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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-18-2018, 05:56 PM Thread Starter
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Looking for suggestions on what bit to use to make a rope looking trim, I am thinking on making a jig that I can roll the wood across the bit to make it look like rope then cut it in half, what do you think?
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Hi Bruce and welcome. The old Sears Router Crafter would do that. I've seen plans for a home made version and someone on the forum might have them. As you can see in the video link you mounted the router to the frame and the hand crank would spin the spindle and it also moved the router along the rails. I've also seen a method for cutting spiral spindles by hand but it's really laborious work.
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Check out magnate.net, they have rope trim bits for surprisingly cheap

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