Lonnie Bird's "Box Fence"

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Forum topic by gamygeezer posted 01-25-2014 06:59 PM 578 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-25-2014 06:59 PM

Has anyone used a “box fence” as show on page 90 of Lonnie Bird’s Shaping Wood? From the net search, he describes it better in his shaper book, but I don’t have that. I was wondering if it did a better job of collecting dust on enclosed bit (like dadoes) routing. Note that this is not a finger joint jig – he uses it for raised panels.

Edit On further thought, I see you wouldn’t use it for dado routing, just edge work. Would like to know how it’s used if anybody uses one.

Thanks for any help.


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#1 posted 01-26-2014 02:41 PM

I own Lonnie Birds shaper book. I can scan and email the page if you cant find it elsewhere. PM me if you wind up needing it.

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