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Cutting scale material to between 1/8" and 3/16"(thicker for larger blades) and keeping the cuts true can be difficult. The most popular method is to use power tools, a band or table saw with a jig to keep the edge true. How ever, not every one has access to these tools, this simple jig originally designed by [http://straightrazorplace.com/members/spazola.html Spazola] needs only basic tools to be constructed and used. The original thread can be found [http://straightrazorplace.com/workshop/35884-jig-saw-scale-blanks.html#post379797 Here].
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Cutting scale material to between 1/8" and 3/16"(thicker for larger blades) and keeping the cuts true can be difficult. The most popular method is to use power tools, a band or table saw with a jig to keep the edge true. How ever, not every one has access to these tools, this simple jig originally designed by [http://straightrazorpalace.com/members/spazola.html Spazola] needs only basic tools to be constructed and used. The original thread can be found [http://straightrazorpalace.com/workshop/35884-jig-saw-scale-blanks.html#post379797 Here].
  
 
== Required Material ==
 
== Required Material ==

Revision as of 17:33, 7 February 2018

Cutting scale material to between 1/8" and 3/16"(thicker for larger blades) and keeping the cuts true can be difficult. The most popular method is to use power tools, a band or table saw with a jig to keep the edge true. How ever, not every one has access to these tools, this simple jig originally designed by Spazola needs only basic tools to be constructed and used. The original thread can be found Here.

Required Material

  • A section of 2x4
  • Two magnets and magnet holders
  • A couple of screws
  • A plane to make to sides of the 2x4 square
  • A saw! (Pull style works well)

How it works