Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'arc cutting'

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Circle cutting #11: How it works...

04-06-2011 10:11 AM by degoose | 19 comments »

I think that a short video explains things better than a lot of words… so I made this on my i-Phone. I apologise ahead of time for taking this one handed… but as you can see the jig can be operated safely with one hand on a camera..although it is certainly easier with two hands and no camera…. While I was cutting one arc… well I made a few more boards… As you can see a teaser for the next project idea… One for the beer drinkers and one for the r...

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Circle cutting #10: Arc cutting like Patron does.

04-06-2011 07:17 AM by degoose | 5 comments »

Due to the fact that some of my boards have curves ends … I need to make another jig… this one for cutting arcs… to start with I need to decide how the arc would look… so a test jig was made… Hole were drilled at various places so the jig can pivot on the bolt in the centre part of the circle cutting jig….. a fence attached and then the distance from the pin to the blade was adjusted to see how the different curves would look.. After several test cuts...

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Wall Hung Console #5: Arc jig, bending form, and more mistakes

09-20-2009 05:46 AM by captkerk | 2 comments »

I left the last installment realizing I messed up the dimensions on the end brackets and while I’d like to say that’s all behind me now, I haven’t worked on that yet. I played around on SketchUp a little and realized that I might be able to alter the curve on the end brackets even though I already rough cut them. Or I might just cut off the 3/4” I need to and leave it as is. I still haven’t decided. What I did get done was work on making the curved front ap...

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