Plaque 2

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Project by EAGLE posted 2333 days ago 1062 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just another gift!

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#1 posted 2333 days ago

Very nice Eagle. How did you do those scollops?. Buy the way is that you & the good lady?.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 2333 days ago

cool i like those scollops. like grumpy wants to know. how did you do them?

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#3 posted 2333 days ago

Nice looking plaque. The edges look like they were done with a core box router bit.

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

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#4 posted 2333 days ago

Very nice. The edge profile adds a lot of visual interest.

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

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#5 posted 2333 days ago

The bit used in the router is a 3/4” cove bit used in a router table and the work is plunged into the bit for each scallop. SERIOUS CARE MUST TAKEN chance of kickback is high! Just remember: use push blocks!! deep scallops (1/2” & bigger) are done in two passes

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#6 posted 2333 days ago

No, sorryto say(I think) that is not me and the misses

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#7 posted 2332 days ago

Masterpiece photo frame and an unforgetable gift.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#8 posted 2332 days ago

Looks real nice.
Wouldn’t it be safer to do the scallops with a waste strip attached or clamped adjacent to the frame.
I think that’d eliminate the kickback concern.
Sort of like drilling a large hole half off the edge of a board.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#9 posted 2331 days ago

Very nice job.

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#10 posted 2331 days ago

Being that this is a site with everyone from beginners to masters I just like to inform everyone that it is not the norm for doing this type of work, it would be much easier on a drum sander, but kickback is all around us and we must be aware of it. I have been doing these plaques for 12 years now and have NEVER had a problem with kickback doing it this way. I believe this is due to my focus and FEEL for my machines.

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