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Another Joining Experiment Using the Tilt Feature of My Router Lift

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Project by luv2learn posted 838 days ago 2184 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am still doing joint experiments using a 1/2” straight bit in my router while applying different tilt angles to my tilting router lift. I thought a star design with strong, positive glue joints would be a good design test. The star itself is 7” tall and 7 3/8” wide. You can make these as deep as you want. This one is 2 1/2” deep.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 838 days ago

Good planning has yielded an excellent result. I like the proportions and it has the look of a well built project.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Roger

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#2 posted 838 days ago

very, well, wow!! very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 838 days ago

That is very cool !

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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T. D. Reid

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#4 posted 838 days ago

Great job! That is one tuff cookie to crack right there and you did awsome work. Did you build the lift?

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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luv2learn

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#5 posted 838 days ago

T.D. Reid,
Yes I built the lift from plans I got from Matthais Wandel at his woodgears website. It is posted on my projects page. The more I experiment with the tilt feature of the lift the more I like it’s joining options.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 838 days ago

Great job a unique project for a unique router lift.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 837 days ago

You’re a star. Good post and some fine work.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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learnin2do

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#8 posted 837 days ago

wow…i need a video on the whole deal. -what awesome precision in the lift build and the application!

-- christine

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 837 days ago

learnin2do,

I would love to do a video of this build for you but unfortunately I don’t know how to do one :(

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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~Julie~

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#10 posted 835 days ago

That is very cool. I like how you show the sections in different colours, as it really helps to see how the parts fit together.
Thanks for sharing your experimentation.

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

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luv2learn

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#11 posted 835 days ago

Thanks Julie, the different color sections help me visualize the finished piece. Since I make them full size I can use them as patterns.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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