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Forum topic by joeob posted 08-19-2009 04:47 PM 1048 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-19-2009 04:47 PM

Fellow Lumberjocks,
I seem to remember a tip in either in Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding or American Woodworker (those are the only publications available here) about setting out a curve on wood using some pivoting pieces if wood.
Sorry i can’t be more specific but if i could remember i wouldn’t need to ask.
Hope someone out there can help.

-- To finish something you must first start!

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#1 posted 08-19-2009 05:50 PM

Here’s a couple of links one is for cutting curves & the other is how to draw curves .hope they help!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#2 posted 08-19-2009 09:00 PM

Thanks Rj, my friend thinks he will try the one in your first link. can’t access the second link as i am not and won’t become a member.
Thanks again.

-- To finish something you must first start!

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#3 posted 08-19-2009 09:15 PM

Thanks Rj, I’m actually a subscriber on, but never noticed the making curves article before – has some good stuff in there.

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#4 posted 08-20-2009 07:20 AM

Thanks for the link

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