If you knew Sushi.... #7: Setting the bowl into the board..

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1087 days ago 1119 reads 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The divided bowl won hands down… so now to inlay or recess the bowl into the tray so that is does not move around..

Using the Torque WorkCentre, I set the limit stops on the x and y axies, and routered a square hollow shape in some MDF..bit hard to see here… but trust me…

This is the shape that will be routered onto the Sushi board..

The template is then turned over and setting the router above a pin in the table, the outer shape is etched on the board..See the stainless steel pin??
This etching will allow me to see where the cutter will be following the pin…

Two fences were added to capture the board and help with alignment.. two toggle clamps were added to secure the sushi board to the jig…

What another jig… I just love jigs…

The square was routed in 3 passes… using the in-built depth stop…

We are certainly moving along…

All four boards were routered in a matter of minutes.. all exactly the same…

Again with the mineral spirits, to showcase the colour and grain..

I hope I am not overloading you with this build… but I have so much to accomplish, I must move fast…

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

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#1 posted 1087 days ago

would that be lazy fast

or do you have to get out of bed
to move at all

when is the remote
for the torque
coming out

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 1087 days ago

That’s real good looking, buddy.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 1087 days ago

Looking good Larry! I like these!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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matt garcia

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#4 posted 1087 days ago

Very nice!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#5 posted 1087 days ago

Uh, Larry, you got them crooked. :) But they still look good. Yeah, I call my mistakes like that ‘Design Features” also. :D Nice job.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 1087 days ago


I was wondering if you were going to inset the dish…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#7 posted 1087 days ago

Really nice. Sure would like to see it in person.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#8 posted 1087 days ago

finished product looks great

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#9 posted 1087 days ago

Larry a great design and nicely finished.

-- 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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#10 posted 1087 days ago

Love them all.

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

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#11 posted 1086 days ago

Now that’s production.

Thanks Larry.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 1086 days ago

lickity split fast…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#13 posted 1086 days ago

Yes, I do know and love Sushi! Very nice, Larry!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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