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Another Router Bit Bearing Removal Jig

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Project by Bricofleur posted 02-22-2012 02:47 PM 4025 views 16 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s another and simplier jig to help removing router bit bearings safely, to extend its life, to get more profiles from the bit or when it needs to be replaced when worned out or broken.

To use the jig, slip the router bit shank in the appropriate size hole, squeeze the jig in a vise and get to the bearing. The jig can also be used to hold router bits for honing.

I know, routers themselves can be used, but I like jigs! :-)

All details and more photos on this page of my blog.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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Diggerjacks

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#1 posted 02-22-2012 02:51 PM

Hello serge

Another necessary jig in the shop

Well done as usual

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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patron

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#2 posted 02-22-2012 02:52 PM

another great idea serge

keep them coming

-- 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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#3 posted 02-22-2012 03:08 PM

I am with you, I like making the jigs as well, and if it works precisely as planned that’s just a bonus. Great Idea

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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BTKS

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#4 posted 02-22-2012 03:08 PM

This is much better than trying to use the router and hold the spindle lock, etc, etc. Thanks for posting.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#5 posted 02-22-2012 04:57 PM

Your always on top of good ideas well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 02-22-2012 07:04 PM

Another good jig.
This must be jig day.
Best thoughts my buddy,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Bricofleur

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#7 posted 02-22-2012 09:55 PM

Thank you, guys. I’m glad not to be the only one who likes jigs! :-)

Best,

Serge

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 02-22-2012 11:08 PM

I like jigs—I like your jigs, they are always so practical

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Roger

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#9 posted 02-22-2012 11:26 PM

gr8 and simple Serge. very good

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#10 posted 02-23-2012 01:45 AM

What a great idea, thanks for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#11 posted 02-23-2012 02:59 AM

What is that little cup that holds the magnet ?
Great and useful jig Serge .

Thanks
Kiefer

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Bricofleur

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#12 posted 02-23-2012 02:01 PM

@Kiefer: The little cups are specially made to hold rare-earth magnets (different sizes) and I get them from Lee Valley: http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=32066&cat=1,42363,42348 or
http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=58750&cat=1,42363,42348&ap=1

Best,

Serge

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 05-28-2012 12:55 PM

You should enter this into our jig contest! Email photos along with your LJ name to jigcontest@runbox.com. You might win!

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