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My old circle jig whilst still in perfect working order is now many years old so I thought that it was time to make a prettier one! Here is how I did it, I haven't given dimentions because they will be different for each make/model router, the important dimentions are the diameter and spacing of the rods also the distance from the base. Even routers with very thin rods are perfectly suitable because, if made accurately, the router will sit on the jig. I"ve added the file in pdf format.
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Even routers with very thin rods are perfectly suitable because, if made accurately, the router will sit on the jig.

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neat design, and great write up as always.

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Harry, your inventive nature certainly is helping thousands of router users! I made a circle jig for router use based on your previous design, and I must say, your intentions were nothing short of genius. I use it frequently and have "standardized" my shop to now only use that method. Some users may not fully appreciate how much of a safety improvement this device is over other methodologies and gizmos, but I have seen what a tremendous benefit it affords. THANKS SO MUCH.

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Great job Harry! Like the aluminum you used.
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Great idea Harry - another one of your projects that I'll be copying. You are very honest, showing the filler in the wrong holes. If I were doing the lesson, I'd deal with the holes with the clone brush in photoshop ;-)
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What's this 11/16 business? LOL.......

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I seemed to recall another post with the words...."utter stupidity of the ______ system".

LOL Harry well done on the jig and sparking everyone's Red Button... "That was easy"
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What's this 11/16 business? LOL.......

Great post Harry.
I wanted to be sure that all our American members understood me but hopefully I'm gradually weening most of them off Imperial!

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Thank you Harry. The PDF is nice.
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