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Wooden toys wheel making #3: Continuation

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Blog entry by Dutchy posted 09-16-2015 12:50 AM 7952 reads 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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In this blog you can see how I made a cove profile on my small router table. Also made the grooves in the wheels on my table saw.

Below you can see how I did it:

Making grooves:

Thanks for watching.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/



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crowie

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#1 posted 09-16-2015 02:07 AM

You are a detailed and patient man Dutchy, for which, we all benefit, thank you….....

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 09-16-2015 02:31 AM

Pretty fancy jig and very accurate by the looks of it .
The wheels look very nice but will look even better once they are painted .
Like they say, keep on trucking and I will be watching .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#3 posted 09-16-2015 02:33 AM

Dutchy

Very precise and detailed. So is the blog!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 09-16-2015 06:14 AM

I have several types of jigs for different wheels. My earliest were several years ago for tractor wheels. I then moved to a modified Toys & Joys style wheel jig. Indexing has always been my downfall. Perhaps I will borrow one of your innovations and adjust my current tractor jig. [with your permission, of course]
I rarely use OFF THE SHELF wheels for anything but small toys I make for kids. I will however use them and modify them to suit my needs.I don’t feel it is cheating when I re-cut them, they are still wooden blocks, just round ones.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Dutchy

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#5 posted 09-16-2015 07:01 PM

Thank you all.

Doug your welcome,

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#6 posted 09-17-2015 09:39 PM

Very nice work as usual Jan.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 09-17-2015 09:49 PM

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