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1415 days ago

hallway table - 1 reply

Hallway TableExperimenting with alternative method of producing the legs to add safety with the router New routing techniqueshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spD-sW0aDko

1415 days ago

Pedestal Table construction - 2 replies

Pedestal table In an effort to introduce safe routing procedures and new techniques with the router I have uploaded a new Video Part 2 of the project to create the top section http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSF9yq3DkMY

1603 days ago

Getting more from your router - 3 replies

http://routingwithtomodonnell.yolasite.com/simple-project.php I have been improving my computer skills over the last week and I have posted an article I had written on ‘How to get more from your router’. (Thanks to yolasite for the web space) The material is only at the beginning stage as I intend submitting more information once ...

1618 days ago

Introducing safety with the router - 2 replies

I have been using the router for over 40 years now and I suppose I was just like others and placed it under the table all those years ago. I have witnessed many accidents with the router in that position. (I’m 76 years old and still have all my fingers) Yes and I have had near misses in that time. Since I learned to have more success wi...

1639 days ago

Jig making for the router - 2 replies

Most routers are inserted in the table for the majority of the processes we achieve so we could say the table we have constructed is the best Jig we have for the router. _ I must confess I do not use them very often but I do a great deal of routing. There are many occasions when I am asked why make a jig when it can be produced with the route...

1639 days ago

Jig making for the router - 1 reply

Most routers are inserted in the table for the majority of the processes we achieve so we could say the table we have constructed is the best Jig we have for the router. _ I must confess I do not use them very often but I do a great deal of routing. There are many occasions when I am asked why make a jig when it can be produced with the route...

1650 days ago

Routing Elliptical Shapes - 14 replies

There are many elliptical cutting jigs on the market and I was wondering if anyone has used / seen a Jig that will produce small elliptical sizes. When working in my cabinet making business some 15 – 20 years ago I produced a Jig to make smaller ellipses. It has been lying in my other storage shed for the past 10 years since my retirement...

1680 days ago

Introducing the use of template guides with the router - 9 replies

If you are interested in learning new routing skills you may be interested in my Blog 8 and Blog 9 where I have set out a lesson on how to rout a rectangular picture frame as an introduction to the use of guides. There are many projects that can be completed with the guides with greater safety awareness. Not all projects should be attempted on t...

1696 days ago

Getting more from your router - 3 replies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dm-zKCNFft4 Above link to a number of videos i have produced to introduce new routing skills with the aid of the template guides. Material is what I had presented at the Perth Wood show in 2008 I have jut found out how to make public on You Tube I hope it is of interest to membersTom


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