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Project by shipwright posted 01-12-2018 04:52 AM 2308 views 20 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have recently posted a couple of blog entries that featured my veneer guillotines so I thought I might post them aa a project. Of course I have two as I need one in my home shop and one in my winter shop.

They are a little different in their cutting parts but the basic design is the same. This is not my idea. It is my version of a commercially available cutter I saw some years ago. I would like to give credit but a quick internet search didn’t turn up the original.

Anyway, they are very handy for cutting banding and parquetry parts.

The photos show the differences.

photo #1 My home cutter. I’ve had it for years but only recently used it in a real project.

photo #2 My Arizona cutter doing Louis cubes.

photo #3 Cutter #1 has a pair of blocks that squeeze a safety razor blade.

photo #4 You can make the blocks whatever shape you want.

photo #5 An illustration of how you can use it to make curved banding parts.

photo #6 The Az. cutter has a utility knife blade. I needed a stronger straight blade to cut 1/32” veneer.

Anyone can make one. The concept is simple. The important thing is making the hinge snug enough to make the blade strike the same place every time.

There is a video of #1 in action at the bottom of this blog.
And you can see #2 cutting Louis cubes in this blog entry.

Thanks for looking.

Paul

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/





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#1 posted 01-12-2018 05:01 AM

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#2 posted 01-12-2018 05:37 AM


Paul nice job on the Guillotines. It reminde s me of the Noden Inlay Razor. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiQjPC-0tHYAhWF2lMKHWakAewQFggpMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.inlayrazor.com%2F&usg=AOvVaw1jb97AJ573cxFiJ2FVSP2r

- rustynails

Thanks, that’s the credit I wanted to give. Mine were done from a distant memory of having seen it somewhere but the idea is definitely his, not mine.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#3 posted 01-12-2018 07:09 AM

That is really cool. Hadn’t seen one like those before. Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 01-12-2018 10:54 AM

Very interesting!!!

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#6 posted 01-12-2018 11:13 AM

This could be nice for cutting inlay strips at angles too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 01-12-2018 12:04 PM

Hey Paul, you do such cool stuff.

I had made a similar one many years ago. I just used it on endgrain strips that I cut. I had seen Noden at one of the Wood shows, and stole the idea.

http://lumberjocks.com/SPalm/blog/13083

Looks great.
Steve

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#8 posted 01-12-2018 01:25 PM

Thanks, Paul. Need to make me one of those!

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#9 posted 01-12-2018 01:47 PM

You sir Paul, are thee man.

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#10 posted 01-12-2018 03:36 PM

Very clever. I especially like the repeating curve cutter.

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#11 posted 01-12-2018 03:51 PM

Looking good Paul.

-- Filip Le Marqueteur

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#12 posted 01-12-2018 04:34 PM

I talked to Mr Noden at the Baltimore Woodworkers Show and asked him about his inlay tool. He’s not bringing it to the shows anymore because many people said that they didn’t have the patience. He makes more money on his benches that he makes on the inlay tool, And the inlay tool takes more time. It’s still on his web site.

The Noden Inlay Razor. http://www.inlayrazor.com/

-- 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 karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#13 posted 01-12-2018 04:54 PM

Very cool! I was thinking about making a compass rose for a box, and seeing this makes it a better chance for getting made. I’m fussy about how things fit, and a bunch of ragged cuts would be frustrating. I especially like the method for curved cuts! Thanks for sharing!

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#14 posted 01-12-2018 05:34 PM

Trying to think of a reason I need one !

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#15 posted 01-12-2018 05:52 PM

This is an interesting post. Those guillotines look like are made very well. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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