Router Forums banner

Discussions Showcase Albums Media Media Comments Tags Marketplace

1-10 of 10 Results
  1. 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...
  2. General Routing
    Hi members. When I joined The Forum I mentioned that I had done a little routing some years ago. I made a bunch of small eight bottle wine racks out of 3/4 knotty pine using a three piece template kit made from 1/4 inch hardboard. The company in Toronto Canada made quite a number of these...
  3. Jigs and Fixtures
    If you're interested in creating precise symmetric through dovetail or finger joint drawings (templates) complete with measurements in imperial or metric, you might like to try the free GIMP Woodworking Joints Add-on. Particularly useful for Woodrat or Router Boss users, the add-on can be used...
  4. Sign Making
    Greetings. I am a typeface designer researching the vintage router lettering styles used in national and state parks (see attached). I wish to develop fonts based on these styles, and seek patterns so that the work is as authentic as possible. I'd love to hear from anyone who might have these...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm a long time woodworker with a wide range of interests, experience and skills. I have an opportunity to make a sign for a friend's business and came to this forum looking for templates and words of wisdom. John
  6. Guide Bushings and Templates
    Hi, It's been thirty years since I have done any woodworking and now I have a new granddaughter that I want to make some blocks for. I want to use a router to put letters on them, about 1", and am looking for templates. Any help would be appreciated. Cap
  7. General Routing
    I just retired, and am OK with basic stuff, which I have learned means having screwed up enough to know basically what I'm doing. One piece of plywood = four lessons, I figure. I've made basic shop cabinets, tables, carts and accessories, and am ready to move on and learn on more expensive...
  8. New Member Introductions
    i would like to try inlay work using template guides with down-cutting spiral cutters. i have a set of brass template guides and several size carbide cutters. what are the combinations of cutters and guides to use for inlay work using shop made acrylic templates?
  9. 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...
  10. New Member Introductions
    I am into resawing local hardwoods, planing, access to an Amish Hardware that carries exotic woods from around the world. I make birdhouses, assorted tables, hutches and cupboards. Through the years I have created many, many antiques which are not scattered about the globe. I have a new problem...
1-10 of 10 Results