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Very Easy Flutes

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Review by 747DRVR posted 1131 days ago 1901 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed to make 8 fluted columns for a small kitchen island I was making and remembered reading about a flute spacing jig here on LJs.The jig was delivered very quickly and I found it to be of the highest quality.It is made of THICK aluminum.What the jig does is help you set the fence on your router table for perfectly spaced flutes every time.You do not need to measure and there is no math involved.The instructions say to practice on a piece of scrap wood.The scrap piece and all 8 columns came out perfect.Extremely easy on the very first time and also enjoyable to use.At $38 delivered I think its a bargain.Picture is from their website.




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#1 posted 1131 days ago

how does it work

-- Ben L

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#2 posted 1131 days ago

That’s a pretty novel idea. One of those, “Why didn’t I think of that” moments.

Thanks for posting!

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135

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#3 posted 1131 days ago

The way it works is once you decide how many flutes you want you go to the chart that is on the jig and it will tell you what holes to put the bushing in.You then put the routerbit(already installed in the routertable)in the bushing and set the routertable fence.you must put the piece you are routing in between the fence and the jig as shown in the picture.Once the fence is set you remove the jig and rout the piece.This jig is only for setting the fence.I know I have done a horrible job of explaining it but it really is easy to figure out and use.Go to the website where they have a much better explanation.

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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#4 posted 1131 days ago

This looks like something I might be interested in. I have made fluted pilasters and measuring is a bear at best.

Thanks for the post.

I Googled it and here’s the link to the website for the jig.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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#5 posted 1131 days ago

ha wow would have never came up with that. really nice idea.

-- Ben L

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#6 posted 1118 days ago

I ordered one and received it within 5 days. Very well packaged too!

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