- RAISED PANEL JIG -
For the face of the jig I used 3/4 inch Oak that measures 15 inches in length by 12 inches tall..
I started building this jig by attaching a stop that runs across the 12 inch length of the face. Made from a piece of Walnut that measures 1 and 1/2 inches wide by 10 inches tall and a 1/4 of an inch in thickness. The stop was glued down and I used pin nails to hold it until the glue dried. Approximately 1 and a 1/2 inches in from one end.
To achieve this I built a cradle made from 3/4 inch Oak and Walnut. The Walnut would bridge the top of the fence connecting
the face of the jig to the Oak runner on the opposite side of the fence.
To make my first cut with the jig I set my table saw blade at about a 18 degree angle and my fence distance from the blade was set so it would leave a 1/4 of an inch of material after I make my cut.
With everything set up I made my first cut, then rotated my piece of stock clock wise to make my next repeating this until all four edges where cut.
The end result was a perfect raised panel for a door.
My choice for materials for this project where not made for any reason other than this is what I had lying around in my scrap bin.
The finish I used on this jig was a wipe on polyurethane.
Over all I am very happy with the jig, it's really comfortable to use and it does a really nice job.