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Try carving with your router

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Project by mariva57 posted 206 days ago 1684 views 13 times favorited 6 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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dqu2uBQzMaU&list=FLqQ3Ssu7ftGvQH6VCLqAN6w

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





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 206 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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oldnovice

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#2 posted 205 days ago

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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jim65

346 posts in 529 days


#3 posted 204 days ago

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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jakopo

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#4 posted 203 days ago

Interestingly this new jig you have built.

-- --Jakopo--

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oldnovice

3578 posts in 1963 days


#5 posted 203 days ago

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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majuvla

3214 posts in 1463 days


#6 posted 202 days ago

New fresh ideas are always welcome in my shop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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