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post #1 of 3 Old 06-29-2011, 12:39 AM Thread Starter
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Curved Templates

I'm making an end table with some curved pieces and i was wondering what the best way to make a curved template was without a spindle sander.

You might need sketchup to veiw the picture its just a picture of the whole end table im building
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post #2 of 3 Old 06-29-2011, 09:33 PM
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Im going to say router and a circle cutting jig? Pretty simple and straight forward.
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post #3 of 3 Old 06-29-2011, 09:45 PM
where's my table saw?
 
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If you concerned about sanding the curve smooth

You can either make a curved sanding block wrapped with sandpaper in the opposite/reverse shape of the curve
http://www.woodworkingtips.com/etips/etip030103wb.html
or use a drill press and a sanding drum like this:
http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=1090

The answer to your question will only be as detailed and specific as the question is detailed and specific. Good questions also include a sketch or a photo that illustrates your issue. (:< D)

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