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#1 posted 04-01-2008 03:04 AM
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 04-01-2008 03:15 AM
cool i like those scollops. like grumpy wants to know. how did you do them?
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#3 posted 04-01-2008 03:36 AM
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 04-01-2008 05:05 AM
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
#5 posted 04-01-2008 05:17 AM
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
#6 posted 04-01-2008 05:19 AM
No, sorryto say(I think) that is not me and the misses
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#7 posted 04-01-2008 09:25 AM
Masterpiece photo frame and an unforgetable gift.Sharad
-- “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 04-01-2008 11:14 PM
Eagle,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.Cheers,Gary
-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/
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#9 posted 04-02-2008 10:46 AM
Very nice job.
#10 posted 04-02-2008 08:37 PM
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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