Free 186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Coupon code for 40% off membership: SUMMER24

User Tag List

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: HOMEMADE MINI T-TRACKS

  1. #1
    Supporting Member morsa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Posts
    244
    Thanks
    87
    Thanked 378 Times in 140 Posts

    morsa's Tools

    HOMEMADE MINI T-TRACKS

    We all know there are lots of applications for T-tracks when making jigs.

    Time ago, I needed an adjustable pivot for cutting circles. Since commercial T-tracks are very large for this purpose, I made this mini T-track out of a leftover aluminum profile. The T-track carries a fixed spike that serves as a pivot, and runs in a groove of the jig.

    HOMEMADE MINI T-TRACKS-dsc02469.jpg

    HOMEMADE MINI T-TRACKS-dsc02470.jpg

    A screw running within the T-track sets the distance of the rotation center from the cutting tool, according to the desired radius.

    HOMEMADE MINI T-TRACKS-dsc02471.jpg

    HOMEMADE MINI T-TRACKS-dsc02529.jpg

    This mini T-track works great for cutting circles at the table saw, at the band saw, at the jig saw table, and also for sanding circles. Soon I'll be posting each one of these jigs.

    Regards, morsa

    Save 40% on Membership
    Last edited by morsa; Sep 26, 2016 at 03:20 PM.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to morsa For This Useful Post:

    PJs (Sep 27, 2016)

  3. #2
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    DIYer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    3,055
    Thanks
    779
    Thanked 1,859 Times in 1,659 Posts


    Thanks morsa! We've added your Mini T Track to our Miscellaneous category,
    as well as to your builder page: morsa's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




    2,000+ Tool Plans

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to DIYer For This Useful Post:

    morsa (Sep 29, 2016)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •