Torque Workcentre at work.. #23: Making a Template.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 03-23-2010 11:59 AM 1599 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The Torque Workcentre can also be used as an over head pin router.
To accomplish this you will need a template… basically a board with a groove cut in the shape of the item you want to copy.. so that the groove will move over a pin in the table and the router above will cut the shape below.. Very simple but care must be taken…
Here is how to make a template…

Next up will be using the template to make a cheese board... in Camphor Laurel of course..
I will also be making a template for the famous Racing Kangaroos….so stay tuned.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 03-23-2010 12:07 PM

Excellent video , Larry : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 03-23-2010 01:20 PM

How much do these sell for?

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#3 posted 03-23-2010 03:06 PM

Good video Larry. You could just use the cheese board as the template and run the bit against it’s edge instead of a groove. I can see though that the groove will capture the bit and maybe be less stressful for the operator.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 03-23-2010 03:17 PM

Great video Larry.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 03-23-2010 03:45 PM

Great video, Larry.

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#6 posted 03-23-2010 04:14 PM

great video Larry.

-- Smitty!!!

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#7 posted 03-23-2010 06:43 PM

Great video Larry,
I feel like I’m in a canyon….LOL


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#8 posted 03-23-2010 10:14 PM

Echo echo echo

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 03-24-2010 05:02 AM

NICE Nice nice VIDEO Video video LARRY Larry larry

-- Doug, Bakersfield, CA - I measured twice, cut it twice, and it is still too short!

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