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  1. Jigs and Fixtures
    Has anyone built Matthias Wandel's Screw advance box joint jig or the pantorouter plans?
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. I'm new to the community and the home based business as well. A near fatal heart condition has recently left me looking for an alternative income. I've been a part time hobbyist for years and enjoy crafting very much. I recently set up shop at home and am currently working on an...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I use a Rockler dovetail jig. For my drawers I use 5/8" stock. I would like to make my tail height half the thickness of the wall thickness (5/8") but cannot. The tail height seems to be fixed based on the jig instructions. The starting-point suggestion results in tails about 1/4" which gets...
  4. New Member Introductions
    My son and I have a project. This will be the first wood working project that we will do together. I think we need to learn to make a router jig...and more. The item that we want to replicate looks like a model sea plane’s pontoon. It has a straight side and a curved side. There is a...
  5. Jigs and Fixtures
    Hi, I'm new here. I am looking to build a shop built dovetail butterfly jig. Any help would be appreciated. To purchase one is a big expense and I don't know how much I will be using it. Framework mostly. Thanks, Jim
  6. DIY and Renovation
    The one tool I need to splurge on to complete my shop is a drill press. In the meantime, I need to drill a 3/8" wide bit through an 11/16 thick stock that is 5/4 wide. It has to be straight and true. Anybody know of any tricks or jigs to accomplish this with a hand drill?:fie:
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello! Iam glad to be with you .
  8. Show N' Tell
    Hi all, Look at some of these details I make for deck posts. I use a template, no sticky tape or screws, I even use the same tool for the V-groove. The layout is pre-set with the tool and allows me to do up to 4 details a minute and with any setting, I could rotate the template as the tool...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I joined in hopes of finding some good plans for a home made overarm set up and have already found not only some good ideas but a variety of ways to do it. I build custom basses and have done a lot of woodworking in the past and the router is one tool I would not want to be without...
  10. Table-mounted Routing
    Does anyone have any good plans for a Finger Joint jig for use on a router jig?:fie:
  11. New Member Introductions
    I am a newbie to routing. I have of shop full of new large woodworking equipment and 1000 plus brd ft of lumber. My wife and I plan on starting significant production soon. And we have a new Bosch MRC23evsk. Out of the box but not yet started... I want to make a line of boxes. They will be...
  12. Jigs and Fixtures
    I've 3/4" x 4' wood planks to join with varying widths. Kind of decided on tongue and groove for the joint. Wondering if anyone has suggestions on a jig to get consistent tongues and grooves? When finished a plank will be 10.5" width. Router is mounted under the table and I am using a fence...
  13. Jigs and Fixtures
    HI everybody, I'm new to this Forum, so Hi. I'm thinking of ordering Dewalt [DE6212] Multi- Functional Dovetail Jig, What are there Pros and Cons and are they suitable for a Hitachi M12sa Your opinions and advice would be much appreciated. I'm also looking for a manual for a above router...
  14. General Routing
    Hi everyone, this is my first visit and my very first post on any forum. I live in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and although I make furniture my main area of work is re-finishing. This is my problem, I have designed a coffee table that is essentially a box (approx.. 20"x40"x6")that sits on a...
  15. Jigs and Fixtures
    Can somebody help me construct a jig to rout an oval dome of 5"X8"? Center of the dome should be around 3/4" high. Thanks.
  16. Jigs and Fixtures
    I'm building hardwood skateboards and am trying to build a jig that will let me rout a concave deck and also a convex bottom. I figure the jigs will just have to have opposing arcs. Any thoughts or ideas would be great. thanks!
  17. curiousgeorge's Gallery
    I actually built this jig, mostly, for the 45 degree feature. I wanted to not have to adjust my saw to the 45* angle for cutting mitered corners for box making as it is difficult to get an exact 45 without a lot of test cuts. It can also be adjusted to 90*, or anything in between, for cutting...
  18. New Member Introductions
    I am a woodworker of sorts, although measured by time spent it would appear that I prefer to be in my gardens. That said I have a nice shop with three routers among a number of other tools (table saw, drill press, jointer, etc.). To get back into wood working, I thought I would make a crumb...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Good Morning All I am a first timer for this forum. My name is Jake and I am a retired electrical engineer in Chicago. I have been working with wood all of my life but only at the utility level up till retirement 3 yrs ago. I have been collecting all of the basic machines for finer projects...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Been a fan of Bob and Rick for a few years. TRW is no longer available on Georgia PBS. I miss 'em. I've been woodworking off and on since I made my first broom holder in shop in 1962. Last 10-15 years I've been lots more active since I can afford the power tools now. I enjoy woodturning...
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