Try carving with your router

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Project by mariva57 posted 12-28-2013 10:56 PM 2562 views 14 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this jig to carve wood with the router,
taking his cue from the video posted by a carpenter Russian.
The setting of the project seems to me good, however I’ll still do some modifications, for example in support
steel in which and secured to the router. In order to better comprehend the
project I enclose the address of the the video.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#1 posted 12-28-2013 11:27 PM

This is a very ingenious jig ,great job. I’m very surprised at how many designs it can make.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#2 posted 12-29-2013 12:52 AM

It sure is ingenious. I did not see the riser under the workpiece at first and could not see how the depth of cut was changing. At the end of the video the riser was evident and it became obvious as to the flexibility of the simple jig.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 12-30-2013 08:49 AM

Nice Mariva! really cool jig, I have been tempted to use the router for carving, will have to give it a try, Buon Anno!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 12-31-2013 11:09 AM

Interestingly this new jig you have built.

-- --Jakopo--

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#5 posted 12-31-2013 06:31 PM

I saw a router jig, in a old book by Spielman or Capotosto or DeCristoforo .. , that suspended the router at variable distances above the work. The motion of router could be totally free in all directions or limited in any number of directions.

It was intended to rough out chair seats and other carvings by locating the workpiece and swinging the router in one or more directions.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 01-01-2014 07:07 PM

New fresh ideas are always welcome in my shop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 02-15-2015 10:11 PM

Brilliant, absolutely brilliant.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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