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Routed Sign Making #3: Wood removal with various routing bits

02-07-2012 11:08 PM by 3DBMe | 15 comments »

Now that the letters are outlined with a stop-cut we want to ‘rough out’ the material inside the letters. I use clamps to hold down the wood so that there is no movement while routing. The clamps are repositioned as necessary for a clear work space. 01 Clamp Wood ————————————————————————————————&#...

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Routed Sign Making #2: Design, Layout and Cut letters for Routed Sign

01-07-2012 05:23 AM by 3DBMe | 6 comments »

Sign Carving: Week One PROCESS: Prepare Wood Design Print Overlay Trace Mask – Optional Knife Cut – Stop Cut (Make visible for ease of routing) Welcome to the Class! Pick your material of choice to carve. My dog Chewy and I have chosen authentic aged Barn WoodI steam the board in a clear plastic bag to disinfect and kill any bugs and remove dirt by blowing the board with compressed air being careful not to ruin the surface. Also remove any extraneous...

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Torque Workcentre at work.. #1: Signmaking

07-15-2009 11:28 PM by degoose | 19 comments »

Had a full day yesterday, filming the Torque Work Centre,Aaron and Luke came down from Yandina. They make the tool with Keith, who couldn’t make it down.And Stuart arrived with his trusty video camera to take some footage of the machine in action.Had a blast and learned a few more things the wee beastie can do.For a start we just set it up with a router [Makita 3612C ] and did some basic rabbets dados and grooves.Cut an arc and did some angle routing. Pretty cool.\Then we made a board u...

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