Torque Workcentre at work.. #26: Routing a box.

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1548 days ago 1763 reads 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 25: How to clamp work to the table. Part 26 of Torque Workcentre at work.. series Part 27: And Repairs Too.... »

In this video you will see Aaron route a box from one piece of timber… MDF in this case…Video removed due to WHS issues… will be reposted when these issues have be addressed.

Very simple … just route 4 grooves with a 45 degree V-bit cut the 4 corner pieces out with a sharp utility knife and fold up.. a little glue and two clamps… voile.

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

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#1 posted 1548 days ago

cool vid, the Torque is a very versitile machine. thanks for the post.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 1548 days ago

Funny this showed up now Larry. I just posted a blog myself about the Torque minutes ago.

Thanks for this. Always interesting.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#3 posted 1548 days ago

Now that’s the way to make a box. ood deal Larry.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#4 posted 1548 days ago

being a ratbag again, this actually didn’t utilize any of the TWC. this technique can be done on a router table even more easily, i would say.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#5 posted 1548 days ago

So cool, Larry.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1547 days ago

Nice 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 †

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#7 posted 1547 days ago

couldn’t agree more moshel…. But I’d still love to have one.

-- Childress Woodworks

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#8 posted 1547 days ago

Very slick Larry

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 1547 days ago

KOOL! Maybe you should import some push sticks from over here ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 1547 days ago

Excellent Box Larry

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#11 posted 1547 days ago

Fun Larry. It’s handy to have a little box like that to keep the severed fingers in! LOL

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 1547 days ago

To answer Moshe… this vid is to show that the Torque does not have to be used in the X and Y axis.
You do not have to move the router… It can be locked and the material passed under…
Now that is versatile…

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

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#13 posted 1547 days ago was a good video!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#14 posted 1547 days ago

You are becoming a master filmaker you should start making crockadile dundee ripoffs, with you as the main character of course. Nice film, nice box making idea. Larry Speilberg.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#15 posted 1547 days ago

very cool. and I agree with Topamax… especially for demo videos – you might want to incorporate some push blocks/sticks – I felt uncomfortable with the guy having his fingers so close to a spinning cutter.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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