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Wanted to play with overarm or pin router and since it was autumn why not a leaf.

-- Wuddoc

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#1 posted 2343 days ago

I agree completely. I can see that you enjoyed “playing” with the router.

Nice post.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 2343 days ago

This is an interesting concept for a display.

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#3 posted 2343 days ago

I like that. You’ve got some interesting projects. Thanks for sharing your ideas.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#4 posted 2343 days ago

Great idea and really nice shape. It came out beautifully. I would like to try this.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#5 posted 2343 days ago

Thank you for your comments


I will not tell a lie. I did this with my Bosch now Shop Fox overarm router. You can do this with an inverted router. If my memory serves me right decades ago Woodsmith Magazine showed how to build a router table. In that or a later issue they showed you how to build and attach an arm to create an inverted router. Shopsmith has an overarm pin router and if I recall correctly it can be attached to something other than the Mark?.

Todays small DIY CNC routers may be better as my old system requires creating a fixture. Since I do only one-offs the fixture body goes in the trash at the end. Right now I am building a small CNC as an alternative to my Bosch overarm and Delta inverted router.

The safer unit to use is an inverted router since the tooling is under the template or go with a DIY CNC.

-- Wuddoc

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#6 posted 2343 days ago

Very nice. A very unique idea.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 2223 days ago

Very nice looking decorative tray.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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