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-- Harry, Western Australia
May 03, 2012
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#1 posted 05-03-2012 04:17 AM
Yes, that’s the way to the Router Slopes… using Skis… A good way to ski! LOL
That’s a cool setup…
I made some Skis a few years ago too… I’ll have to find that stuff and post it…Mine is slightly different… but very functional… ... but I do not have such a NICE Photo Shoot as you do…
-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"
#2 posted 05-03-2012 05:01 AM
Never mind the photo-shoot Joe, how about some shots showing how you’ve used them.I still needed your instructions for posting this thread, I’m a slow learner!
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#3 posted 05-03-2012 05:38 AM
Great invention, thanks for sharing!
#4 posted 05-03-2012 06:38 AM
Here are a few examples of the ski mounted router in use.
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#5 posted 05-03-2012 07:40 AM
Very cool and functional. Great work.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#6 posted 05-03-2012 09:25 AM
Interesting! Thanks for the examples.
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#7 posted 05-03-2012 10:00 AM
Thats pretty cool I might have too try that. Thanks for posting…...............................................Schloemoe
-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com
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#8 posted 05-03-2012 11:17 AM
nice sled. I have one setup to flatten big slabs. Once you build one and find out how useful they are, you can’t do without one.
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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#9 posted 05-03-2012 11:40 AM
That’s very cool Harry, even your jigs look like works of art.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#10 posted 05-03-2012 02:30 PM
Harry, how do you use that to make letters? Are you somehow following a pattern, or just removing wood from some kind of stencil you have on the board??
-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...
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#11 posted 05-03-2012 02:38 PM
Let’s see now. Threaded rod or smooth, Harry? :-)
-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton
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#12 posted 05-03-2012 02:43 PM
Where did you get the metal tubes to do this? Is it just a hollow tube with a threaded rod through it or a long post with threaded ends?
-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse
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#13 posted 05-03-2012 02:51 PM
Iv’e seen your videos and wonder how you secure the ski’s to keep them stable and from moving? maybe I am missing something???neat idea and great Videos..
-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.
Craftsman on the lake
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#14 posted 05-03-2012 06:01 PM
I like this!
-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.
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#15 posted 05-03-2012 07:36 PM
I bought my 10mm and 8mm tool steel rods from MSC. The 10mm was 8.12 and the 8mm was 5.51. They are each 36” long.
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