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Forum topic by phlyers posted 12-09-2013 02:35 AM 421 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-09-2013 02:35 AM

I’m making a highchair for my daughters dolls and the top of the tray detail looks similar to the one in this tutorial. http://lumberjocks.com/followyourheart/blog/33150. It has rounded corners so my question is can I do this on my router table or is this best with a plunger router. What is the preferred way to rout this out?


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#1 posted 12-09-2013 03:00 AM

I would think that it is much easier with a plunge router . That’s how I would do it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-09-2013 05:40 AM

Definitely a plunge router. You’d want to make a custom base that would span the width of the cavity, and add a fences on each side to keep the edges straight.

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