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  1. General Routing
    New to the routing world and want to figure out how to make a round dice tray similar to this: That one appears to be made from several blocks glued together, but I've got a circle jig and will just cut it out of one piece of wood. Thought I'd use 8/4 poplar and rout out the middle, leaving a...
  2. General Routing
    Hi gang, I'd like to create some circle one piece frames, for my partners cross stitching. I was wondering what you experiences were in doing this task? I have a few ideas/possibilities in my head. Basically, I created a 3cm wide frame, with a full diameter of around 20 cm (to outer circle)...
  3. Tools and Woodworking
    How do I cut clean circles out of plexiglass 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick? I need various sizes. I also need to drill a a small hole dead center. I can drill the hole, it's finding the dead center after it's cut. I can drill the hole first and use it as the pivot point (I did it that way with glass)...
  4. Guide Bushings and Templates
    Using a dish carving bit (from LV #16J26.70), I have to route 1/16" recesses in perfect circles. If the photo upload cooperates, you can see my prototype (done with Forstner bit). But maybe I need more posts first. I plan to use guide bushings inside a template that I can cut with a fly...
  5. Jigs and Fixtures
    Bought three Universal Oak Chair Seat inserts from Van ***** Restorers. They are made from thin edge-glued oak, that comes in a square sheet and are pre-dished. I need to cut a circle around each "dish" to insert them into a chair. I can't just put a nail in the seat's center to cut a circle. I...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone !. Yes, I am a greenhorn when it comes to the finer points of router use but I'm aware that its a mighty tool. Just bought an inexpensive machine with half and quarter inch collets and a 'Trend' starter kit of cutters. have a project right now where I have to cut out multiple holes...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I found this site accidently while "surfin' the net" looking for help. I have at last turned my garage into a workshop. Now that I am now a new O.A.P. or senior citizen, I have the time but motivation is sadly lacking.I will have to try harder ,as my school master always told me...
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