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Forum topic by sIKE posted 05-21-2009 03:39 PM 1348 views 2 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-21-2009 03:39 PM

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-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#1 posted 05-21-2009 03:54 PM

Got one on my list, thanks for the post.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#2 posted 05-21-2009 03:56 PM

That looks pretty handy. I might have to add it to my wish list.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 05-21-2009 07:27 PM

pretty cool tool

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#4 posted 05-21-2009 07:44 PM

nice accessory indeed. Lee Valley sens something similar, but homemade always has it’s specialty.

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#5 posted 05-21-2009 07:48 PM

I have wondered what a pin router is and now I know. One question though, what about tear out on end grain?

-- Rick

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#6 posted 05-21-2009 07:58 PM

The narrator didn’t get excited at all did he :/

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#7 posted 05-21-2009 09:06 PM

Heck, I liked it so much when I found out it was under $50 I went ahead and ordered one. I’ll post a review when I get it in and try it out.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 05-21-2009 09:30 PM

Neat system.
I wonder how many more they could sell if they hired Billy Mays. LOL


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#9 posted 05-21-2009 10:08 PM

You can achieve the same results with a flush trim bit with a top mounted bearing, available in various sizes. If making several copies of a single design, use a solid pattern with foam tape around the parimeter and a vaccum port to hold pattern in place. 1/4” plexiglass works well and lasts forever!
Note: Many decrative edge bits are also available with a bearing guide.

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#10 posted 05-21-2009 10:08 PM

Charlie , I just spent AU$4000 to do the same thing.

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#11 posted 05-21-2009 10:36 PM

Guess I’ll have to get one of these and throw out all my flush trim bearing bits. ;)

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#12 posted 05-21-2009 10:41 PM

My first thought when I started watching the video was “What’s the point? You can do that with a flush trim bit.”

But then I got interested when he used it to rout a recess following a pattern. Of course you can use a guide bushing and a template to route a recess, but the template has to be a certain thickness and very flat. This system looks like it gives you a few more options.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#13 posted 05-22-2009 12:20 PM

Nice accessory sIKE.

Thanks for posting.


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#14 posted 05-22-2009 01:04 PM

I will be watching for your review Charlie.

-- Berta in NC

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