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Fret Slot Cutting Jig With Adjustable Depth Stop

My second fret slot cutting jig is complete.  My driver for building this jig is that I am manually challenged to cut vertical fret slots. This jig will ensure my fret slots are vertical. This second version has some helpful enhancements.

Rather than have a depth stop on the fret saw, this capability is built into the jig. This more easily accommodates a supply of varying thickness fret boards. More later on this. 

There is hopefully sufficient…

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Added by Joe Caruso on March 21, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

My First Scarf Joint - how long a board do I need?

I learned a few things making my first scarf joint, I hope what I learned helps you.

I started by using the above diagram as my guide. I can do this I thought. Just decide which method I want, measure, cut and glue (very precisely) and I'm done. Except, as I started to measure and make some…

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Added by Joe Caruso on November 1, 2015 at 1:00pm — 9 Comments

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