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ive had limited time in shop lately due to health problems in family.

i have had my camboard ready to drill for awhile and finally got some time to work on it.

i fianlly got a new battery for my old camera andwill post pictures.

there are a couple of pictures of the camboard,plus some of the first jig i made to hold the templates. i think i am gonna really enjoy the camboard. i still have to make more cams

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Nice job levon. Wasn't drilling all those holes fun?

You are right in the fact you are going to enjoy the cam board. Why are you going to make more cams? Different sizes?

Hope the family health improves for you, I know it is a heavy burden to carry.
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thanks Bob!

the board was repititous, the cams took a little thought to get the counterbores the right depth. but if i can do it, anyone can.

i want to use some 2"inch material with a template on top. i need some taller cams for the templates. i will probably use a larger diameter cam and need to make some 2 and 2 1/2 " tall. i hope you can understand what i mean? im not the best at conveying ideas.

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Hi levon

Looking good,nice job,,your set to enjoy the cam board and I sure you will,,,,I know I said this b/4 but it will hold anything you want to router,it doesn't need to fit in the box.. just drop on the board and turn and lock cams in place, it's that quick and easy,,many will say why all the holes ( cam hold down screws holes) the stock is not always the same size, from the blank stock to the template if it's needed..once done your set for almost and project once you use a time or two you will start thinking about the drill press they work on almost any tool you have and once you have the cams your set for almost any job..cutting,sanding ,drilling,cutting the hard to hold,hand planing,hand chisel work,etc.

Just for kicks I put a picture in for the blank cam stock below..it can be cut to any size, 3/8" thick to 2 1/2" tall..and still use the same ALLEN screws on all..

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ive had limited time in shop lately due to health problems in family.

i have had my camboard ready to drill for awhile and finally got some time to work on it.

i fianlly got a new battery for my old camera andwill post pictures.

there are a couple of pictures of the camboard,plus some of the first jig i made to hold the templates. i think i am gonna really enjoy the camboard. i still have to make more cams

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hi BobJ

thanks for the compliments and yours help and posts that show lots of us jigs that can be made pretty easily and make woodworking easier and more enjoyable!

hmmmm, i had thought of lots of uses but not the drill press.

i want to make some more cams and will use a larger stock. in our big box stores the oak dowels are easy to find, but they dont have any 8 feet long. most is 24 or 36" long and expensive,lol.

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Hi levon

Your Welcome for my small part you did all the work,,

Think lumber yards for the blank cam stock, the 2ea. I have are hand rails ,cheap so to speak..or check out the used lumber supply outlets we have many in Denver..like you do maybe up the hill...painted or clear finish is no big deal..like many will be used..

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thanks for the compliments and yours help and posts that show lots of us jigs that can be made pretty easily and make woodworking easier and more enjoyable!

hmmmm, i had thought of lots of uses but not the drill press.

i want to make some more cams and will use a larger stock. in our big box stores the oak dowels are easy to find, but they dont have any 8 feet long. most is 24 or 36" long and expensive,lol.


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i will check out some new outlets for the longer oak. a short piece 36" doesnt last that long making cams.

after rereading your post, i saw something i missed and i think that there are maybe a few people here that arent aware of it. and that is the sockethead screws. they work so well and its easy to tighten them. unlike phillips heads, they dont cam out and strip the head. they apply plenty of torque and tighten down well and can be used over and over without damaging the heads of the screws. im sold on them

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Hi levon

Like you I like the ALLEN screws, I do make my own wrenches for them, little short ones that fit right in my hand and easy to turn...

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i will check out some new outlets for the longer oak. a short piece 36" doesnt last that long making cams.

after rereading your post, i saw something i missed and i think that there are maybe a few people here that arent aware of it. and that is the sockethead screws. they work so well and its easy to tighten them. unlike phillips heads, they dont cam out and strip the head. they apply plenty of torque and tighten down well and can be used over and over without damaging the heads of the screws. im sold on them


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hey BobJ

i like the allen wrenches, what did you use to glue the handles on?

i have a bunch of allen wrenches, but last time i was at hf bought a set of sae and metric t-handles. i have been using them more and more and wanted t-handles. its funny, the green one in the picture just happens to raise my craftsman router, tighten the cams and tighten the 1/4-20 screws holding the camboard to the auxilliary table its secured to.

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Hi levon

I used some 3/8" thick walnut,clamped it up as a pair and drill the right size hole for the Allen key down the center and on the side,unclamp the pair, cut off the short end of the Allen key dropped in the hole with some white glue and reclamp it..the short end of the key is about 1/2" long after the cut job, then a bit of sanding ...on the power sander and dip in some finish ,all done,,, I have them all over the shop..

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i like the allen wrenches, what did you use to glue the handles on?

i have a bunch of allen wrenches, but last time i was at hf bought a set of sae and metric t-handles. i have been using them more and more and wanted t-handles. its funny, the green one in the picture just happens to raise my craftsman router, tighten the cams and tighten the 1/4-20 screws holding the camboard to the auxilliary table its secured to.



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