I really like the Bridge City Kerf-Master jig, but have been wanting to
build an open-grid top table for solar panel assembly with 2x lumber,
which is beyond the capabilities of the KM-1.
I've worked up a one-piece jig that's only suitable for use with the
blade you use to make it, but that doesn't bother me much. It should
work for anything from coffee stirrers to whatever your saw can handle.
No measurements are needed to make the jig, and only one measurement is
needed (to locate either edge of the joint) during use.
During use, you'll need a small scrap of the stock that's to fit into
the part you're cutting. In the drawing, I've labeled it "Crosspiece
I'll leave the graphic on my web site for a week for criticism and
comment, and then either discard it or replace it with a web page with
larger graphics if feedback indicates I should.
You can see the drawings at:
(The green block is a miter fence stop, and red is used to show cuts -
please let me know if it's confusing)
Click to see the full signature.