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Norms Router Station In Progress

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Blog entry by Brad posted 1845 days ago 851 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I’m building Norms Router Station…

Almost don’t just need to complete the top and the dust collection on the back side.

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-- Brad / www.bradfordwoodworking.blogspot.com



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Brad

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#1 posted 1845 days ago

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-- Brad / www.bradfordwoodworking.blogspot.com

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#2 posted 1845 days ago

Hey Brad
Looking good Norm would be proud

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1845 days ago

Here is a link to Pat Warner’s video on FWW. You may have to sign up for their 14 free trial to see it, but you may not:
http://www.taunton.com/finewoodworking/SkillsAndTechniques/SkillsAndTechniquesArticle.aspx?id=5291
HE uses 5/8” cabinet grade mdf, heavily cross-braced and coated with Watco oil. If you join or are already a member do a search for his name and look at some of the things he suggests.

-- jstegall

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#4 posted 1845 days ago

I have safety issues with the technique that is demonstrated in the video John has linked to.
1. removing the spacers with the cutter spinning is asking for trouble
2. being able to use feather boards with a router adds safety and accuracy, using the spacers doesn’t allow the use of feather boards (unless you reset the feather board every time you remove a spacer, which would be crazy)

-- criticism: the art of analyzing and evaluating the quality of an artistic work...

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#5 posted 1845 days ago

Nice! That’s a big project!

-- Laziness minus Apathy equals Efficiency

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#6 posted 1844 days ago

Looks its taking good shape.
Do update us with the progress.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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