Hello all. I’m about to make a small box featuring curves. Something I don’t do often. Curves that is, not boxes and it occurred to me to feature the jig I will be using to build it with. Yes I know I’ve recently posted a couple of circle jigs for the bandsaw but there is more than one way to skin a cat and its always useful to have an alternative to call on.
This is it
Its just a sheet of 6mm Perspex with three slots cut in it and a 6mm pin inserted in a tapped hole. The two outer/rear slots for mounting and the front/central slot to clear the router bit.
Thats it! Its nothing new. I’m sure many have been made like this before. I show this only because there may be many out there new to woodworking and it bears repeating for their sake.
The only point worthy of note is that the knobs securing the jig to the router table are to the rear of the router bit (on the opposite side of the bit to the pin) in order to allow 360° rotation of the piece being cut.
Dimensions are to suit your particular router table. I use a 6mm spiral bit for clean edge cuts. The tasteful reflections are an optional extra.
An extra couple of shots, without reflections showing without workpiece
and with workpiece.
Be seeing you.
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com