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Forum topic by shinndog posted 02-13-2018 01:13 PM 242 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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shinndog

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02-13-2018 01:13 PM

bought a convex curve cutter at Tampa woodworking show in January of this year. Having a problem in using this piece of equipment. any one have one that can help please help!!!!!


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#1 posted 02-13-2018 01:54 PM

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#2 posted 02-13-2018 02:00 PM

I saw one of these at a show a little while back. The concept is solid but the jigs design is in dire need of work. Waaay to much room for error.

What kind of problems are you having?

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#3 posted 02-13-2018 02:43 PM

Wouldn’t a convex curve cutter also be called a circle cutter?

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#4 posted 02-13-2018 04:10 PM

john yes that is the one
fthis they showed how to cut convex then the off fall cn be used to make concave not such luck
Bruce no

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#5 posted 02-13-2018 04:16 PM

That’s the sort of niche tool where I expect
you’d be able to write or call the inventor
and get some answers.

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#6 posted 02-14-2018 07:09 AM



Wouldn t a convex curve cutter also be called a circle cutter?

- johnstoneb

Yes, that device looks pretty much like a circle-cutting jig with some additional work-holding devices.

OP—I only know what I saw on the video that John linked to above, but the process looks pretty straight-forward. It seems to me that the off-fall from the convex cut, if thick enough, could be mitered and joined into a concave-sided box. What trouble are you having? (“No such luck” doesn’t tell us much)

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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#7 posted 02-14-2018 12:10 PM

Jerry i made the box the same size as the manual that came with the cutter,iv’e made and cut 5 boxes and cannot get all the same size off fall. I was hopeing some one on this forum had one and could help me thanks Harold

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