Jig for router turning on lathe

comments (1) July 25th, 2010 in Jigs

zylophile zylophile, member
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Overall view of top mounted router carriage jig accessory
Head view of cane tapering jig
Router Carriage showing taper guide wheel on right, router not mounted
Simple taper guide adjustment for router carriage to match taper created on table saw tapering jig.
Taper guide for router carriage, showing adjustable follower wheel.
Overall view of top mounted router carriage jig accessory - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Overall view of top mounted router carriage jig accessory

Photo: Photos taken by author (unfortunately)

Production jig and fixturing for router turning on lathe using mounted carriage  that is  taper guided.  Router not shown on carriage in present photos.  Note:  Blanks were produced on table saw cane tapering jig.

posted in: Jigs, tool, wood turning, jig, walking stick, cane, walking cane, production methods

Comments (1)

Tom_the_Toolmaker Tom_the_Toolmaker writes: You are right, this has a lot of engineering behind it. This is a great concept and something that I would like to try. I wish that I could see the stylus better. Thank you for taking the time to post the pictures.
Posted: 4:21 am on August 6th

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