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Hi all , thanks for your previuos tips.
I used the high speed , low feed method to trim 1mm of a T section of Aluminium (3mm). BUT!!!!! it started out alright, then around 1/2 way things went pair shaped.
The second half trimmed less than 1mm----no good.
It seems the fences were out of square.
Which leads me to ask-----is there any sort of jig i can buy or construct that can hold the router fixed while i pass the workpiece along, as in a metal lathe moving the cutting tool
Please no CNC's , there way out of my reach.
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First thing Geoff is I would suggest you finish filling out your profile so we know what you have to work with and some idea of your experience level.

Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.
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Geoff when ever you cut anything with a router then your work needs to pass the cutter in a controlled way, so you either clamp the work piece down and move the router along some type of fence or you fix the router down in a router table and you use a controlled feed of the work piece along a fence, if you want to get an exact cut then you have to control the feed and speed, I cannot help better than that, you will have to work this out yourself. N
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-20-2014, 03:48 AM Thread Starter
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thanks nev for your response.
It seems what i need is some sort milling bed , but no luck so far in that quest.
any suggestions.
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