess the people who commented positivly on this free "plan" must have the members only plan. I love your magazine but this is the poorest excuse for a plan I have ever wasted download seconds to obtain. The PDF file is basiclly a copy of the picture already on the web page. No dimensions of any kind. If this is the quality of your online content I will stick to the magazine. It is still one of the best.
Rob
Posted: 1:40 pm on June 12th

Pappy23 Pappy23 writes: Worth every penny? Come on gang, you can do much better than this and I've seen them too. Remember your "Free" stuff is a window into the quality of what you want members to pay for, make it at least tasty.
Posted: 1:16 pm on August 22nd

aa040371 aa040371 writes: My guess is there is a reason the free "plan" barely qualifies as actual plan. Notice the other "Versatile Mortising Jig" plan offered on page...but requires paid membership to view/access! :(
Posted: 11:30 pm on August 21st

tem1948 tem1948 writes: Found the PDF where? I clicked on the "download free plan" link and got a 2-page PDF with text and drawings, but no dimensions. I tried it with IE and with Firefox, same result.
Posted: 2:49 pm on August 20th

TheOldTimer TheOldTimer writes: Sorry: Found the PDF file with dimensions

Posted: 12:56 pm on August 20th

TheOldTimer TheOldTimer writes: Looking at the drawing, I totally agree with Hal. Dimensions would be really helpful and cut down on a lot of time.
Posted: 12:51 pm on August 20th

Hal W Hal W writes: It would have been nice to show the sizes of the MDF panels and the measurements and locations of the slots and rectangular cutouts. Otherwise, its going to take a lot of trial and error and wasted material to figure those out. In my opinion, the plan absolutely needs that information to be of any use.
Posted: 11:56 am on August 20th

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