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12-16-2015 10:10 PM
JFPNCM All good points. You might also consider routing a piece slightly longer than needed so you have the luxury of cutting off a 1/2" or so that might get sniped.

Reminds one of the old con we played as kids, "snipe hunting".
12-16-2015 09:12 PM
Shop guy Definition of RTFM = unprintable LOL
12-16-2015 05:32 PM
Stick486
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Manual? Read?
often referred to as RTFM....
12-16-2015 05:25 PM
Roy Drake Manual? Read?
12-16-2015 01:24 PM
firstmuller
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Originally Posted by DesertRatTom View Post
My wife always says, "Read the words." Dang, I hate it when she's right.
So is reading a requirement for being a woodworker?
Allen
12-16-2015 10:44 AM
DesertRatTom My wife always says, "Read the words." Dang, I hate it when she's right.
12-16-2015 09:38 AM
Garyk Not sure which end your snipe is on but the shim trick works well to even out the "cut" side and the "uncut" side but the trailing end will sometimes move slightly toward the bit if the front end moves a hair away from the fence. If there is too much pressure against the very end of the board it will cause the trailing end to kick in slightly toward the bit and cause snipe. Make sure the board stays tight against the outfeed side of the fence.
12-16-2015 07:47 AM
Bodger96 If none of us ever made mistakes none of us would ever learn. Keep on doing John, it is the best way to learn.

Regards Bob
12-16-2015 06:12 AM
paduke
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Originally Posted by Cherryville Chuck View Post
I would go for the 32nd first. I`ve read that playing cards make excellent shims for things like that. The thicknesses are supposed to be very uniform from card to card.
Take a stack of playing cards and lay them down against a known thickness. Press down and slide cards off stack against the known thickness until stack is flush. divide thickness measurement by number of cards. You have a known thickness I like the plastic playing cards the best
12-16-2015 05:48 AM
Knothead47 Herb, I have a feather board for the TS. I'll see if I can adapt it to the router table. I inserted the rod/spacer last night and will try the router tomorrow, Got a lot to do around the house today- mainly, clean it. Wife still works and I get to play Mandy the Maid. No, I don't wear a frilly apron!
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