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  1. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I’m relatively new in the game, and i have a lot to learn. I have just made my first finger joint box, but I'm very curious about mastering the dovetail, with router. The jigs seems very good, but the are expensive.. Anyone have a CAD file or similar to share of a dovetail template I would be...
  2. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hi all, I've just joined this community as it seems I'm enjoying making stuff. I recently finished the top rail of a balcony. Now I'm onto a bookcase, or rather perhaps a set of shelves better describes them. I bought a bosch plunge router to create the slots for the shelves to fit into. I've...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello all, First time poster here, long time lurker and reader. Have a small project I am working on for my own home, and if successful, hope to maybe one day reproduce to sell/ give to family and friends. The snag I am running into is with using my router to follow a pattern and cut a...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    Good Evening, I am relatively new with a router but have used it successfully in my woodworking projects for edging. I have been trying to use it for something more complicated and have been having trouble doing so. Basically, I want to use the router to cut a pattern or profile in 1"x3"...
  5. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello All, I want to make knock down furniture and cabinets and I came across KD or minifix fittings. Example: http://www.vanschoonhoven.nl/images/verbinderbeslag/minifix.jpg Without using any tools/templates, this fitting takes very long time for one set. I tried google but not much help...
  6. Power Tools & Machinery
    Hi, Want to cut some large wooden backgammon counters- where can i get a template for this? Is template the best way? .. Is a router the right tool for the job? Also, if anyone could recommend a good source of A) information about router basics, B) cheap place to buy router accessories: e.g...
  7. SketchUp Help Forum
    So I am somewhat new to sketchup and was wondering if there is any way to "print to scale"? Basicaly what i want is to print a template with the same dimensions as in the program, so i can use that for scroll sawing etc. Is there a way to do this? Or do I need a different program?
  8. Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hey Guys, New kid here. I'm restoring a vintage amusement park ride and the only thing I need to completely rebuild from scratch is the seat. The shape of the seat bottom is roughly that of a slight 2-D elipse cut in half, so that the straight part is under the knees of the riders while the...
  9. General Woodworking Discussion
    I am trying to cut two pieces of wood to fit together with joinery integral to the seam. For example, I want to cut a wave patten on the edge of one board, and then make a negative of that cut on another board, so they fit together perfectly without the need for extra joinery. I can't use a...
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