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American Router Sep-oct 2006

American Router Sep-oct 2006

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IMaJk@ sUlre~hl~ yQni.! U$!1i! the sate,ty devulce<s suppllied w,iil:hl your too~!$. 1'0' show $01iilil11l woodworlflingproc~s!S!es ,c~Ql8xlyj. au~hors feaitilllll'led hill A.erican 'Roruter may show o!1l~il"aI~ioW!s wi:tlh th:es'eJ d~moe'$ remO'Ve d. Do no:tlollow~h,eir 0X3.p!lle., and ;ilJlw,ays a!dlhl1llre~o m>ailllufact!Jurers IIIiIS:t1l"'~H::~ion$. Always 'wol!rlkWlTi~h in ,'OUIi' II~mits, and: do no,t 3t~m",t ill! wo.o,diwolr'ki ll:gl prooess~h~t yOLil a,re U ":sulre o~. Wre ho,peyou elnJo,y 'your

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CONTIENIT'S

Make< your' OWIil 'tra,y Jo'~ your Mahrof1lg tlilies PAGE ,8'1

En~\~ [0 W:~n 1'0 GIRIEAT WOR>; R~OUT:E!RS!

PAGE! 56

Make' a spi1e,rif<l!i ~ig 'f,or ~he m liIiler

PAGE 46

Ci~ea\~ a be3JllI~i~llJI~ an~lql.le tlllr'll:!I,!! bo>!

PAGE 4Q

,RE:GULARS

a:~ED IITOR IIAL

letmr from lh!.!! editor

GROUTER, I'i\iI EW5

world of tOL-ding

'I 0 l'~IP:5; & iFR11 (]!{s,

Mlar1JY good l:ip~ lha~ mi'gli1:l

h !lIp 'you out in the workfihop

14 II.IETIlEiRS: 1'10, 1'" Ii Iii 1k)'liJ'!(lR Opincon,5, inqurri es, lre"lu~s~

<lind c.omp~a~nls

1ifiWOODWORKIING EVEINIT'S,

The !tihl'St t~,ilde show~ &- ~vel1ts

56 CONl'E'ST

Che.ck out tf1~ Ialte-:o;t AmC'rican Ro'Ut.er mnb::s.t Enre,r 1:0 win todayl

86 5 "liCE fIICAlI'OiN:S:

A l~tilil1i of the most poPliJlilr mu~r'5. on the mariret

IP'R.,JIE!CTS

4'0 OOO:OCII.,EAN JOEl:

Sob CLman desl,graed a laWceW"o rk l.u.u,d'Y n<llmper to compll!m~nt his l'e,furblsl'ioEd ba~h room

54 A "Ii'OWl'," OfCIl.ASS

David fippey recreates atlantique Ci3Jndle bell! in French w,ajnul

G4 lOUT 'DINI IOIIS,PLAV

~Kllvin L!ey overc:orm;:s it rif!W g~r!mlins whJ~n he Ts mmm~5io ned by ~. felula r dient to creat@ a ~n;e~oi d~s'Play cases

.'. 'O:PEIN lili'll Ie FOUR: '''UII [I,S

LLnd:S.GI.y Morgan and Dykm James make b"a.Yli to hD~GI the tiles used In the old Chinese ~me of rnaf1J!CJ!'J8

M<like a latticeworik l3JiilldlY hamiper PAGEtlJ6

,.ECHNICAL

25 HANDSAW BA:S~.c:.S

Josh Brower looks .;lIt pu,~hin:g your bandsaw to lts fulrest pcten ti!Oll

4G SPHEIRICAIL

Geoff LL£C<!5 constructs a spheremaking ]lgfor the router

59 J'O'.,NT VEiNiI"lI.lIRE

Gean LiLiCas creates a. solotioll lOr b~rouiting m I'~er jol nrts

71 SIMON 'SAYS PART 4

Continuirilg bi~ CAD serles, Sirrmr! Rodway e-nool'S the 30 world and demon5"~ates, 'some siharn:l.!iI:. methodi5 ~o pl'Oduclng a 3D model

'911 WOOD ~ D EINiT1I FIE 01

Be abJe to idenltify woods and therr p~oper~tt5

34 BLEND IT UKE DULUIH

John BullM di$cusses ways of puffing a c:u rve i1t'to wood

Which wut:e>u' com:bo Is r~ght. ror y<)il~?

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B:ending wood can Ibe <I, bkl<y prop<osIUQ!jl. Ib'ut JOhll'l1 8:uill'alr makes it kU;llk easy IPA'OE! a14

TESTS

fa MULTI PiLE OPTIOINS

American ROillte,r guides you to the ml!,lllti'Ple-b,,~e router kit that is right for you

28 A cur ABO,VE

.Allan Cioodsell trie5 out the Rlkol11 1 S" band,s.aw to see if it is .Q: cut .MJO'i,lf: the rest

.,., A.I!..L FD'R ONE ,AIND IOINE FOIR AILL Stu.arll~w$;on irrtrodu~ Rydbi's, new

uOl1e +~ range of cord!e~'S, power tools

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Hilachi ~~WCF'Jr'oolS' hllslllll.lndlCcI it~ new 3 I/~ Peik Hprh,I!>,g~ R,{l1.Jl~'. the M12V2. Thi~ c~gGltt}{m iCI~I.ly d~s~ljJI~di mm>!:r is alii upgrnd!oo \Iiil::1:l!]orn of H imC'hi·.~ es;1:llb~isltR\d M I "lV Ihal has been ~m rig f'Of 17 yemfi. '.I:ltelIlcwly rede~~gm'\(1 mooel off.:: rs fIJ powerfu I l:lamp molJOlr thm, deli,,'~;rs ~op of 1:;]'1I~i\. euui!llg speed ~~} rout through har~hvoods with ease, a v,~rlO!Me speed d'~al (Ill 1~:iC hml(iI,l~ for Cj!L~y 5pL~-d l~djuslmt:nJls and; a 'tj uick &, fi[)~ adj!!l:~lmellit. knob Ih.J,[ lOOimbi~llf;i'~ bo~:h flJncliona~ itic:; withoi.lt~h~net;drD!II~U;:l.:cS:!imi\l~. Thlsrno(Jci efi~i Iy Cl;I:IWetlli fotmble lliN tlnd i~ covered by Himchi's induslry ~eacling 5"ycar WflJlmlIllL)'"

ThL~ plllUllige fQU~er f~~u.re!i a wfl ~tll!'l 15amip Il1IQlQ:i ~h1l!ll)rodl!lces ;1 IJ~ peak HP white recilucilfllg tQrque du.r:i,rng start up .. Bqbl ippcd whh alii s tecuQfll:c ~';1[iIlMe SP~()G1 dia.l. the: M I'2Vl prodJu~s 8.DO(} - 2':1.0mJ R_PM.. The \i~viabl:e speed dial i,s oolwelrienlly l.ocOl:t.ed on the handle so dun Ute user Cilin fiooly atiljusl [It~ rctarion ,~peed wi,l:bou.~ mnrl.O'orillg I'he~r .hand Imm Ine !QQI or

eyes fool'll [il'iework piece,

A IJcwreature oJ the M 12 V2. is II dust gllid..:: nUll d,j vens dllst am:! debris a:way Irem llile wort:; pieccanc:l LIKe 1': The IllJ1i:~criIlJ is cl!ireci~d in !I~ons ~~(ern d i~~"C~km !lind (::,111 be hoo~ed U1p to II ~ItQP ",ac if dellircd. for IfIl0TCil'lfom:l,.u:ion i [lc~ud ~l'Iglhe rull ~ i ne or Hiulchi p.~odlWn. s find ~IJiPPQIIL,. ple.'lsccornmct Hhachl Powe:r"[:'ool=- m 1~8iOO·S29·4152. or vi:si~' www,hi[aciilipowt:lrl.Qol1>,~m

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The !lCW Bosch RAJ] S I [Jc;nchtop Router Tab[e' 1"10111 BOlSch Power Tuols ;:mel. Accessories is

~'lrge~,cd :al, f~llishc;:u'Perntcr.\:.rem()dc'lcrs 1I'lld woodV!'Orker];. Tilt!: Lahle fe::l!.UI~!i 11. ~:liQl~ 27" by 18,~ die-cast ~h,lmj.Il'l.!m ~Cip re~~sWllt ~Q: oo:rroskllllmlld d i~~oniQ:rI from tile' dc'nbentll. AI rigid ai umimHH roll~er mO!;!f!tlng !l']ale ac;:;;omp~:niesth~ table for l.1a:tand predseaocy~'acy. ll1el~re~dfllled phue ~an ~C~ofl111'iiOdM~ m.om I:Ii11lrla dO:U1.ll1ill1dJus~ r(lUJU1:Jl>. \\;Iili~e II. blank 1t'],Oq,nIHill,g phll~ ean blol pllrc:ha:s~(1 sepatm.e1y ami dr111ed to FhrnallY 0[1I!.!.:> tl1lOdeb.

Precj,8e Cl!l~~ are simpHfied u~ing ~hel;abie'~ 4 W' t .. U by 25 I/~" wide aluminumfence W,i,lh adjuflt~ble MDF taea p111 •. e s, 'Oilllr(1l~ds can be Qffs~! (oJ joilltlng appliclltiofiS ilInd tlile fence fits, a s~ancl'a~ :2 ~/~~ \1ilClUJIin hesefora clean work <f:1lviroflil1!'lcm, 1'\'11'0 tuljlllstabJe feadw.l'lxlllJxls mO:UI1!:~ directly 0.1] the fence or (<libJcw safer,], gu idlil'work For COlllvell ieJ1lt bit li'mlg]lt adjllslm.elil~. capillJi.mj1. Bosch ~eC(iIlUwelll&. '!.!~,iI:I8, :!mu~er and base will:!! II throl:illl!l.t .. th~·mble i1!l)1j~~!mt'ln:t real,ure.

A dual outlet s.witch wilh ,5' power oor-d. I~rovides, e<1.sy on/off I:o'!JIlc-r aecess wuttu;lIJit h:!lvi~:lg to ri..~lChu !ilde:r ~he !;l1I!b~.e.

TIle new ]3,oocll .. RA 1.~ 31 BCiI1:cht.op RQu~r Table comes ~omp~ele .. vi~h 2 adjlJistrilhic f~iUhcroo.llrds. 3 lillou riling plate insert r1Il;S:S:. l. ;);djllSI:'ib.~e dear guard., ~~ta_n:er pi~ Oll'lc:l gu<llKl. 1 outfeed foo~ ~lims (I/I~" ~hick) aud !lle apP:I'opriOl'lil :mll~er I1IItlunUng rnll.ru:'WIWC:.

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Items s!'lQI<,IIDbe ~ent to, Arne,ricalr1l Router, SOQ9 W. Rio Vista Av.erU,If·, l~mp,a:. fL 336.~~"'5a21

Jesada Router B,its

Rar.ror Tools., Inc, is Ille; ·e;>;c~usi\.'e,(] istlr.ibutor of .~~sudlfl .rQ"u~!.-lr bil5HUd prQdlLCIl>. Sli]~. mancfaceored in O~dlS!'lla,fT .FlorkIJ, new and ku:tg~(~mecus~"()I'ller~ \'liiH be glad t"O see the J(l:s;Uin bm:l1d b1i:ck In. the m~W1S. Cus~om~rs WI'Il' cOl')limH~ to beimpr~~c{] with the comffi.utfLlCltt. 00 high quaHt,Y 1X':r:r'():r~mllliCc lil:a,tmmi1:: Jesada's tr~.dcll~!1['k wMtc color,

ru .... rrer .fInish and Ilimde in the USA label it standmxl since tlle 1990ls.

These c1.!l~ill.g !oot~pirClvide e::'!.~ptlom!lly f,mf)oth cuts,

redU:l~ ~L:lU['OlJl :In,d pm ... klJ~ 1;,tlW :lih:rJ.''JJ' ~'iI!r-bide ~V:hj~e !<tJi.1 i bei~g bat:kcd up by the ~nmm~aC'Ll:lrcr.s. ~:i fet! mill:Wllrmnty.

Wilh~1'l the l"l!g.es ol'~~,,;ro'L 'fools's. new 36 P'l~e cata~Qlg ),m.1wm

r. ndl ov~r~,m:m prQcI~cts ~ nc.hld un.g mlJile:t bus, soHdl s:p'i raJ, b.lt~, band saw blades, ~)~ <lne. and joiflte, k.ni ves, eire ull Jrsnw blades, tlOse!tte cuners ;];~d more.

With a d]\1o' ~[lcl~i!l.g number ol'US rimae ~'(lUite, bits i'lv;lii;alb~e, Razor Tools provides 9l:limher. Amerjc(l~~ mooc:loption ~() weodwcrkers e'lole~'Y'whe're.

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LASERX,2

Two Beam S,aw

Skit Ptlwel: lIm.ls lnt'l'oduiCf'S the~ale.M. elreulae S:~W·!Q I'hc maa'"kel. Wiih lnereased fClll~:I'cl> illlc~.uding Ilh(; LASERX.llwo·:Lm!lnl ~lt~r sy~~em. UscTswl ~ I Olppreciaw th~ ~W{l-b<;:<lflIl' l<!~er ~.y$il>em QII!!;he necw 57:5 S d~lI!.I4!; ~<lWT as it he'II~~ detenni DC the Cliit I il'llefcu .0C('"Uf2l.tC ,cIIIU:i:ng ev;ery time- TheLASERX2 ~j!'s[oi:m on. this new SKlLSAW i(Jjel1tWii~~ for ln~ ~~re'lu,.c~~y ""'h;l~'B'(!l1!ioli! ,of[ille 'lfl;lI~'ri~1 \ ... m. be ruflll)Ved. taking lim guesswork oUl tilt ciJlH.ung, Whwle the oid ft~ilflge ".nteiLlSu.elwire. C!Ul OI1;OC~ ~Li~~ ilIiPplh'ls. ~he 'l.~W ~y~!.ell1 he;ll~s ItIdl!lce I heJl()ss~bm ty oian i ~npetfect C LIt The uvo beams provide jheperfect guidance sy~lel11 for lII~y rnovitt. or ~XP!li:1fI.IIl~i~1g this ~I!.w.

The: !Jamp. mOlorrml:ke,<;; it one of !:he most pgW"e:rf~uI 50lW~ Olll~he nmrket and provides the necessary stTe'nglh for cross c'l.!Uifl.g and rippung in all 'I¥tJOti Iypes,. The 7 IU' b,l!l:d.e provirlk:s lb~ clIIHin!?, cH[)ncityrteoo\isllfY for moSt c:uU;h]g ~~rojiX'tK.

]nadditiOiIl i"O ihe cu.uing rnech~'lisms provided 011 Ih:is reol Wi~~l lhe LASERX2 sYSle'lrH. Ihe mew 5755 elreuiar sfliw:-llso bosses maoy other feaHlimS. Tille arntl:'~Ill~g ~oweJr ~lIaro. a '~l'Qf~~ionf!l~gmder"C'awre. reduces hang -(I Ps

li1I th(:i!i}fI~.e:ri:a~s. when iIllflk.~i1Ig nl~rrow CiliL-offu. The spi.ndlle ruck easuees bl H:de: c:h[~.nlgle~tn'e ~ Ine~:re, whlle ihli: \~fi·ell.<::ll 5lorage on tile S{lW provides oonvm~ n(lll ~ aeeessibili ~y_ fA re"",..,dCiplh .uJji!il!l!tm~m nelp.~ the user q~ickly ideni[ ~fy fl'le lcl.cplill of.i:mlt, amI th.c S:r[t1ly lock Oil ~11i: u'i&gcr pml1ml,~S aeeiderual slflr1tS. The c·r.gono!lIli.c: Grinl R iglH T),Il guide hand ~e !ll'{Hl'i:de$cr~onQmh.)

C{)mrO~l, whi le lhcsoft g~'ip iJrnthc lOW uld IHundh:: ol:'f"e'rsfiddt\!:!I CQIiI·tm~. ~

The 2.5HPlm)\or p~O'v·ud:es !;mol!lgh Imwerrrol: li1~osl app'~kat loas <lI1,et ~ I~ Ilil~ I beari I~g COIiI~I:ruCt10Ul CIIIS.UI'e.i; 3. klTlg Iii f(l_ The ~OO~ COH'IJ;S winh .~ ,;!nying COl~'. I S·~oojh carb1 de M.tHJc !Iliid wrench. TI~e mRtltlfactlllre:r"s slllgg~slC;'idl price ls $79.99" [twill be OIvfliillble m heme 1 mprn\'ciil1le1ilt. eeneers [Ifill irm"I]'die;.

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I am tl self~fJ.n/e$~(Jd U'edg,~ ff$l~~ tllul ab!lo,s tuaire s,rl'~ I ita'M! II: wu·ie.t, with 11l}' tfJols ami i", u~y WO'l':kshop. lfi:j,d tlu!yarrt ~rer, deap' to n~ak(j. f,w/' of/'Cl,1>ls and ca'n ,tu,lie tlte pJa€:'I1 of cla,mp'S if u'S~d witll cm'ift. E~/er-y nQUt and .t/~,f!1,r fl~:ey c'an sUp ap.art 1>0 llu:tre 'filum fo ''lI(lKbUl thel.~f with a s:pli~~e. I did Else bi~Cltil,s atfir:sl b~tt 1 tI1i1~k tlw splillt! is IUIU:!i b,ett(fF~

BlENCH HOLIDINIG IDEVIICE

·t1ri~ i3 a: si1:t~1}ifJ hQldu,~g d'e~lc(;l WI1JC~i WflSp'(J:"i/}~f!tl on ~o ,rlU~'

!J.~l ,{t1~ ei($erly ,craftsnutn ~pho tztlYIIE,(l,'jud.if JIrQU,~' lij~ flit/uJ7'. In oi1,eE'tltlo~, t1~ew"od' U} be held is sl'£di!'l, from tb€ rigJ~t'liit:l~,ero it metis/he fitrllt(Jst'jaw!t arul pus/~eJ ,~'hen,r ni'1lu'I:'fhi!i ,f;nn&es lI~e rear jalll£ to elo.\1!t rip tt1,~d grip' tile, 1>i\I'O:rt h1CCl~'rrJily. 1j }IOI1~j!',(} stuck wf:lh4'I~t ,(i llf<f(? it's ~I',o:rt~$ 1~8h.I.g~ a1r,d yOIf~ ,caIJ'k:a€T,Jtlle tl~O jaWi!i iF! )lQlW kilbt(.g!'O, (t~:mJ:rg(Jrlci,es. It~s ,lttl'sy to I,llake alta ~1~:rJlrddb'e lJfJi Ofti' oJ Juu'llw,(}oa fiJI' SJ;f'eJll,gf1l alld: dUfflh.ility.

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We [look mrw,illlidtJo :I1Bal~ilngfrrD:m aIIII' readers, ,and Ir1Ivi~e everyione to semd us letters ,snds,l!JllesthlJlns rangiil'1l1 "r,o:m: clomm:ems, about, our m:_=_ilne co:nte:nt to 1:e;nEu',al woodworkiin,greI1m,ed 't,opiics

,Om 'The lEdge,

I'm pl:ll.ol1i.ng 10 bulle! ~;mA:! booik~h~lve~ fiInt:! wouI(rJ, Iii k.e 10 U~ oak. Ill) ,m in wVlh IllY am iquerum ill!!J:'fC.

RUlher ~h<ln use w(~id wooo, lh~ol[lgh{):Ul

I '\VIIS bopi rig to i.uilhz~ as xnuch MDIF 11$ poss1ible. ,[m y<1uhavc UiilIY ti~ ,fur th.1! q!,;lic!.kesl and sim]Jll:esl w~y (If ach ic\ri1'lg a gr~:at. wood {;lff'e~l 3:1. 01 f~dction 0':1' the CO~lf

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BOlli oj i~W~'f' ()jJ,rhml' m~iM be joined 1'el)1 eGsUy wif11 G biNCil-it joiltrer and same' .\·ujulM'I!·:ri:;:J.~d bi~\Y}!liljj. '1"hf/ best (1$ll~'Ct of wrinil,' tills rrwduxl is Iflal is erMy ,W l~rp rile tap i!dg~ QJ tht UPI)il.!,g j1'jw/i ~~'jlll .rI~!l vMrd. Also. the If!UClh elm ~ al.JjU.:ft~'(J inlhlr ~l'!aJl" R.r:IIU ~topp'efl grcx~ I'l".::r illm tfl'l! shd~'l·S.

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[ was recell1lly in!l a ~in~.i~lIIr poo~iljoa~ Il~ JiillOlhCl' reader wh.o was hrlvil'l!l, problems

w':ilrn r(mJ~iI~g" IiIarl boughlll DeWo.lt router and Illad no .idell whm do, with. ul" eve>)'

I,km~ ] s,wiu:;ltoo ]t tim ]t (~l1Iifa.ed me. Oil 'reading about ~m~le roincr courses I booked 1:1.1yse! f gf!!ne 1ilegi'nl1ern ,COUI-SC lilt <I :~QC;:i1 woodwQ.rkiL'l.!1'; \!'(lni;le, 1 was So h~ppy wi~h Ih~ ecorse I ilnID!.~iiltelJ' bOQ,kctl ~mysel:r 11]11.OIWO f~IIIQ\\I'-up COl;lt'$U.

The .i.I'J;S,~n1liC~~lr IOQk me through eve ry a5(1oe(lt 'OfUOllltillg. H~ was. ;:]:n ~1!i~nt il:! 'Jili,s nc~,d. p'lI,ielll. flln ,mt! II ''''It;mlth or~.flli(llwled:!l,t:. Eve~J'le~here was V\ery~dlJdil!nd~wspit<ll:ile. makl ng~~e welllXliLl1e, wi 11.1 iO(8 or ~dvice on 'WOodwori;::i.ng eqllip:IlI.£:lI1l pl:u!.> fr'~ 11inclI~s and lots of coffee.

~ h('l\l'~IlQ"'V com[l~~ted ~U the CQWll'l!~!Ii.,g()~ my three eenifieatss, one bro~dbmmt one oak ooff:oo~3bl.c: :lnd on.c p.inc wall cupbmml. :111 made Of! the COLl rses I would recon:nnC'Jld lhll.~ :~II!)'!Ilc\VCCI!fn~r. OlIlboll!~ '~Q p:uIreha.'1c !1

rou h!t, ~llOtlld atlcnde(l n reuter COl!lt~ ;]~, i [ wm aJsohclp yo'U 10 dccl'Cil:e which muter' you \V,ant,

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Tl!('f'(;! 9 rUJII,ilig fU,e (m hl:ftl',tjC'lilmai t:'(mrs,!! /)J" jJ~Okil'8 you reoine nIOI' ytrJ.i "n'! rwt dw mil).' mre m l~V'JN!riel,lcf problemx .. 1'11(' N(wif<"1.! cmdd (10 !!!'Or.1i't' Ihflr.g~: f~/(m /:mW!tll~ l'ft,~!fl'.~C. sa m /ilmi:li{loI"i::.~ Jow",orl'lf Willi/IN! l't'r,mtiWc\' ~f Ihi:~ INJw(1.'r lOat by •• ,rained i~1dMdjl[/J is (' great Mc:O. And Iww abOilr som.~ pktul"es ofwtwt JUJIJ 'ila(Jk~ while J'Oli wel"1' IhI!H!?

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LeU~r'S ('tICei".e-cl m.m:y 'be ed'i~ed mad t"eplin~ed.

Mail Us "tolilrCommenlts: l.i8JlI~Ul.iing Pl!WkllItJOI1S. U..c do AUll:lel'kmlL~(mler Camare nts ::5009' W. R[~ Vi$t3 A'!.renu~ 11~;liIl[lll. fit 13634-532:1

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American Romer guides you to tile' ".tlldtiple, .. bas" router kit tllat is ,right/o'I'" "OU

Il h,~s ,i.tIW1~~"', ~I~ r! .hard dL?-CiSi.OIl lo cI!Qor.L: whu:h lyp.: of router 10 buy,

I,'cd rose or plul,g.e base, ow 'tile clloiDe is not so troublesome" as you

can gt:1 a ' it thM illClmli!s both I'mS4:S. and

in, some cases more, Thew kil are all good vliJIluL::: for n.lOllle:y and most l1Hmu, aeturers

wi 11 u lsn be ~bl~ Oil PIrO\i ~d:e 3. widllmll,ge of aeecssertesie comp.lc~:i'lellt their 'lorus, This

.is not a lel'il of l'hCKC' I.OCll ~ but a roundllp

uf Lhl: enes Liull We ~IlU~t '~1)81 YOII 1,001-1

al i YOII liN ill Ihe ma.4'kCl ror <l mlillti-base rnlU'er kilo We lial'e 1i~~t1idl a, seleetiea of 'I he mUIJ'r's IIpet:ificariolls n:nd price I.hal wm !l.1i11II ~'()iL1 W,iLIiI ill Uilimiltiofl to 1l11,rrQ'''' dowllI you option • and ilelp II'mk.c' yOlll' pll1'Cil.asillg decisien.

Bn ell's precl ion eemering desi£1l makes

it ~H.sy to kel!p the bit. an the cudine when IiIs.l,lilg ,1 igs, leunplnw, do"~tu:tlI r. xtures .• and si!lI1ilarguidlllloe devices on. the':ir 2.25hp Colllbill .. tlon PI!U1'l.F and P]xed Base Romer Pnc:k (161.1EVSPK.).. A ~ofl~,~IL"I:rl feature reduces 1art.-up terqnc Oil too 2.2:5.hp, 12mnp motor 1(8,OOO-25JIO!lrpm) and 'the variable speed dis.! aHows I.he opc.r,rtor ~o match 'peed ~tl work piece !lnd task, CClllismnl-RcliponseThI Circuitry malntalns constant s.pe:ecl under llo!l,dancl provlde everlcad protection. For rll~l <IlldprcciMl bitdepth adjustment there

is a mlcro-flne bi~: depln rucljusi.ltlem system 011 both ~;ms~. Booch'~ \lI'ide base open ins rund 2" sub base OjX:1i il~g." accept hl~er

bits mid pl,'ovidc better visibUilY. Threaded hQles for 111lml1tillg to .t:I mtllcr !.able arc positiol1cod. in B.o$'C'II·~ fOui-hole panern nd

a common Ihre\l~hah~ PII1le,l1l. A tool-free l~mph'u'e guide adapter system allow' (or fa t ,111d e.)! te mplate guide changes, Bo.ell's

16 nEVSPK includes: 1/4" and 112." collet

SPECI~ICAD;OllS

chucks. 16rm'll ~h<lfl; wrench, 24mm Con~t Nut w,(ln.ch. tool-free !emp,tal:c' guide luI3PCSm:. pl.ung'C lind fixed ba ., pllmg,e i~lld fix base cap sni,elds, and a crur)i'i Il.g ca. e.

Motor: :120 V sc with Soft s.tart snd GonSlant-Respoj)se 1M

AmpsJHP; 12amp /2.25t1lP

Speed Range: 8,000 - 25,OOQrpm Collet S~el5): 1/ tIM and 1/2" Bases: Fixed andllPhJln~e

W€light: :IJ3·.5Ihs

D'E WALT DW61BPK ROUTER COMBO KIT

DeWtllt 'sthrough-the-eohnnn dust OOIl.cCILOfi sy 'tC'1I1 collects 95 percent of the du.sl <I1l'd cOlwbined \\lj.lh the dear LE.XAN sub b~· pmvidt\~ excelle m bit vilsibHitj'

Oll the i r BVSR xw:~1 Ba:;cfPll]n.gcRfliLliJL"lr' Co.lll00 Kit (DW6U"PK). An ooju!;ttlbk lool~F~oo SJte-e.ilnotOl" cam lock makes base Ob.fillg(~~ quick. amI. solid locking. A sub 00 e cancclltl'ici'" g.llSC is included :lml ensures be:>1-ln-dlis. accuracy, Quick:-rele;lsc motor latches allow for last and -easy motor pack removal for bit. md baseehanges am! a

Ilpi ndle lock perrniti'i one wrench bit ehanges, lI)eWah'~ nt1:i lOp design ;d.so makes bit and d.eplh changes ~ilsy. Too p~ U!!ig'e, b<!l:s~ ba~ !Ill ea.s)l'·~(}-lI'each plunge le'\!'·erf~wDtch and the t!\I'e·p~ilkm. I'ldjillstuhle turret SlOp assh IS

.i n slepped O.rruPOIUINd pi 1!Ll1g:e cuts, M lcrofine depth adjlJstrnclll 011 m"" pl.u'Ilge ba e 0:f5l12' 'per turn makes for precise rc:ml.il'lg 0.11 veneer ana in lays. Precision maehiued bras bushing and case-hardened teel gl.lide rods make the pl u Ilge strose even, smoother,

I)~W21.ICs DW{iI·PK~. powered by a. 2.25hp (max)12ilmp elet:tmlllic variable speed 'l!Dlotor with fy'H '£®d,ouck control For OOllSlmll'lt speed llillde'r load from 8,000 [0 24,OOOrprn,

tart-up tQ'rque IS nmn-oUed with a. soft-start femure. Included w.itlil :De:Wru l'S OW6 I srK; detachable co:rdset. guide bushing bass plate, templme guide; set, guide, bllshmg smgJe Dbase p]alG. 1.3!!'ge hole ··il'lgle D~ba.<;e plate, 3Js," COIlCL, unlver'al ed.ge gUid.e with dust collection"

SPECIEICAIIONSI

Motor: 12Q V AC 'wiUl Soft Star·t and IFeedbae>1< ContrOl

ArnpsjHP: l:2amp I .2. 25hp

Speed Range: 8,000 - 24,OOOrpm Colliet Slze(s.}; 1/4" and 1/2" Bases: EVS Flxedl and Plunge Weight: IO.llb$;

Ilss.ue 1., Sept,ernber/O<:l.ober 2000 19

The ,Jhpl9.5llinJp motor of Cro'(lm, II'.

Phlll'lgC ii:,oulcr K i[ (11 33.3) ]Jl'ovid~ enfillgh po\"'cr tor :nn~1 ool1lling, IIpp.Ltcalio~. Us

,phu IlIge Ilclimli~, ideal for accurate ~ulirti o£

of j Ilrterlillil surface cul~. '~~h.md leucdng.

11\ rl is ins. lind 11111111)' work, The 100 [X!'liCero't unll boea'lillg construerlon itel:lPs prolan,g 1001,

I [fe. A eli ill mildl ~awrllU!..!, shiclh:lp:r 't,ecI5 dt ol-'Cmlt1f rrom debris.. ]II inte~il";;11 phmge loc-k trigger lock al rn ~fesired, depth and u spindle Jock makes bill changeseasy. Included wi'll! Crafrsman "s PlllIrlpe ROll~er K i~ 17533: wrench.

SPEClflCADONS

Motor: 1:20V AC t!mpcs/H'P: 91.5i111mp I 2hp Speed: 25,OOOrpm Collet S[~e(s); 1/2~ Bases: F'lXed :and Plunge Weight Bibs

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, PORTE,R 'CABLE 694VK ROUTER (IT P'RICE $,190

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The :1.l!liO-ru lell e collel ~ptem on Port Cable's Vart;lbl~ Sp~ Router Kit (694VK) enoL'! .. frozen" bits end its under mole SlU]? :prMeouts iluc anllto:r fro:mmrid'v.eneru'ly

1'00tmi rig eu i of lbe base, Au 11 ;tmp llllit)tor

( If)J 00 :!7.5nOllnlIl) WfUl ~On-S'larl p,mvidcs 'til I) \Il!.':r. TIl· k it is made of.:.l sci ad. tlue-Least :lTItllpreci~ion·machilted meter lIotl,~ill'> ~lIIJd 'i;m8cs fnr OOi[er ;IL'CUr:,U;y ,nul IlIlr;lbilily. Port Cable's l\!}4VK 'V; hriilbl~ Speed Rovner Kit includes: lxed base, plunge base II •• ilnd 111''' COneL, c(l~let wrenches, clll'1iYimg case,

an d UPCi:'~UI ii'& ill i~ nual,

SPECIIFIC'ADQNS,

Matar;, 120'11 AC with soft start Amps/IHP: Uamp /2.26hp

Speed Range: 10.000 - 27,500rpm Colret Sil.e(s): 1/4 ~ :illnd 1/2~ Bases: Fixed and Plul'lIge

W~,ght: 18,81013

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sxu 1825 2-IN-1 ROUTER CO'MBO KilT PRI'CrE 5100

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Skil's '2-in-I' RQLl;t:e:r combo Kili,1825) is PO,WCI'ftO by II 2.~hp motor (8,O[x)

m 25.000rpm, \,,'hiclri alh)\Ys, for ca:-;y udj,u~jtmC-llIl (If hi ~ speed for hflro 4llind &On :Ul,tleri;J~5. The kil's fi;.;~ and ph.mge bases ar-e 11l'terchlID,geable II tJlownns (or milxi mu m c"~r:s,inilit)'. Pr~d~e CI,D'tI; can be liumdled with the nticro-fitru! dlep'[h mdjm;;I'Inent 'c'!lI:aFe.

A muLli.'!oass tli.lick w:lj!lsllllen~ aUm s the 01>Cl1IlfW 10 l~lIve ill I'eas~d 8CCUlr3CY Ina!. log fur a beuer li'l1i~h. Oil changes lire: m de

C!iiliy with a coiliel ~l)Ck and the kil has IQ percent han bearing eonstruetien fm added dl:.l~ab]1 illy. illillcluclted: fi ed OO'lOC, p1111 ngc base, and carryrll,ll; case.

SPECIEICADONS,

Motor:, 120 Ii At

,Amp$/HP,: Ug,rnp ! ,2.25hp

Speed Range: 8,000 - 25,.OOOrpnl cortL'l ~ SfiZeiS): 1/4 - ami 1/2~ Bases: fixed and PlluBge

Weight: 15.;:J..ltIS

Tile quick-release cliamps QIl' fa tmall's PmifcssiQnill Vllriaole Speed Router Kit (1,617-12) allow r or (a.M. ~Q(lJ..freelriln~ferl!)f l~le motor fi10lnl base tcbase The fj-)o;edlhlflSe fe.~I.ure.~ III1 lero-f nercourse depUit adjlJlslm~ln (whicn. Cilll 00 adjusted from ab{n"e Ihe 'Iable) and s, 3_" 00 e op~.nin'. The plunge base fe13tul'C-" mtero-fl neltu rret depth ,ldj1l81111umis nnd ~ :i'm(mthp~ll.ng;e.1LC ti'L'lIll.Bo~:ltt ~2le.~ feature ~eft or right, s\\.i'tch posu I iorns am!l

chip deflector hie!d. Sub bases are clear

for added visibility.. mftsm.ul'syariable speed rGatllJlU allows 'I he opemlur to adjl!lsl th.espeed. 1:0 1'01.11e, bht and tllsk anel dccuoil ie

fecdilJi!lCik cil"{:uil:l)' maintains 'oom;tmn speed IlIl11cf~r load. St'lrt-UP torque is reducedwith <l of1·~taJit fealUllc on the l2:.llnpf2.2:5.np mCHor. eOln~,malll's[ll"O'ressiona~ Kh 11] 61'1- ] :2

i ildilid(!~; 114'" and 112" self-l\cleasillg cellcts, ,chip hields, dl'o:p.ror<~cd wrenches, overtable adju~l:rnen t wfel1.cll, and II. l'Ul{,gcd carry ing ease.

SPECIFICATIONS,

Motor: 120 V AC wit.h Soft Start an.d IE~ectiflJ:nic Feedback Ccmtrol Amps/liP: 12arnp I 2.25hp

Speed Range: variaole 5JJe~d

Coillet Size(s): 1/4 ~ and 1/2~ Bases: f;ixed and Plunge

We 19Jnt: 8..11 bs

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PORT:ER CABLE B94PK ROUTER KIT PRICE 5270

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Tile handle ('I:n 'the GripVl1cn, ~g94PK) ,1110\\18 rOT single hand grippillg. !,illlll g;riPI>iltg fil'ld Ih[ough-th~ .. top £III I. colleGliol'l. 1l1adt! i tlon, its motor tra fI$i,LiOI1,~ quiddy Ix'IM'eell the GripVac"'" base, the pluI1JJ,~ b:l'!.s.e lind tnluiti.'O'nal S:P'~ro ~ bases, A ~ 2;l!mp motor with. fi:lU-time eleetroule :feedhack (10.0 0

~o _' .OOOrpm) and ofi-.sUtiitlloovides tile power. Release of the motor, adjuslllllell1 or rhe Ibi ~ and cI.3rn.pi'n,g lh~ molIl:t from ablJ.¥c thL;: mUlel: table l:Hlccomplisl1ed WLth 3 31 ~6" he s eke!: {not i m;; laded (if a sep.a:rfiie tab!!!

l:1£iglin atijl,lsi.[[!l.:'l1t ki'! 1175)01)- macro-

heig.ht lever hAndle::; coarse :UIj.III)'um~ IIIL~ liIuu:l nml·le~s meter release. Fine depl h seu iflgs to

I H 28'" C,f!1 be :ldjlJ'S'~ed by !.!siflg line Ilh ieread'iu inllml knob. Tine pl~mge base 'fea'I'lJU'$ a !htlmb~~mllIlS'IQI) Ui rret, bra! _ but Ii inJlfj., finger adjuslahle mkro-depth stop, alid I.h~ough the b,f!}lr;' dlll~l eolleeuon, Standard ,cqll~pl'n,;:m 011 !?oriel' Cable's 'Gri'pVacT'II ki~

im::llItkls: GripVa{;'fM bnse. phmgc: bwc. 1/4" and 1t2'·colr~b. 'mlil£l wrend, GriJ)Vacrn handle, two C<trryill" cases 1.;U~d' opemling nmIIlU;I:I.

SPEC I EICA1IONS

Mot'O:r; 120 V AG wi~h Soft Start and fuli-time IE~ectronic Feedback Control' Amps/H~ ~ 12amp I 2. 25h p

Sp-eed Range: 100,000 to 23.DOOrpiTI Colle-l Size(sl: :1(4~ and 1/2"

Bases: Grip, Vac Fixed. 'Plu!1ge.

and SpkClI

We~~ht: 22 . .251 bs

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HIITACHI I(M12V'C ROUTER KIT P'RIICE $,170

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The 2.2 5hpl J I !Imp Illotor flf Iii hs k II has eJeeltOnle speed c:olllrol ~g help it maintain constent rpm even as IOlld varies, ' I W(N;~~ 1!I10tor' release dmnp allnws for quick snd aeeurare depthadju ~lllleln~ nnd base cil!lnges. The pl.tlnge base has a 'rioo depl'h adju Lment c:apabilit for precise depth c!.llluol. Hi'lachi's Var]sble Speed F'i.;Ilcd _-lull~e Base ROluer

Kil' KM.12VC includes: U4" and 1/2"' colle~ chucks. seven tC1l1ii pl:fJiCe giilh1£s.. lock .iiiUI .• tClllerill1g gauge, ~ 6nun l>vrcl.1dn., 23rnm

\'II'ren(:b, .l(hll!1l wrench. 4mm H 'bar

Wi'CIDclh. sub base (b). b:lIllHex Socket HD bo:1:I M5');.I'~. ,Sind ca:rryillg case,

SPECIEICATIONS.

Motor: 1.20V tiC with E lectronlc Spoeed Conrtro~

Am,psjlHP: Harllp /2 .25hp Speed Range: ,8,000 • 24.0000rpm Collet Si~e($): 1/4 ft and 1/2~ Ba·s~5: FI;.;edi alnd IPI.Uflge

WefgJ'it: 2.2.8Ib$

ROUND,UP

RIGID' R2:9'3,O R.OUTER 'C'OMB,O'

Il:.igid 's R2:9~O rQu,~gr CI),liI1;)o· JL'l1liruure~ s

fuxcd ilindpl,u ng~IMI~&s ITihl'ltl(', of :I?fil'mi um masnciiiLlnl (lnd pJl'Co!,;h;icmrni ~~ed Shiufts· for high ~.~relllg~h:JJ!ld e:l;a.ctl'it PQ\\!er ~spJ)o'!l'ided b~1'a :.! • .25hp (pellk) IrnW!L'Or ( HliOOO to 23.000 IJm) cOllilpl¢~c. with OOn-JSIM and ~LeeEro'IIlIc varluo!e speed wli lh feecltmckt1J nelp Jnaimail] s[P&"ii II nder ~Oi3(t Mil:: rC,l.d~~lh ;i.dj ustme nl wiUI [hru·HJibic capabi I ulji gi.ve'S a!J:d~aJ

preel sion ~IU.l i:OIwetliencc. High \l'isiliJ.i~i'ty ~a~illl1:lllow for ~cui!,~ an aceurate de~)tlt!

(If eut 31ild nQ·mar pads pr~vcnt:acc:idcrml~ mmring of delkmh: Sl.lrrfLCC~~" lncluded with Rigid's HIllOlV, DUlY Eo VS RO!l!ter Combo:

fi ~~d I)~e. pl~Jrlg~ base, IWp wrem;:hC'S. C~~'1I,(i.1fi ng tool and pill1, 'r~I'mndie W~TI~Iii"

114" aliI" ~ rr coJlel ~~~LTlbh~, rWOi,il;lCl;lliIm 8machn~~i1lls,~ma'vytl:liny CClIl:L'r!li! .. ':U)f bag !lind op.e:rm,iJr·~~m.u~~m! .

IPRil'CE '$140

5P(-CIFICATIONS

Motor: 1.20 V AC wltl1 Soft Star r an.d Feeaback COn'tuo~

Amp.s/H,IfI: :t2amp 1 2.25hp

Speed Range: 10,000 to 23,OODrpm Colle-l SUze(s): lJ4~a!1ld1l2~

[Bases: Fix.ed ami Plt!n~

Wei~I't: Nj A

,MAK.ITA ,Rf'11 011 K.r2 ROUT:ER K.T P'RI'CE' 520.0

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The .R'f~ J [I I rll'l,Ill'r k il frt)l1~ M 11k iw comes wi!h 1m ~Ill.lmp.. 2.'2S.hp Uilt1tOf ,c[lpa,b.le t:!:r 8:.000 Ito 24-,OOOrp~n =besidest he ~OnS~'Ui fei:lu~ re, you ~1111 ;Id j!lS~ the SiP~ accordh1g ~[) lhe l1iIiiffieri:l:1. bei rng cuI by us,lnlg tine

van fLbte speed eentrel ditd. r:::lectrofillc speed C'ml[n~ 1 c i rcu 11 ty I1'lOfil ~OI'S .md III 8:1'fllm im rpm tinder ~ood_ F{c,[ easy hand HIt!l. [he mtl~o:,

is C Ulcase(] ~n a, s h:nder, bUl I"'Llgg~t1. 3-114" diOlm~~cl' UIIJHni!ll.!!'!l IU.l!!:!hlng. A durable nOli ~olP Ji)~igu [I~myidru. .... [Ubi~ it}! when )11m. !l!eed

lo r'h~LI!~~ hits, Makil~~ '5 RF I U:I:I, m;m.l~ \V ~lh I \l!'('! bt~. ttlr.x.ed base ~~Il 3. plllln~c OOI~. lhe fixed base featlires ,an industrial C .. amr,ockOlind .<1: ~Ilrge cali'bra:ted delJ~h CQT'llnll !"in,1[ for ea .. y depth lIcl~11J5lIll)OOl.111('l p~u ng~ bO.$e hasan ,~m;y~l:eHlse h.m: depth fl:djustmcnl wi~h [iu'ee depth SJtflpi'lrQ\l· consis~ncy :lll,d atlolllv~lIl.i~l]l~ iy .h)[".1I!~8c1lI'11il.L'lg~ .~ock. ~,e\lC[;~[ :i£,c3p.ab~e of I) nUIX imum depih Oir 2: :~ 9/3:2:". Nkkcl.lPl:ulcd pilunge poles ~)revent ,oorrosion ,aod a. ro:vItoll';lble pl'lN1~C ~lhil~ld p:1'fJtm::lll thlil

o~taU:::lr fmm :;Li'ri:JortuJ dehris. iBr1111 bases accept i n(Ju:t>try ~.m~dartl~c1:l,p~alc gu kk~~" The RfliiO I ~nd!J)de-5: plUll1loge base a!SCTllliJ:~j" ~r<l" collect. ~ fr collect, c'lear sub-base cr IH;!'r,~~. ItWO wrenc'1fI 2'1. wrench g, ~exwmli'lch 4, land a plaseic tool C11Se. trt

SPECIFICATIONS

Motor; 11.20V ItC wIth Soft Sl:ar'l gl1(! IEilec:trQnie Speed Comrol

,Am!)s/HP; 11amp f::L25hp

Speed Range: S ,000 - 24.000rpm with soft: start Dolillet S:iz.e,(s): 1/4P <lind :1/2-

Bases: IHxed :and PI U~'II.ri!~

\lVeight 211bs.

Josh Brower looks at pltsllilfg YOl"'" bandsaw to its fulltl&t pote'ntial

L0~,' 1iI,1ilil~ h,o\\' ~o 1J,~e ,Y,OIllr oom,! saw c~n be the sil'lgle best lh ~!1g!l to

aid in ~\Jtlr \'I!()odwmli.n,S. Tl1e bii!nd~illo)l' c,m acCQrnl)~ istl rna!]!!,

~~~s io )i'l"u~uhQP by u~ililtl. 3\1'ari~l)' ofjiigs.

H.e.re is tI shun ],is~. of ililngs. you C~lI!1 use y~U[ oofldsll.w for.:

] l CUlling out tum il'lg blocb from. ::;o! id board~ Of logs

2) Creal ing 3d models :lind cabrlQlc kg!! by cuning 011 1; .tdj~nl faces

:0 Ri.ppi H1g!Cr{lS.~liIui Ill!:]: Jrou!!!rn, all.d. n"rbt·OO:

Sltc;cl!: Imfe~y

4.) CU;i. ml)' size elrele (wIth a ,~hol' blilihjrig}

5) Prcjtlj,lldlll.t: OOI\\lOdllooIDds: ~Q S~.¥C en joil'llJlii b~ooe~

6) OUllt~ ng I;lul (:ur~ ({If ~cgs.

7) Illes:lwillig for IllIllill,ll<J:t ioas, savi.ng. wood, rind. crealing your own lUlinb!:r

IMaximlll!lmr Usage

'{(Jur ba IildsflW can nm 0J1~j1 hel~) ym1 s<I.V\e w!lu.sbJ:e \1O'00iJ. or create yOUJi' dinM:,~s~:f)ned finished. hillnber, but can ti:a\iC: you ::11. ~;Q!t

of: morneJ< by jllll1!'rng yol:Iir ure'\.vOCltl or CXPCllSivc VI'OlJd .iuto so~m: gf yOL!~fiIle-Sl ~rojec~ lilllHl.bcr.

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All O'JoI1E1 TaJi{e a secolild look 311~liIefircllli'l)@d pUe Qr dQWneldll~uee' 'rIOt U~e}lilpectedfindlls

A Di:amon,d- 1-;- 'T- 1..6 R··. ~-~Ih _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ II ~I~. GUg)

A rirewO{ld .p'L~e or downed~:ree C1IU be,

d.te sou ree OIf SOme of tHe raosr ul'Il]~l.n'l.~

;mcl ngt! redwood you. will c\I'cr have,

Mmflj' ex.o~ijc ,\'!t(xJd~ can'r. be produced

in Im:ge- e:l1ol!lgh quant~~ie.;; tom .. ke lhem !;;'Om R1il!'rcjaUy ;lvfli.lllb~e .. I,:~owe\ler; !ll::iil of ~ime and [I good cha~ns3w can make .~cmr ~a:t1d~a""" u \IeI)' pmfiL:;;lb lie OIf!Jcl run mach inc.

WOOOUifll.;rs lire [h~ mUllI f rnqlJtlrll usars of 8'OCO!flCtn:r}, wood (wood l1ot;l'Va i~)abUe con:1Jlm;rdIlHy,. :18lhey arlen UUIl theweed g:l;~11 aad \vt:t hum the tree,

Here are some si mple tips ror. hflrv.(:s(ilil~ ·arld using )'Qur (lWI) \\'000: First nnd a

su i~Jlbh~ If)g, limb, er branch Ih:n inICfe~l~ yotl. Loo~ fornrese weeds as I hey me SO.l1'1(J of .f!l)l fO'!vnrl~~, .. Cm:llll)<l, buckJilom, mac, !ilPp~.c., pea[. OlpmiC(ll •. and bo.\~ldor"

Dctcrm inc whm dl~illliel{'])" of ~i(;~e )"O:U ('ill! cut un )lOI,.Ir bands:!w. Ty~)kal l4" bandsaws \lO'lli allow 1'011. ~o (;Ul 6·8~ under the' guide.s when pl1t5l1cd~11 Iht: WQ,Y up. That U1.e;}l1<s :YOI] \'I'm h!)ve liO use Oil chains .. u:1.! to u:i m it he wood

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,Ab O'¥e TJf;I!:o:. great woo.d i$ cerllaJr!t1ybetl:e'it thall1cO{lslgil1Q l,tllO~h(l nrowcodi pU~

Above R3iisl)w Bloclk)s Inov~c][l you a,~:ddll@!'I31 ,elea:ra!'ltie' row 1<'I_rger ble<:ks ·o.f wood

nrM tnJitunder the gu~dt:.s, {]r i~18tal ~ 11 'I'i~. block. Most easHy flvllIHabte 14" saws like Delta, Jet, and CraJI~nm!l will'i.l~Cej:ll a 6" riser block win ich chll[jg,~s ynnr blade l~r1,g,th from 93 W' - 1'05" ami }'lour resm\1 hdglH. to 12~ under tile' gu ides,

Frorn tilc<w ili~ a rn<lUer of de<:.idi.ng if you \'\!3nU 3. [LII:nilng blank or some Ulid:JlC'lsS of

I umber foil' a p.mject. I find It very useful u; lil:lken.frgh spotlSl off of ootved boards before j~iill.ling oJ rip highly IwisOOd sto;e:kbdQIil:l mid] I iOI'l~.1 mach ini liS orr the band saw. as I~C wood l~he1drail'ly$l:able ~gal!lst Ihe ~<lJ~1e fmiT! .~ downwa~"d [t!T;(:e of the bl:l"d(;l,

]t is essential ~:oh9:vt: a Uilllled: luachine arid I~e ,~pvmpriaie blade for Ille CI.!Ui 11&

Bandsaw Blades

• W' blm:les (avg. 14- rpi}-fol' tight carves (OI.lJ .. ~ide .'1~~ I ~m,w Wio,uk1., :51'ilOQti1 eiJ~5'. I htn :'i\'oo(b,

• IIi' - W' :blalJ!;$ (avg, 4- Wtpi )~<l~l purpOStl b1'm:Ie;.~ US1ic:L :fi!!if 90% l1f YOllllr work, .Lli;c t!J'l,i.lcr- ~@~Jl per ]Ililiit fur h"l~Je;.t, OJ!' thid,;cr ~V!;lQd.~. [[}In!:!. rlL11j' bu)! cnlC ~lad.B~t I'hi,~ '~n~!

'" j 'l" - W' l}1acle.l' til \)~ J- 6tpil"'b'e.$l f~L' 'l'Mtfw'ilrng l:rlUld 'Clll",~'or ~~T~1ght I~nl?.s to turn roll.!li11 ~l!lm,~1 3i1'ti,,1 [G;lgs auw usable bQard~ and veneers, Most J 4~ ~a.ws work ~I}t witln.@ lh~ bh~cle with $-4 lpi for ~lIwi['jg;"

" •• ,.Q bit ,of time and a

good chainsaw can make your handsaw a l",ery profitable and' fun machine. ,"

yOIl! have iu mimiL T~ll11Ing IIlp th~ !1Imdllill1:e tokes fL cQuple of m.imn~sand is well worth the effort. Lookat the sidelmr l'or blade gillide] i !les., and ~h~low these 'sil'll!p]~ ~~Dp~. on .~ lllli.ng yotlt mnch.i'Il(l an{il. fi[l;d Ol!lt just how easy his!

Step' ,By Step 'I) Unplug Ihe machine,

2) Take ~he ~eu:l.ion off }IOUir bl<lde t~U )'Q'UI cnnne..'i.. it ~ ~ [¥)'pushinlg on th~ fl31 side of linc blade,

3) Mo,,"e' the gU'Ldes away :rr'IYn1 the Made on the bad ",nd the~~des 11~· far ;J8tlley wi.llgo. Mflke sure YOti do this te the top lind bouom set of £ill ide~!

·4) RQlme the M;Jcic bj' hm~d .~~ yml fl!cljllS~ tlie top wheel tilt !.mob IJ ntil .he 1.~Ull hang off Ihe from ed,ge, of the top wheel

5,) Re-U~051on ),ou,r blade to IllJ1!!!!,MI',u;tUJ'Cf !ipec~, pllJsO'lInl'liIlUl,~ :1 ~2th~ based 0111 intended usa,gl!. A ~ inle less tenskH1 for s;rjl!l~ I blades ,aod Ug;ln curves, n1o(lrte tension ror bard 'VQuCis. lhj,okJ.1T stock, atld mil:dmum recommended tension for feS<lwi Ll!:]:-

Abcrv,eAd,iI.Hii;t, 'Ihe whee~ Url!tii~ the tee~lilhalnd Qff '~hl;lhQnlt edg;r;I

6) S~gll!l'e )'~l;Ir table 1.01 !he blllde by ~~fwi~lg n . .squ.lll:rrc QI1I dill tahle lInd

lihiflg: ~:l 1I111tlii ]l lO!!lcheslheb:]ad~fmlll!l IDp to bQ~,tllR~ •• m d set your SlOpS for 45 ~nd 90 de:gre~5 u nd~r I'he MiM~ UlIp fu:r go 00 ,

7)1 1 lkeroser my 1.0[, guides next, but y{mrcould al so do [he bot~om 11~t. Br1ng !'he renr thrusl be<ldn,g to !Jile back (Jif IUt~ b1.atle firsl, I llke: (0 T,(!:fUYe aooiU .003·' gop \V hI eJit is the [hickl'tC$s of a !iheel of t),pii,n,g Iliitl(cr be~~l,i'eel~ the bad: of the lJl;!die al1d (he fr-<.lnt of the mM beflr~ng, Rota:m ~Ule b.ladle ag:lilll by lumd to make sure tcnsio:ni ng llasifiI'l dmn,g~d ~he :posilion of !.iJle!:eed:! GI'! ~,~ wh~1. Adj"ust .ru;n~~doo 10 brilili] liliI(1l

K1:th orr the edge a£i<li n,

8.) Bril'l,g th.e side guides in next OJlIlidl leave the ~ame ga.pof .ooJ~ on. ~mdh ~td:e of (he blad<:. Foldifl:ll ;]pieoe or paper

A:bOVl! Adjust ~he i~ck. o~ Ule' bl!'lde UI, :lJlin~, 11'Il~,~ 'Uill'1l!1st 1!ll(}an1mg Itaavn'ng ~boWit J003"

AJbQV'ei Hall:ld IrOlla1etlie blad~,to mi'!kes~re i~: doe:S'!il't !:lInd

i!!wund the blnd~a!ld ~"l.Iggili!l:l !IIplhe ~Ilid~s wh.l:l.c th~ papet i~ .s[i~J, :p~lIll work~ wc]L

9) Cleafl (uU ill'l)' dll~il ieflll11 the bonoun of [lIe saw, hSiflid ml:a~~ 'lhL'l blnrne ~o Yl)u: ean see' th.i1t it dOIilSI'I'l L,j nd OIn ,anylhilll.g :l11l.d plug the saw back. In atte,r cIQ!:i~l1ig tn.!; d~Qflj,

]0) 1"um Of! your Sllw <I.:F!di Marl ,cuning! '[)lilOe you."Ye' (]t](nelllil~s nr Ch3rn~(Ici blmi'es 11 fc'~\\' 'Urnes )'IQU'U .hn'!.lle thilS \1>'~wle proeess done 'in tess l:llOlirlfi'\le m~!ll[l~~s.

NowUlI.I~, you h:n,\fc a willed m[chi,f1~ and know willat }'Ot~ can do Mtn your bandsa\/I' '~l is!ime lQ try~:ilwir.lg.

Wlly'Resaw

PcdlapS you, want to make a ml~ of.a ki nd Ixlw:d streteb <l~. fa~ as you "<lin. or y(m nec(~ nd.llpie: bookrn:nchcd p']~ces topush your big p~:ojcct oll,'cr .lae 1.~1iP. There are ~inl,pl,lI too m,al'l}l' rcn~ons why )'OUI need ~o kllOw how [0 :r~SfLW dfeoti"'C<~)'"

h. ~ srowmding to IJ~ rLclc topmduce diffc;c'nl ~hicknes8 ~~f veneers I,hat m,C' easier ~o work whh ill'If! dte o:munerci.!iI ~y Olll'aUilblc It .. t' In:<lllL is. IrlOW ~lm~dlltd in lOe ti:ni,Eed SI::;HI;S, I n Europe thcYl1:>1: I/~i'l YOli Ctl!1"1 btll .~~ I~ Iitill!: more daring with )'Oil f sand i,llg if .>'ou: know you hfl""~' W' ()iF ~hl.cll;n~5. In g.\l' i:htFQUgh 'before YOl'l:lrc om orvenee r; Tht: f1l'ighrcif'liUl@: gmrl is wh;e-I! you mJ seut I h<ll~ one Qir a kind bOllrd :Illlm. ~CHl ,(:'an "[ replnce, .l\V1oiding m[stii~.es takes good prcpflratkm mul a f'il'IJ.\' shuple :f!I.'1;e\"'<;jotk~ for )lour ~aw to ma ke i~ bQlh un eTljQynb~c rilud re~·i~\b:le e;q:teL'ienc~L

Abo'll'rI!'Rieildyl:C, fe5:_ wntn JielltIfJemQilNsi In Ipl:a:o!!

'C"oliur:lu sl Dm

Wbih::llm Ttiond:l;.ruw reTTliSJilns one o.f dt~ s!l!fcst remains 0110 of tlu:, snfesl \~l()odwontin:g tools it still ha .. ~o l~e re~lP~C'~gd. Widl the bl<l(le p!i:s;llI~ng Ihe ',\IC!O~, down i!lltl !.he!:ollbl~

it ili. possl b~a t.o leave the blade. spitlning ~hrnu,gh fllC wood withmn lIifl}' movcflllcl1il Iii'> ~ewQod m 3]1 ••• whid r ~!l'l !'iome~hi q~ yOl!l WiJiJ1J1 ~o n:y witlii Uil It> ortliliY utltm powcorlQol. Many times il,reeis M~lJrn ~~O push ~he wood 1111 !JI(~ W;)!.)' ~hrol.:rsh Ihe bl<lderromlhe rear whit },Ol!lit Ul:umb fo:r prus..'iute. Avoid O.Oil1ll

lh is as slj~ehesLIl the end of your thrumb hlin :mclIC:l1I ~,ead to IJoe lI'Iu<Jncut n l!.!moness m Ile Ii'''!

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Alan Goodselll tries out tbe Riko'n18'~ " bandsaw to see if it is a C,llt above t'ue rest

I· m my Ol)ininn, ene Df!tleJ mo.Sllhsc'fu] ~ool!> i,n Ihe ~h~p'. apOIn fmm <l l"Oumer, is. till;: vc'ntlro,IJ~(l l:mlJ,iJls:z!\\,I, It. i~~ il '~ersM~ le rnachi 11(.'; I hilt c.omp.~.t.Smll!1l:ll

~Imo~~ :!'!H the mher eqt!iJ~HH;:'nt )'O!!l may :haw,rns II. p:rrocilj,iQI~ ~'wgh.i!!lg ol!ll dievvolil_ Tha.t souads ] i il;:cau O,);,yulooo;n ;is the twtl words 1.'Or!ilma let eaeh otber, bUliJ us tme, Whel~ 1:t."I:tlcm liOl;I~i Ilg,I:'o:r e'X '1I'lrlple. it is esseil~i.flJl to be able to CUll. YOLlr W(lit:p'um.~ c]ose, bill! Ilcc~rru;cly eversize to it 's '~lr:1isl~d muk>.di. s.i>'.!l1. This 011 hr'l'inte,s W~""U aliI:! ])~.u:

0,1'1 'the :rol:l~er m1l(1 bi!:., as Wli:~~, as~!l£l!I:r:Ii.rng

a bel~er t'il'lb:h. I~e~wi og Ihk:k ooru;dsi~ ::lnolil1er 1111 'II!1~III~bl,c use fur the bandlOa\)l!. <:lind ihc b,~.gger II li!ulchi rI~ yo!:! have Lh~ heUer. especial Iy if ~lI13~ i:lI gooo [el1;~. Tho~e: mire

j u::\( :l'I COlllple ~'eAmnples of b.ands;lw usage, and tlil100 yOIll own ~t on!.' 11 wiH IDe ~.rn use OOIIIsmnd)l. So. for ri nna.cl~ ~11iC" dlifli~ wi.~~. ~Cl

50 much 'lJse,~t~$ worlhg.euilil,S a ~oo(1 one. ll1li~ MW 18~ 1II'1(xle~ from R~:kml Wa~ bmughl to m.y a:[tern~io.",. 3Itd as: i:~ appean:d ~o have ,aU the qUod lties I WlIS ~,ooki ng Fc!r. I. dec,~clcd l.c uy Ol'l.e out.

Delivery'

Thi~ RUton n1-34S machine is no Hg)llW'eigtlt ;l:nc~ it CGlIle5 deliwre" ~flJ a iaJJ,e arid ~ul.mr~y padl:llli1g ,craie, se make .<iailm 'rh!lJ~ y~1J IJiJ\1'e [L co~pk: of buddies or a I ifli.f'lg de\'!oew meve !h,e crate Ill\()'und when '[he basdsaw Ji:f[lve.~. ~I'I-~~de lhe¢ra~L;l the mach1 [I,e 18 ~lmo:M fuUY!li~semMoo. and o.ii1ly the Ulb]C. feulccfln.d oojl!!s!Jmllil.t wheels need to be :lu;;u;;he[j. a.,gllin 111~ u.~fl4Ll 1.0 hOlvc .'I~s\~la;!lCe :fiOir this. Ua til(l l[3ble ~ s '1:I!::lvy. 'T'b~ .a~sl;\mbly ~roces~ is Mv:iift, aUhotlgh YO!il win ncet'.l to

lint! 3. wrr'l::I~~h to :u[aeh .he 13M~., 1.1l!: Aller! I>:Jcys yotl needsre M.!1?plict]w~lh[he nmm,h im~. Once m;se;l'!~bfed yQU w i~ I beweU ::ldv~s~d m I:liQI~I:he Innchilte w Ute "cor illl dlepooli ilion thM Muirs you best, ilnd when this is, 00'1:11:: you are g()od~to·go sa'~'i!~g.

Tables iand Fences

'Ine tabl.e is a oo~idpiccc of east iron tI1al rne1!i~Il!'eE 2.! "'I.\?ijide 1i!. 19" deer., i!!W i~ is well macnilllcd '~l;l ,[I perfccdy Hat surf3(l~. Th~ tm:MI: siltil on Ihe bat1:c1!s~w 's ~l.Ib!>lllmia~,

Aibo~o ,A, 11I1~lllcl~r ~IM,fc'r locr!is ~hll rip felilce

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A.lbQ,,..Qo MQiO~ 10'1' 'ihl!' adJl,Istm:lI!l1It controls am ~:nllihe 'filar ot~he In1Itlicliilin:e

m]jlls.tilil~~ll d(lV 101::, eaU(;:cill trul'm i:on. wln.loll wi II all o\lj' I he ~<l~le ~o ~Ult J O~ to tile left aUld 4S~ to ~h'e :right~ The <Jdj~M:'neUl~~ ,1~re easl ~y lil\lld:e 'CVUI.1i! (he: lilililil~ llatab IJl3l ope'rows the mcik and p1f1lh:m syS:1:cm,. am,!; the diecSire(] 3fIg1c' b held fi rm ~y 1111 rl,~ wi~h the lock ing ~.e!,1er DI'l !h~ b;)tk of 111!;l ImlJ,~h ilIa. An adjustable. 31~p on, the ~'I"tk:.rsidc {J'f the t3hic enn be adJ!JlSled so II~e I.l:llle will c1!;Sily return lt1' ~j{:U;;lly 90" !o~hL:! 1i:!11~d.e. th~ srop deviOL:: or! Ihe silW C8J1I ~Iso 00 :;;WlJn~ ~UI e:f U:it: W,[;Ij~' 110 :r:Ho~'" IliIeu11b!e's HJi' of I i It to the Idl, iI11e

rip fence is 11 \'!,\ell·made ~lumll'!um device

!,hat ll1{lUlrtS Qn to the :frunl .ah.lmIn.u,il'l :fenc~ mil which feaHIU":s 11 meaSl.]rLf1(g scale. lt

i11<;.Q rldes 011 n re'ar 'lTe-oce mil rOf SUpiJQr1

Abt!<ve iIIiIe tablllits !l1lUrdy and c.8J"1 bo' eas~'11y adJI;I!Ot~d W '!:IlIy a"''lle belWl;!'E!i'11 11Y' left ~nd . ~5-~ right. me SW\P to tM right. sets ~he 'Ia~~e lo90~t-o, U~.e blade

A!b~!fe Q~:a,dl[l~lImlion iiSCill!-sil!Jl"s(!~. 3!lltd '~hc1l'1l :f'B iO!, w~liI,dlcw ~:c' :e;ih,GW Illhe' :sca~fe

'free {J:f the table. TIw ri p nmCCrC~:tllru~, a slJbstamiL'li ~ockins lever enthe froifll.\'\Ihiel.l o~a!~ ~he ,tacking meGh,~ni~!IT:l on the :l"ullnt mit on.d hoMlsUl;1; felD;ce; finnl)!' illl plaee, There is a WI.Dd:O'!'\I i II [he fenee ~llOl11ll'~lin!! vt~~e lhn~ ,~ho",vs YP~ ifs ~iM<!'loe from Ibe

'hI ftL'~e. A nice femwl1e or Ute Il;J1(l1.l il'i :l. re~llw ber I:hl!iit makes th~ spl i[llJ ng Oi,r wide OOaIMS easier, Th i~ ,t::<ln beremoved easl ~y :f'O:.i regular ~~~w]l1Ig~ 'fh"en:- ~re'!llJlOOve--$ i~~h~ '[_;)ble fur

an, Q[lti.urI:l1 m i~)~f fl.-.":1lDe T.h~i wi,~~, IJc w(UJi:I~ geuing.

Setting Up

Sen ii'l(g; up blades on .<1 ball.dsrrw canbe difficult, btll~; ])!lH:O[ll ll~~ des:isned [1~1 ~ medel

TEST

" The rip falRlco' fea1ture's

a subsfs.n'tial I,ocking .Is'ver,,"

Abo¥oO 1'lhC'S3W\S ~hrG'Q I~ ~gll d:OQf:S gl\fQ1

,g;ood acce-s!> t:o~heI1ll1:emlil!5 -

w~ i'h [l.lOllllrr!.:1:ll '10 muke ~l 1lI~ (l1l~;Y 1IL" ~m ... ~i bil~. A bands;}w b] ade, needs 1.0 rim eularge wheels 'with g,Qocl ures and this ban.dsa:w cC'J1~.ul1lly has (hem" Whe-n fini IIlg elf ["4l!lIlmvirn~ 'the blade YOll need ro remove [he rip fCIl-t:e rOOfll, roit and Ihel1lre~c'a.~ the tensien en the D~u(le. 'J':his is eal1My clone and there is a quict release k'VCltr Qirl (h~ fCflr of I'n{/. mm::h i:n:fl!O release th.e blade Ij!'ns ~on :fJ!l;,~~" Opel'l U1C duec 1000'rge cl,{)ol"$., which ,gjw.-; S!il~.}eru access ~o

:;(JU lhe mllch:ilile;'s il1il.em:ll]~" When:! h~p'n;t:~. the blade met:l(J;s [0 be CJ:lrrue.:Uy '!~IIlS;!OIl~~

m~d 1111.s is done w ilh tlte '~<Il"!e bkLdel.Ci1S~~on hrl.lllcl\lIi.1eell 01'1 the IUndel:Nide {yf the 'b~ndS;,jw':s Lo!J;) frallltl1l. Thereis a wilndow ~.n the freon.

l:OP door [hal allows y-o:u ~.o see Ute: seale ,to

TEST

.A!OOVt'l The 91!J~de po:st ~eatu~·~ !01~lb!O'!a ~t!~~ bladi!l b~arJ~~g gii:lide's., 5e!:! 11i1e' l'es.iliW bilfolilth;e {e:nce

se.t I,he Currecl ~:~nsiolli for Uu!: blade you ;lre !.lSl!Il!!. The blade Ihcn .tlced:s ~:o be U1ICI«."<I. and lIg1flill '~bi 51 isea~j' Wil:ll thl! ~!nlil'IUer

1!:!1\lib just aJbOliie: !he qj!llick rel¢.a~ lever OJ!

Illle baek, Mate sure th~ power Sll1pply is disconnect!!drmd !I:II:'" (he bladcwltccl by h~l]cl.rnilk i!]g S1I..I(g' th~t !itle blade runs iII

I:iJI! l~e:"~er Orlll1(]lwltool" then po'w~r up and '''',litchi the blade ])Qsli len throllgh the w'! ndew, !'I1ld;Jng ~fiIY necessaryoojuslrnems to the IJirteldl'lg. )fou, wi I~ then n'l';¢(j 1)0 ~e[~he b]~dE1 ,guide he~rln.gSOO1bolln tile: gil ide ~post above Ihe !ilbl;e. ~lIId tl10se belcw ~lJietable: ~g::rll'l '~li~ i~ c;ulll,ydQll[lwilh ~he SUI'plicd Alhm keys, DcPCll(j.i:rll; On tl1~ ty~ I~r b!lll:i:c yOll (Ire usi nS: the ~a:w ca~1 be' set 'til O~IC or t"!/'o sIPcIil'cl s by ,~h:m~ing It bc~lIflOsi~:io!a. The guide posl

is 1.I$~t1 to g~ ve ~'llppon. la, 111e bhn:l~ ~!!lId1i~ set 110 j us't over the thiclkn,e:!i.~ or!' the "'\loml you are

,liIbQ~g n~ la!jg:e table 1$ ~mQCliIllil al'ldl na~, :!JllId thO', 1!~IWMlIhll~t;I~ dU!st poris t,op ...

l!51illlg. LOO!e!ll '[he: locking krn()b on ~he 're.1Jr mind IIicl'I Ul'l': POS[ mo:v,U$ ~Hy 'liP ~tid down. on~ 'nick and pimi.o:.n :SYS~1!1iI11 ar:Id hxbr.l:m~y m the cr~si reo heigh!:.

I'n ruse

'fhis saw is a. rea~ pk~ilSli!.re to lillie ;:md :~ a m 'fQxrunate ~1iI0~llgllIQh;~'I!e ~he 22J1)\! poo,w~r SI[lPP]Y Q'IIIJ~~l dUll this, nuu:hi1ile needs, if )lml don 'thave one it is \11f()\I'UlIgeui og a S\]IJP.~Y in~~!dl~ ju~[ f'or lh is mw::hi.l1.e'. The motor

]s smoOllh TUililnlllng [Ind p<lwerJtIilI e:nou,gh

to mfflkc 1aii!£ ,ellts; in ~1!I'.idc boards wllen re~1!win.s.. ,U1e1 ]f~ s:rnooth bixl makie5, ,ddk1!i~~ CULS w~~h slYiia~~ tl~,ad~s i1p.~eflslliru. TIle r'Cnc~ i~ ,eillBY to S(l~ mid lheAlSIIW 10m 'ioS a nice additio:n. <lhaloughlwol:I ~t1 have l ike~ m see ;l tidlgfri,~ tfl!lIIce Olnio!l. T,lile ~lIl[flS1!W f~rrulres, 1], (~IjM p<lIt'l, jll:\il, IJ11lid~1' Ul£ bl~t1e torern,QVc

SeECllflcaXI:PNS

Price •....•.......••.•.......••... $1149.:00

Throat Wtdth., "" , .. :t8 ~ ..

M:tI)! CUiWl'1g Depth ,12"

Blacre L~rngln ........•• _ - _ •. U2~

Blad:ill' Width ...• " ,.W·:I. W

Table Size " ....•. 21- ';': 19~

T;al;lle lilt ." , " left . 10~ Righ~. 45"

Blacle Speed 15,:LQtl:./mln.

Mot<lf " , "" , " :2lhp

Anl!)s., , , '12.5

Volts, ...••• - _ .• , , ••..• 2.:20

IN:~t Wei.lU'Ii. , , •...•..... , .. 396 Ibs ..

a « :certa'in'y .liv;sC# Up tD m eKp'erctations, an,d more. ,,'

dlll~l imm.ed~~lll]yfrom I.be cut. mId la10ru is 1lI10the.r pert ~:I] (he base of tile machi.llIclO elhni mne the b!:lild '1>11' o:r dl,l$~ lnlcl'llally.,

C-unclmsion

I. 11m impressetl. with the !lui III qUllJ'ity of

it his b;!ll(Js~w .1I;S 'weH ~5 the ~houghl lhaltbs gone ~ Ui[O the cle:;ign, IIt:~lJtaa.!l]ly ~i\icd up

'to :mIly e;(,~c'tnliOficS •. ruld mere, lind is D!)W [he ]J}10f>~ f'~eque[lily usedtoel i n my sb,QP. Ob\' iOll'SljI' h i~~nQ~ ;I,1,llled. ar ~h~ casIiI3,l US~r hut .~t's price ,\']!I OOiJ1,lP~ more' cl!lslomc'.rsl~mn. nhe pro' it is designed f'O['_ ...

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John Bullar discusses ways of putting a curve into wood

5 Clme~ij rnes, wh!1 e ~~I mgg~ ing to. get woocJ lil("iilglll and square, U is hard W imagine \, II_Olllyofle

, shou Id be i litem. tee! in milk i'l1g

i u curved, However f¢<r S(}1PI1~ 'Pruj~c:1.S like making chairs, boats of models, being ab~c to ~!:II""e' wood. in lli controlled way can ~hift your W{ll;nJ worki rng ski 11 s l.I,p a gear lOW [wg.

SO ~]DW do YOLl sch ieve cl.lfv,eci wood'~ In thi .. reide. we 'will look .ll some l'los~ibiH~ies for bend r ng It, andl the pros snd cons of each"

Perhnps lfile IUosl obvio!.!!llhing to ~1')1 is siml'1y to force a. piece of wood into 'hare and then restrain ii, wll1~ auotber p~CCIl'. Th~ trouble with lha,t ill thm whe n )'OU <q-,ply force to t!)' to bend~, piece of $'eil~ollied weed, YOLl are !It'r!.~u::lli lig tlh~ wooo t"ibil rs 0IlI Lht out ial.': of 'the bend,

",,rood fiber, are ,:1 bot elastie, depending on Ihe WQod I.YlXll.md cJrYI1l':ss, but .here comes a point when 'tile oUler Ilbers snap. Thn il'l1mediately allowsthe wood W bend It liule more. sc rile next ]8yel" or fibers snaps, illJd so Oil. cmck.ling ntrm!gl~ the layers. Tile' resul] i,\1 l'Jlluken WQ{ld. often JlC'fl h~lfIging on by II thi n layer~

o.ne way IINti ild th is is m Hvoi,cl ~ell~oned wood ,1I'togel her and lise 'green" bmuche tl1li.r;hl offl:h- tree, 'BBc:'a.u, e t,!'Iey have nOI dried om, the fibi:i1S or tltc..xc arc Ie ·s lightly bound logclhcr W Ihey slide 0 . er one another. ~ orne woods, such nsash, hazel ;;md yew, are very p'l.iab le in the £((.-en i>HUlil so 'llte)1 can

bebe!H in~o (i,gill eurves wililol!.ll bu.~kli rig.

Thi $ i s I.h", tm~i~ u:l g!l1eerl wl;md\lI'CI'.rki ng.

It is thCRUI&O Iil why boogers I:r.idil~:O"~,I~y used III aseascned coppice wood for fIlilik ing c1J:r1,lI;ld ,chair piilffi>,

.SlIT, if gru>2rl wooo it; bmllgh[ i1'ld!l)tlr.<;

- e.speci all,y W a oontl'all.ly~he.1ted house - j[ \Yin shri~lllk cmlliider.tbly I.lCOOSS the' graijllll, 'i]]~ft~~l,Im dll''l'r1ge iil'J.;, shape; mJ. well all ifs mu:si:s·slIctimll. ca:tJ.s:~nl.c cSOme c1iJfefl;lUy nUed joints to drop Il;W:lI'lI . .unl others to spl it.

Anotlwt' ~lU!I.g :~$ liun ':vel do ~l(}\ all 'have a ~ice ,roodl,lBldi!li our g<I~n~ ;:wLd(l!~Y'!'\!1iY. I"'~ may fIIo~ want Ill! our ,lProjecls mfHil~IIDJiri 35n hrom::.hes.

UOiWe\l1er. ,:l,'ith ca!''Cfu ~ de-5igTl andwOO'k~ng bfliSi>'tI em kfU:rwg{ld~ .:in~ ~,~rlif.::n~ of 11m\! dle weed mOoVCll,. lh~ s ti rIi\ie-hoIlQre~ l;ec~ln tque c:.alil 00 very succe..~rut The._~ are st~~ I ®om_e m.akers of h igh-ql!l:ll it,:" nsodern .fu'rll..r~lII'e who base (heir methodS Qn U:Ilis.

Nailurall Bent:

~wbabl}l ~he most rel~;IMeway of ool~illl ing ~e<I\' y-dllll!)' 'ijIIIlOOO:t}l'Ip;1!j(s [or C'l!In1e,(]

~tru.cltl:rus l ~ 'to Cl1'ldown. !I cmokerl tree! '1:1]is

L~ft lrIoUQwilliQI all elJm'l $~aJt WiHlh ~1iI ,AmorilecJn

ffie,thod hilJ;O quite .", history ....

Hngl ish oaks 1t1t1tm, 10 be m()~ ~p'cawl~l1g ·.md nMurnily :bcm I:I~nfll Ihcir rornlioc'.IfIIa.l: re!L1iri.~ '~\!'hrd~vere oflelll fourced !;Q glOw ~a~ ~ and ®t!1lig..h~~1Il dense lIll,~rmnktJ:lst_ A few~lI:ees hlli\i'e :I. curve ilrl the i:1lI!!I1k. but more 'OI)lll:JllOgl !y~ major fork illl me [i'i\unk ~rrov;dc'(l a~fi~~n!1d curve, :rtflcr cue sitk:h8.d!be~llirumO'V("{j.

T iii Un.C' past naval 5hipwri.glll'll U'~d these !I1atu:nd cune.$ for fW.ll!nilllg~hi;lhuUs ofgrca' oak wllrnhlps -ships rhm.wol:! llfl~tl~s allld repelled ill;~'iI"i illS fleets for bu ru:lruds (lif )I'emos,

RighI AlII! pans o~ U:its cihaur m"iI cut hom SQI~d elm

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" Pro,bably th'D ,most' reliable wa,Y of obtaining heavy-duty wDodenpa'rts' ior GUN,ed strllc'tU.f'iBS is t.OI cut down a cro,ok,ed 'trele'. ,"

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I !!hink it i!. fair ~o sa}' Ihil:1ie h no ooS't\'I.'Il,j1 to bc(ld wood, tl;u,':i!~!@h some aJ'!2 d~rly 1I1011ll' ·l:ip{lropl·im.c [orr Oiil(l iHI~<;C thun anethe r, and cli'ilcFellllm::hn'iqu'ij's GRIlli nf~en be oombln~dl

~ If y!ilU neecli nc',," ihlc s~ ars, 1hen y:Ol:ll'lg. ~lIiPPY und:ri~d bUllnc~te:; nsake.art cx:od lei'll liml'l_ "fo J:tl1'l p I.hem, bend •• lb ul fUJ1henmti tint)' ~~Ilt.; !lJt~i1nl'in,g is a glCrQ~I, aruJ,'I.\'C'r,

~Lilrguf, l:: u:I1Jcd ~'I~c~'~omi proba'bi)' neoo m ~ t ul rron~ sn!id \VQ(JI(l Ifl hey I!lee<il ~:o be IIleIli ly, ISlm~lg. I he~] 'the l)et1~s thfit IIImtw'C m~es ~f] trees am ht1],t1 (0 bf:m.

·tllm11l iil.1 tQn i1> a hi8h!Jf.'tlJ~h 1l1l1)ro:nc'lfI. OOII~r.ttn~ as ii d~5 [tom _lltLtlrlm';i;l ,ildhi1:s; "lli~, l'b~ t:qui If! ,ltellu l:an Oe: sClpl~isl ic.~,md ;l!r\tL nC\,~IiJiI'~ er ~I!! nte ~,ill1!]1lJe and IiItll'lflcm<Jde.

~u IlJmimii~kllls ;lJr-e Um briiul~ Uml1 ,s,n,::;Im," .... u, be used '[~ '~flC'li1II'~m Iii? Ihe $l.Ip,~len!llis ~ulre¢L

Above COm,lmlS3 phl'iflo n'i:lis!h~ 111'£1 31 round! 'I:<!!ble~op

S ~rn~~1tr wood ,~~ used III mak.e (!:!;uc:k 'C'[ook~) ~lellI1l!~, !h~t SUPJ!'lOrtec!I the roofs or li.~nooT-frl'l1Il11~d. bu i ~d!i rlgs_ l'he;.'WlVndlUd:ed I:he ~mtssi¥e barns which saved or~r !lm::cstors rm~n S~I.lT\i ~f1g ~ u le<ln times,

. ~ Ilm nm liu,ggesli'liIg [1:1111 yOll sea. Ou;[ "'!I'id~ axe m bmw 10 dc~forc$~ Um l1eigl~borhooo_ Htl~ve" if )'UU :<lre in the prooe's:s Qir

I;~!l iLi.m~ucly cUlling I;Ip a l.!'oB(l ~rul1k. it is w,un'" iQQkillg llut fur IhalU~ILI~lIiwe~ yOI!l Imight i m::Orjmmle j,n II, luojcct

N iIll!lmUy cu:r ... ed wnO{! will :niB hi!wW be dried if il .~~, go~ng to lheb;:pl ilildoors. d~~ri:rlS which lime it mny e i1alflge in sila;rn;p0 cQnsidiemb~y •. bUI if! h is dry i fig is compl.ete bc.~ore ;'11101' j()i.ms .m~ II ~ILcd thaI will nol be <l_ prOMclll.

J~~s;1 one poilrlt If) note IhOil.\~l - oOI:lllPl.e~(; dryil]_g call lute liI!flln a ),cUrl)le,riRCh of ~hickne:;s,. '510 you wm' nwtlltl 00 ptuiem ~

'Clllt It D,ut

'j:(m C3If1 shape Pil~tsWI1O.fn w.[id 'WOod w;~h a b<lnd:mw. b}' hand 'with II bow saw or by roU~:er wi.~h. Ihe t11cl. ora ll'llllll:lll.e~~'b - .11. muter OJ~ theend ()if a sl.ick re you :;If'l(1 me!

TI.lel.'IC wm i Iilevitably be SOfl~C WOl1i<Hlg>e • altbo'll!!rh )'0 U tt!:nm:ilni:mi:i!.C !l~:is 11)1 C~f\!ifiUll)' picci ng poIItlCn1'$ Itogether, 11l'll s is ~S[ICCi8]l.)' IH!ICrOr [balch proow:liol1i. like Hl~k~l~ a i'e~ of cllli!~,n-;. WhCfC ~11~hc samcpmcl~ cim he cut i n~lJiIXC."'si!IJ:n.

lJnl'j ke ~llIe other nlu:lhod!~ d.~SC(II$Se[l here, sawncurves <l:tce cut acro~ the grn~n 1'O!!Iher Llrn1111 foUow]l,g the flow:. T'hl,s lcad~l(l l:he problem of soon gr.l.]fiI,whcrc seme fi bers are 'ClJl~ shtlifL"md onlJ [he re'[mh'1elywcnk oonCl ~etweeil'l fik,~ :pl'{wide.>t the' stre Ilgtk

it 1$ Impnl1.3fi1l ~.~I,!J1en Inyi Ulg ul:Il thecl!uHng m:ark>'l m tllke i!~'OQU nl !Jf the £:filin direC:lio[l ;l!lid m,1'k~ ~!IIre <lJily ]oad"cil",':~!'l',g jo'1l'!t;;; are

AI!J<O'Ie PililU,lng 8J .bel'ltill h"s~e .. med a>sh W~~1il jlba III'd dnamps

III.bp1;l',!! Flmside stool made 'lir,Q!IfI1!: 'rss.cu{ldl ti!Ji\cwocd !Ola,S raills CIlJt OUllQ'f <li l1I>Bitili ml Ciiilnr,e

.n()~ au ~ f'iOlill shnrt !l.m~ n,

S10Jil'le 'woods :li1"C sm:mgel' ll:l sihort gJ''lil1l Ith~D ethers, Look Qui Eo[' .my ~el!dCWL'i;y to ch~C'khlg, Q'.~ s.pl,;~s illl UHf! wood. 1I8t[1'es~ can 00 dlS8.'>U~OHS i n ~o~ubi,nmli(m wilil shol!ll grain.

A 'I';lf1:~~~{IIn O!~ CUlt t~Bll Fr'Q!l1l ;-;o]id \~~d[

TECHiNICAL i

I

is, Ihree-di measienal sh 1!pll:!lg:,~ike t::,~r v i ng" Th lck ~Qlidwood ~ ike. elm cm~be Slnlp!>'<il, iru<:J'~wnf@£ilable dl<i'L~f sears using <ill

A rboneeh earver ~ a;.1'1 ,a,ggr~~.sj 'i,I'~ cuUin~ wll~1 fOT n'i.~;td bulk removal - or by hand Wilh II seerp,

The rough sU1fuce Is lhen I.n.!ed up Wllb <I holLowing !,po.ke.'\il".~'e or a (ravisher - ilJ t>'imir:!tt l{)gll,. dLl'Signoo to k.m:p yoU[ kJ:lUck.!es eut ~f [~C way whil~ shavii:l.S hdow~,

On a m~(;hf:i.!~eT sca~eT "ioHIlI r.!~llters,e1UrV;!] !:he ~Il:rved~kfi al1ldoo~~ ies of i II1S:tll1ilrncn[:> out of MJJ,id bleeks of ill:ftpJe <ttld lir~l'!Jce woods, using sharp c~uilllg gql!lge~ 1I1]d speci<l~fine planes,

Pllame Amumd

CtJlii:i:[I~ i~j,cC!ll[V~ is mt~ [bing, bUI o:fte!nYQ1[Iwi Uwal'lt a s~loo~h ·liin.ish. not ~he rQugo-!)aw!TI edge lien liJ.y 11 balilclli;'dw. Tile s.ilmc:l~nfly be mict: of 'Sl~fl:uncd \'1;,000. see below. thai. even. iJ itwns p.l.m.oo ~f'Ore the' ...renlfrll!lllg, c:moome Oint with" bit of a \!;lOOn,>, SI!uJrilO~ afk:l"Ivarnl;;,

W.IiI.~~.e plalll.ul1g I.he sHrE'acC' of ilL Cffil\ie;( curve wll±! O!!flom:!ai nm Il~;atle is:,;!J be.,ill, ttic:l:ty ilIldlrlo~ l.ik~ 'Y LIiJI giV~~L gootlreslJllt. Om 8 Cl(MICfl\'!:' SluIfL'Ce III :is impossiMe.

p,q,r: ~::Ir1le curves; the best .~ lIli5hi ng

'TOp liP

WaIJpl'lper cUlrmn[~y lIppellB to be Otll of y,ogu~, 50 tilU~:r,L'l 1111:111' 00 II gI:U[. of ,clli.cap >ll1.e:LlJ'l11 g~fle;m~l:)rs em the secondhand nun'ket. i ut iI word or w~mi ng - <electricity <lind w~ter do not !'!l-<lke gooo flrie:nd~ w ha ve lIm1l' ~'I,Ifpun~n[ (:liIeck:~ by an eleerrleian, A~ so, um~k.e; SiUI'C it hssna ]eaks. St:e~m can scald .)i'OI1' skin severely - ~e lmClJJil Ilem it carriC$ Irn<lkes it w~r$e~han boW Ilg wIMer.

Left Oak: slice.ai '~hili'! ~e3dl!!"

Above' A.'$!h,~tI .. i!' ass'l[lmb~Qd

~O!:l~ I:> ll.wmp.."I;s~p:.tmllc., n,i~, is like anermal bench plane. butm. :1,1eil: ible: plate Ithm can ~ screwed il'l,!lI~d o'ul to match different curves l'o1;plm.;:eg r~l~ soled sote, ~,1ow!::'ver.i'l. is 01, I'ilililj' e'x.pen!live t.ool!o buy iii JIO'U ,00n not p1:;Lp u) pJflne :I 1m of~lIlrV0d Stlr.fcm.ces.

Po. t~gTM C1:!Ne:S, ~~.pYkc s ~mv,e.s:rre idenl, f]<t~ for oonv,e~ work and oOlJ~e~'t·ookJC! 10 fit inI.()OfoIJlC;]Y¢ Cnrore.'l. These ;ire goodt(lol~ ~o g,ct comron:alijt~ using because tlll.c:y !Ire fnirly chea~~ anCl'if,ery versatiLe and, with care and

11 sO"II'!! bla,de.lhey give good res!!! l~sOin long (;I.HV\l'S ~oo ...

St,eamilng

n\C Object or st~'almiJlg is to sO~.lclll Lhc bCiind.~ be~~.vefH'IIIlr:\\f(loo fiberi1:, IltU!Q'wl ng thC;n.l Ito ~lioo over one 1Ill1olher. 'tou \viH need a n~~lIn,s of g~n.c.mti:ngl~ ve s~!cilm. a V'~SS(l~ ~l1owhich~o Sl'C';IL11l thewoed m~dll mearrs OIr ~'I.JI.I~llIg h i nmo ~ll"llle.

[lilse a w,[jjllrilper.l>I.r~ PIP.~l1lg ~temn generarer w,g,cther wilh a imm~1 gilrb ... ~ can as <I s~e;JjJ'Iil:~llg vessel - in~hepast ~. ha;ve lISOO d~.·.1Iill1pilpe$ I'or sremll1 ng long wood.

Whel11 the wood is ihorol~g;1l1)' S'~~!lm~ $lOiiLked - typical}' half <III! hOfLr for <t ~/~I' (Wek c:hOl:lr s,~m - i~ mnJ,Sl !:Iep:uUed im.O!~le Nlqui fJllcl.

TECHNIICAL

shap!.l o\'c.:r a ti::n111(l[ wi[l] a flexible sn'~Mp,

Tra.dittoflnl: eblll,mN!Lkcr.; wmd~ usea 'spring -steel hlll1!d fur lit! ~~. b!)!~ ] h,we had rufi$OIil:d;lI~ SUt;re<;SIi1~ u:.ililg CLLIiI~I.· 01. b;1:nd Clill1il]l Oil: 3. malii ng .!ill ap~d fomu::r;

With the' wood Jll!lIe~ inlw sh<lpe. ill nlU:~l be kept dlat~V<I")'limiH c'OQI to aHow i:h~ bouds IJoLlitwoon fiberS to re-haedca, On releasl ng tlw wood fherc wlU be a l:iuJe

~pri ngb."LCk - not n~m;h if h h as been S!tearncd cnou,gh - so I.h~ !lilnlp{: of the fon1rl~r mllS( ,!lI.~ow for tilis,

Lamjnatiing

Jf yoll.! sflce \l,I\ooa Ihil'llycnmlgh", i~ does

nm ~Imp whe.!lI you bellu1, it. This. islilec'<!Ju~

[111; siretchi.llg of lh(;:liht.l:rs tMl th!.': tnltsMe of Ihe bend is l!a11l.!ch less thaJfl 1~ is\v1~h lh i.dre, ~&'tnmlS; (jr wl)o<lL.<!mTn4!,ing t1l!kelii udv,untage of t~is faet. [}y fOmil1ug ;. lilurn:ber of ~hiUl 1 ayeJS log,crher in. fl. m~uchiw~g, pair of fOrtllC['S ""rqc11.te ll~e glue ~lInclwiched between Ihe lo"iye~s sets,

Fi;rSt, cur 'rhelaye;rs on ,11 ball4saw to ;l!ixlW !'I~1I !hick. By U!>il'lg an ~1iI;neI(~Me glue such

;ul Ua'l el)O;XJ resi!'lJ. the I"yern of "vooo wi ~~

00 ~oc:ked Ju pm;iliQn .')0 !hey ~Illilot ~Iide over 000 mlQIJmr. Thi:l; msans lit!:: ~altl,inJa[iol'l~ fmm lo~he pr:cci se silllU:le or t~e fiOJ'~n~rr wit~~ milliillJ!al SI>rilil!llh1LCI\;-

Bc:::t:aIlsc the ,~lIIn.tl1:~lklinS ure kept in seqcenee Inmugi'aom the precess, the mlimml grlltil'l plll~rll. of ~he \?roodL is p.l'eS'er\l'ed am;I, Will] ca~1"uiwork, the lami mnit!fls mJrern;rel:y ~is]b~e.

Lzinli!l:~tingc<lnbe",~edfQr ;~hupIe eur .. es or- fOr mOTie ,t'<lmp~e-x ,~h;lpe:;, sl,JA;h as S·be;nWl. By cutting: Ihe ~9yCrs of woo(l haHn \'V3ys

- Hke km:g m'<!Jir;:h!i~icks - and by u!,j ng ~\?'\JIdrll,'1e"~rQn!dforrn(lrn., it is pt.l~:;ilbJL:! ~L"I (-orm q~litiC l:nn~)i ibl(;: wlIi4;ids ,j "~o OfJ'tltpi icm~~ tlo\;vifl,g shal~'" This~ctnl!liqu¢. li!.'h1c1~ is, u!!ied fo. l:TlIakilIl.g ~Oll!le ~ophisHc~wed f~l,mil~Rc-. t;;ike!> a good deal ,of liIlt~ lO' ~~ up.

Another varialio.n on. 131Iunnadlli8 is th~ l,!;)CIlJUI1I!1 fm"ltlulIIg bn,g. Thi8 is ,a Il~c:hniq!!le ffll' m.aking Sllilpcrl sHrfuoc.li by .~f(!ft\rjng VCill£ers: spread wUlhglue ,over II fo.rIfl'IC'r: A .hick fl~ible bo~ i!!~rum Illaced Q\lcr~he f!i.~rnb!y find! LI'I(J ru.f ~ucJ,:.'{;'d QUI widl: .1Jj v<l.ClIIium p,lIIlf!]IP'. Atmosphcr~e p~IiII'C presses the V,"ifl~.rsmUQ the former whi:le ~he glue sets.

l noro lhi!'< artide wi ~1 cnQol!I~'<!ge ),OUltll venlillretrnm llilc lltrai~:Il and :nmtow. and bcmnch om ~I)~tl one 01' twg, ~vo(ld-belnding ~i:lchniqu:e_ .. _ *'!' .•

'L~:I

Ri~,M Lam~liImion'5 ~elllng '~lween fOrfflC'.fS

Rllght. CJoaJk c:h<!mr with; 100mln<!ile'~1 sla~s ~I!l'! 011 sb~iiiL1 0,\111;:; h.ame

ea

ijl Bob Cur,ran designe,d a laiticework laundry hamper to' complement ,h~is refurbished .b.ath1"oo.'r,1

Billow 'Cjlean filniS,liI 'fOf dhFIY linon

The Oh:.l. pi~1'Ie chest I~Qked OUr& of place 111 tbe rofll!l1bl!ihed bathroom o 3fI alternerlvewas called fur, Tseelm [had in stock would

be more suitable ami ~ Jalti,(;e conseuction would be do ffeT~1l1 from .he pre"gou~ ~olid design .

.I ,clc<::ided Ihal tht'! fmmework should be ] J/~tj x V~~ and I IU' 1(. Jill" seeuon. [he Janke \\o'ork ~/rJ.'·' W' section, and [hei flOOl' IU' bi,rch:·fuced plywood. The leng~l$ of tho 11U'I.'ltiltial SI:lI!tc~ are JU' ,longer 1:1ii:l~ requlred, for 1'C1lS0lll11 [hall; 'iN ill become apparent.

So. adorned \villi 1i!!f defenders I[nd with push 'lick in hand. I oo€;:iln much work with ~i1e lalbk s:2I'W and planer.

tlly rj,1II111

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AJbOVQ S'~afs: all~s'r"N!d~ wi~h spa.ell'fog 1,111 '9118 liIr,oove.

Plfeparation

CM!lt ~he 20 fr<i:vne\lffl,k pieces, n!ld lidfl!1it, then" u~i:l1Ig asl otJt~ I1g d i~c' fuUl1l.d with W' blades in the shaper, mach! ae grooves i n~Q them,

The leg grrmve..\ am IOCare[ the ol:l[l>icl~ {l,r Ute: hamper ,find the liloriZorntaJ mil g:rooll'es 3!1:e nearer the inside, so when grooving i~ is face" do:wnrQI?" the leg'S ll!1d (1)O~u!p for ~lilC rai I~" 11tt; ~n(J, grooves, which ate machi mId later. are the (1)1"08 Lie W<JIY OlfOlmd.

A utbl,e·rno~lln[~d miIJ~(lr cOlli M allvl!" boon used, but I, ~f~r the ~hilpe'r for lung grooves because the groove does 1'101 get dogged III P w'ilh 8WOlJ"f.

Next. plMe and Ihtekllless lire }/~" x W' lsulee pieces, the I W' x '/~H stri P' wlilich 1s 10 be cut i!l~o ]t~'r Tong pleees for I.ne loose 1:e:1fJC)1l~.alld :th>!i 'NO' X If." strip wliiich is ro 00

cut ifllQ, Ihe JU'~kUIg 8V<lC"e118. Thes;ewiU be u fnlrly lighlfllt i~1 I:hc;. LU' tJ,TII;lOV'£.S •.

Us.il]~ II CruSSCl1Il. saw ri It~(j 'with a i1 ae~oo~h blac[!e, 'Cl;!~ ], 80 'V,~"~kmg spa~!el'!;frclI:ll ~llm jl~~ " IUisrri;p, .. 1 'l!I~ed l!Oim~ Qmli iJ.olII~d w .sup-port 'the str.i p' ,during [he cut so liherc was ~lO §:rayioS on tile back. or uuderslde, 1l11..d kil'Jjl~ .~nyfing>ef!l {l1!I~ of ~bu~gc:r by l'e~i!~~ ng 1.llie ~M' I~JilglJls wil:h 1:.11£ arid of a 11:1]10·11£:1£1 piece {)if wood.

Clilecl\[inl Prncedllre

The nle;;:1 opoe:mliruli s 1:0 establi sh the

ex i1lC~ ~engl:h of~he from and back hori Ol;(lIHtal [roll'l1lCWUfl;, pi,r;~~, Tim ~5 is neee~S!ll![1' because thalR') 1t13Y have bees 3 \I~QI slight di (ference in the aCl"U.iU1 ~ ... 1dth (If ~he lattice pieees and [he~e~m ()f the: spacers. W"I1Ill:1I Ihey :!!F~ ]iI;<1 side by side the lotal. measurement ml1Y .~UlV!J

differed f'\O~l the theorelicall 1:01:.111

This ~lriiec~is.cnr!,'ied out by nglnly t.ljarnp~l]g lQ£~iher 14 '[,mi:oc PIOCt:S and ~ 3 W'~]O~lg spaeeis, 8e~ Sle'P LTlle

actual diilillieilsion of rn,ille was Il~'i 'O<'\I'~rthe theorelicll.t one. a sl ight i naccnrllcy wh ieh werks out .!11~. a fucL10Jil perpiece, [ suppose thi ~ is, ~(ll h!ld, ~:lln. if l.he hfl~i;;:IlW"~ !'[-om and ~ck mernbL:lffi hfLdl booll! em re i.he lh.eorutiC'~.~ Jenglh 1 wo~M 11<1\1c been in lmuJb~e. so the ,t::hcck is wlJirllirwhHe.

To mke 9.cCOuiU of any ®;~ilIC. l,h81 lil'my get bet"vceu the v,,~rlOIJS, pieces dud IiIS <1S!>el!lbly, ndd ~/~" W lhe meOlSll!red Jen!lJth ami cut the fO!;lf membe~'s 'to ler~gth,

CII1. I he :m froOm tuu! ba.ckhorl:ronml :la~.tii,c~ pieces to the mC'OI.Sul,'Cd length plus ~U'.

l'ih-e Sfim(l jIl'.I,\OCedll ea is C3IErtlOO mit '~o

estflbl ushtlle dctlli.ls for tlre vertieal l1ilCrrlbcrs.

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Ai!lO'lm F'~":al gill!! .... p •. Thl! ofj"ClJit p.ro'!,l'ldes, IlliJd~1i(lnltU Irlgh::lity

Tin i~, [il1n~ ~ 0 Illuit'!e p'tOt"Clii ,1I:nd n~II~~ JU' -Sp.illCCt'5 :are used 'Wfrrrivc <It tb~ eorrect d:~meIlskm.

TiIi~ ~,~lIgl.h orthtl dghl :leg P!elce!), T8~illL'l measured drrncl~$iol'l p~tl!S 4 W'. The .ten:gth of I:h~ 410 velC~ ield I .. nicepx~o@.s ls the mea~urecl ,t!l:ilrrleillSL~)n plus ~N'.

TblC ci~eckii1glProcedure is aliso used l~ ~t;lib! ~sh the lengd!l!> of the J1D:rizol'l~alfr<imc mi:!;s Ollldlhe Imliee pl~,

"'Aoorn,f!,d wlth'lea" de,fe,n'ders and wi'th push s:tick in ,han'd, I blegsn mueh work with

fh,e table s,a'w ,an,d planer

t:hlckness,e,f .. "

Tenoms-Biscuits,..:Hinges

Now CUI 'tilL'! gl'-Ql)",~~ to t;d;;.1.i' th~ loose lC"Ofi~i[i~h!!! !.:'iiidl of the dgl:ll .l'mf~>'!~nitai f'rnmewo]'k mClIlbers. $'l.1ppor:t:ingi hc' b.l'c>lkmul. area oflhe Ct.l~ wiUt ;m offcut

ell,[ the li I:O~s; KQr N 0.20 bisc ul;t~ in the

PI4" and the. t AN; leg members. then cut (he two hil."ge recesses in lhe~op mi I. of I hi! back. dttp m];qti!l~h ILO aC'c;!!}J]I~ml.UJ!lI~ (he fUJI ~

ll~ic km:5s uf Ill!! hifl,ge.. 'TIl h lesvcs ,titLe: rl~1i thickn,;:s~, of lh~ top <l:vaitlbl~ [Oil ma"timum ~'TeW h~l~gfh.

Assemblies

Mak"e ~ri:Jll ;t~'Senlbl iet; 'of ~~le fO!ll:r 'uwli't.~ ~Il throe :5Ut,g~S,:

~ fiwsl. place the \IIcnic!iJ .Iattice pieces illl.c1 the !,!p<l\:CI'l> i~~ ! he ht1iriro:n~.d fl:arne rnembe~ and !aJ~tde

~ sooolld. PLM;iliLlll 'tlh(;l 1;u;u~kl')ol1tnl ~31.tioL: ph."CC1; and spacers il'l the ~cg£. with, the ~1)~e!'IHO~l plm:e.G :;t(11l.111 2." froln lh~ top of Lhe leg

~'llli.LOO" pl~lcll I~c two ::t. ... semblies m~i:' on Ih~ other. lnsert theleese lCIlOIl5. clamp up thc' unh aJld cheek for fit <1l1ld sq~arenes~,

"[!Ike the femf ~I.n]l'li ~;pfln •. lh.e.n !iv.~ a

I Ight fll1lisl~ SOfie il:l,g, to the hmice plCl;;-cs.the g~'1)i[l'l'8(J rru;;(l> of dle fir'(illm~ members mtd mle t.xI;gc [!:f Ute s.pu.tl(!f.S; .. RIIIIf.I a bead 'ol'g,~u:c alo.:ng

the bonem of tbe W' ~ong: and end g.oov!<}s.

Before :~~::cfiltlil:g the m.~rtlbly rli'l:'lC.OOlll·~. pl.300 a i>.i!llflll. swot o:r~ltie Ht tile jlllnctitlill of the "'I .• " !aui~e pleces, then spremil. <l.W!iJrtd the il!:U~ in~hen\'Of1liG¢S ~o C;.'!lSUli(J !hm 0111 fOUF 'l.rl!:ema~ f~!liret::tl\ieffid ~fol'e 19PJ.)inif;j the ~oooo tenons h(Jrl'~~.

Check :lbr ~~.lu~l~el1e8,;$ and t~,vist <Iud remove .allly S"qlleen...,..ou[ gJ;ue,

Gh:lee.igln pieces of the W' :>; W' !l!1I3lerhr1!l i!l~O the visible ends oflJli! groovetl at !h~ ~~liO[[il of ~w ~e.g$,

Mark and cut witl1 II kl,i fc the p.rojecli ng lOr of the legs level \'\(\1 W. llae Ibp rnH~ .. Then ~!ll !he o:~er: .. :U Lellglh of !he legs. ~IJ 13 gh~·!.

Wi[h the b:i SClII its i n place make atrial assem bJ:r' of !hc f"Ql!!r bOA '!.In its.

W11~n ~,tlsfi~d, dis .. ~~ertllbie Ihe bON •. g lue tbe: bis'c'll~[ slots. and nrn:MJi ng faees, make the Ilflill a~s~mbly and check for squareness,

lll~Th9 IiilfliisrnedlJlnTrI;;, 'cllllsed,_"

AbO"'M'G l'ne fll'Ils'h~dl ,lIllnit

FI,oor

Wile 11 ~JI(l gtUIB 1.5 dry ClU the Jons,(lr rwo nOor-suI'll<Jlt.i",!! str~ps to fh i nside trte front and back of the OOl\ and ~he two shorter ~trip$ LO' f~l b~lwmm Utem.

Drill L/~iI hotes for the four support ins 5t·,.'iP5l and cOl.mb"m;;ink fonne steel screws.

AI~P.ly a.bead 'of glu~ ~o lhe: m,m:l1.ng ~Ll.r[:a.c~ tJ'f the strips lind screw the se.~\,Vj; ]Ilto PQ$lJion. mllkif!g sure th;;lJt~hey are all the ~1J:I)I~ dhnll1ce :From ·~:te top,

Fill ish s'l.mj (he bo);, Measnre d'1cc;:(,an length OI.nd breooth of [ne 00:;':" interior and C~H ~ he Ilily\"'oOO nQ(~r tn .s"1!! iL S:utd llle:· upper l."3ce and g.~U(~ .it inro poSJ;i:ion.

Lid

111>L"l: ~id 15 des ~gll&l to oVli:rlu.mg Ihe sides Ilnd frmn Qlf the hmnper by ~h!>". After I1te'ilSuring thel'inl shed sizes of the h::L!1l1f:le"

OJ! IJd .u;lding Vs" 10 theIJ~n.glh and. JII6" to tit'C: sides, [he ()\letfili S~7£ of (h~ lid canbe e$ta.lJ~ ished.

To arrive ;~~ this s.~i .. !l~n oversize, the length OIW 'i:lu: spnt1~rs is im::reas.ed by lIIWllml'h,i'.

This is achh;\iI~·d by g,i,vlllj!: Ihe: kl1~lh StOP on the ~p.l..cer"c(min,g !\.eu.!pa I ~ght mp\'IIitliii:! ha[llmer. Ih~n cmlin,g one pia-e and GO!il1parlng it with an u.rig,imd Ilt{;."C(:.Mi ne felt a bit ~on~r SlO l cut anoU~ seven,

A quicK triaI1H.~~(lmb]y with tlw ~ix I:lHiC(l pieces amd Illc 1\\1'0 end rails ru-ovcd ~.l~ measnremenr Gr whm ~/II'~LS Il(I bethe w~d~h to be e:xac~ljI'righl._

.ru ~Jlerewru; [\yiC0 the number of .'l:pa.eer.. in the other [ji reclio!ll Ihc flew )tpacel: length W<l~ OK.Thi s very 51 ighl d~lir"C'rence in the ~lIuice piece s:poct':lg WijS net Iltll looaibl(! ~~Il!IJ the number of ~tl:n.p.~ inalduld HUl front al~d ends.

i"!~ 1-, ------- 25 11~" -------~

11 ~'~4~ l------

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I I ' I
I I I ' ! I I I I

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1 II."
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1 'It
I 'I : I , :
I I I I , I I I I , I

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" CUn~ING LIST'

U~e. Ih~ check i~g 'p'11OCedll! re ~o es~aJb~ iil~ 'lh:e ~L1n.gUlIS t!'W Ih~~ij.cll ~:Hi.l:s iliad I,:]iUic~ piseas, and c~llthe m~~eria! 1.0 !~n:glh. Remen'loo~ dIC r300 up aad fll~ down pnfiCudu.re, S~tl' alllO"'~. wh~i1, Illiuill!l rhc rtl ill groo\,'C:l;.

Finish sandthe Imtice pieees ~nd mile.

SI.uf~LCeS Uml wi~ lbe ~Jmt'C(;;"!\J;;blc ,[lJfler

asse mb!y. 'll111:11 slue lIIJllhe Uti :'I:> fo., the box fmnes.

When. [he ~!ue is dry rclal,ov~ Ihe ext:el;.<; lliii:Meri;ll (m Ule lung ,roi,ls wncl gi,\'e the lida Anal ~Ilmi,in,g,

lb:e ~~ce,1 S'Cfe'W~ in iti01Uy In sc r~\'\' lh~ hi Ililj,cs find lid sla,lI' in pl Iit.lt! - 11il,zs~ 11;1 00 ~epl::lwtl witt:. brsss screws ('In the fl n',~ :l_'l<\lIfiI'Ubl y. befQ~ ~fil~i:-lh is app] ied,

MAlIN FRAME Ui'4 laM

,4,)( le,g;s"., , " " %M x 1 %~ ;t 19 ~~~

t,l x lJegs, .•..... , ...•.... , "., " *~ x ,1 '~~ ,x 19 ~ .. '

<1 ;.: IFro:!1It, bac;~ IrsH~ , , , W >:: 1 W x 21 L~ ~

4 ~ Sij(ie rails. .•.....• , •...•.... , .....• , :u." x ll. ~~x. 10 ~~

4.0 x VertlC'.a~ ,Iattl~e ,pieQes l;4~ x W ~ '16 I'tl:.,~

20)li; HOri~ll'lt.a1 ~aUice pieces ..• W x %~ x .22 %- 20 x HO:rUz'IJl1Il:er1 ~caWce pleceiS:- .• W X W' x 1.1 Ut 180 x i.oo'Se T>eir;u:ms •• " •••• " •••• , ••• W x 1 Wi ;J;; W

uo IN ELM

:2 x P'rc:m\, DilICI'! rnUs •• " ••• " ••••••••• ~~ x 1 ~~ :>:.25 'M.~

2 x End r.<llIs ..•.•.• , , , ",.W" x 1W' x 11 W'

6 :!\ L~temi lattice p!ooe.s ..•..•... lti~ x ~ ~ x .2.2. ~t:t 14 x CIFOtSS;I!<litl:i~ pieOi:i~L ...•.... lA ~ x. W' x 12~

20 x S,paceffi , , •.... , ~~~ ,:.;, %:" x ~~

Iflinisihi I'Ilg

Us; Il.,g a ~l'u~h, apply several coats of Wl,g pU. FIilIl'lQV i:ng !l.IlyCX~~i; W ilh u I im·:W ree dolh. A How lit .few days for the oil te dry rnmJP,T:[l~'iy bdol'C puni n,g Ille h~nnper into s(lrvil.:l,l!,

r.offcred the ",M h3.tl1Ipc'r 10 m.)" gmltdd3ughtcrwh() W,15 jLl~1 ~£~t ilnlS: I.]p her OW:!II ;1p.;1~1.1:I~C!llt. h!(l~ she slIid 8hc\,vou~,dw!!il f'Or the I~U~,{."C t'll'l!;ll '10 lx;"<:om~~,"'~.il!'1blc, I wonder \,vhm she mejjfll, .. ~.,

-.J.,

FLOOR'

1. x. Birclil 'ftaced p~YWOQd 'A~ sas ~I.~. ';.;23 *~

::2 ;.: Supports" pine " W;.: ~" x 23 *'~

:2 x Suppo:rts J pine- _ •• __ .•.... " ~ ~ x ~" X :tl ~~~ ~

M I SQcL.IbAN rous

:2 ',!:. Srras,::i bu~t hin,geso" , .. 3"

1 .x. Brass ltd stacY with SQN~'WS , ••• liO~

12 l(, Brass 51C,~ews: •••••••• , ••••• , ••• ,." •••• " ••• , •••••• %" x ~~

1:6 x Stee~ ~r,ews ~m X 1 1;6~

20B,]scuits ..••...••.. ,."- .. ,, ...••...••.. - •. - •.••..••..• NQ'.20'

In the. world of routing lhere I lill]e th,ru, j _ 3L:,'LU~lUy Ill! 'w. AfI), ~Mes on j:i.ll~ Ull::l!ki1il8 wUI: IIlway~ C_O\lltlf ground dl<U. has <:dre3dy boon wdl ~rudtl~fi .• IllI:1ligh 1o!3~h M11lho.r ",,·m ~liSt.a;d ~jl add: 'I sHs,lu twist or t1'I'<'ldcil:l'!;.'i!llima to :>1I ii, (he j,lb Dill hlllndl. Allhe end of 'the d.1j'lilOl!.]ght a jig 1 a .iii!! and thj;: basic [)riiicipies fcm.aliin Ih. same.

Geoff Lucas constructs ,Q sprh.ere-Ittaking,jig

for the router

IPurpo,se

On [iii is ooca"'sim~ I knew n would have 10 enme U p \\' blh. something pretty ~"~P ~ll1d.ooal aii, l needed ,help lir~, lu.mlil'lg some vcrylm:1\'f! rt~\~lpost, fiLrni u Is that hOO to be ~erfue~]y sphen,cal. Will il$l I 1lIL1'I1 a n;3~oml,b~e tlUmer,

I do !lot hilJve the bil.ity to Uirfi to r>1lC'h precIsion. I)an:icl,darl>' 011 a repetition bi:i~ II • 'TI'i¢s~arelilil~~l- pt,.~Lled fi II ials had 10 be. ,ju~1 peli ectaed also milleh 'eat:1i olher to

l:hOl1lil~m;L ;IC.cl!l<tC),. om' son 0: miner

jig oom~d the best Sioh:uioJl. J cUlIldfl''l seem to me anything ul!:l'dY·liul:ciIe in my umd

I i~crnl.Uru liOUf-CC '. o.uL;J ... :ague It:"C'g'Uec Ii III from an wtlodwoffi.i nl& iIltrtg:3z<ull,t" W1l!S Q'l1QiIIgh IY' help nne came up ~lII'i~'h thi:b jig [lUll 'LISC!> I'he rolm~r ~n l;onjD.lnc'~'ton with the '11iIl he.

A'S wl ~ h :aU j:i g~ '[.hrn'e is :I eertnl n :JmQUm or experi melJlatioll and I'Il(Jd.ill:icmiO!III l1Iecdod ,itS yOIJ i.ml1slale theory ulto' practice. bUlll1is , ne i () -imple tliaI I decided 10 make il up

~ we'lIIt along.

Mounting

The be,.;1 Hlrti,lIg point ror II Illlhl;;!"·JJltlUllltOO j ugis 10 dc-dele Imw Y('I'L! we actuRlly going

!O 1il10UnL it. h nlu!iil. be Sto'C·ure. y,£ll e;ls.u~!I' R1(UlCd for adjlA:>UIflCI1't, bllt also [~uick to

i nst311 or rerno\'1ol: ~f you MmL hl use lite hllhe ill (!Qinve'lIIliamll modg, Luckily W had" flare head lock pl!llc mid .IIi:r; seemed an ideal 1"1'llfoml. alllu:lI.igh E did hn"c m 'liI)lake Ih" lockifl!,l bolt from a length o. !JUdd~Jl8. and the handle was a spare from a.1l old 1::I\h1.: (see photo I~,

"wadle sidles

TECHNICAt

Router Type·

A,s coch ball ruqll.l!~ a l:ll,'gC amount

of wood 'to ee remOl'll,e(j1 hrLd In reach a com.IPmmi~e with ~g.;;1:~cl_~ W wh kit I:}'pe of roul~r .11/I~1I11!~1 fll.\,\li'th ill! \;'X[I"~ p<H.ver my large om: wO~lld te:rtaitlly hill'l'e been more 81[11 ut<!ble but I fe~~ III\V01.11d ~ too h~3VJ' lind cLlm'ber~'ll'umt in u~e. II'! the eud l sel~tted oaa Inid-nmg\l: router as :U~ :QcS( opl:iolll. and set about I'walki riga -suil:m:hko: baseplete,

Baseplate

This: i::> j~lst~. piece oP/~~ MD.F; ilnything ~ickel' ami you willi s~arl ~ol ow depth !Jf

cut. MHrik: um fiOir '[ih~ ~nt~n:,:h nillU~ hQ~les i;D)' screwi IIg: il'l .1 c(n~p,l.e (if "(}IIt~. tUlch of wh~![;h have iIl;,d ~. lJ'CiunJl. groulld 0111 the end (see photo 2). n[~~cau be pttsl>()(i .1.11 plm.ce onthe ba.se]p];ate. ,md Ihc centers roll [htlUi]t}UIIlI.illlg ho~~~wU I be ItHlIl:kedpel're-ctly with nO.llIlil of Ihe ~[{.Juble;. .. mlte 111le;~l~uwi'l1g (Sl~ photo 3). Keep 'these sha!rpc:I lsd, pt)im~ carerully 3. .. you wil ~ IflO doub~ need Ihell] ngaiu for further j ig~ n,aki.n!!;_ .Dr! I ~ :aod countersink the Olu:achnuml holes ~l1dlllcm screw Ihe b.a~eplal~ OHm ~h~ reI)! ler: P·m in <I :1 arg~-dillm,c;tcr bit lind use

~:h]~· 1,0 OOI'e ,! hQ!~e~hrough ~heoo.!ie~p~,%~e and pfO\!id£ IDe :ne~lclllll)' aecess holle (photQ 4).,

The,jlg·.~ [base is nmv cQI!.lpLe;tecl by

rnalki n§; UP"'" ojX1!1l",sicl~tll box find ~(:;rewlng 'wt) sides on~o a botlOllil board. None of the ~tre~ are ¢vUn~~ai. Ibut m~ke suee tl~esides, OOiii\(l up well b'lr"J'ontll, (he oenter h~~gl::n of l'l~e ~~~ille {sec pholo.5l and 'thai. 1I~e''ylIircspa.ced

Abcv.o A spare llei.'l,OIstoc;1!: pla.re seem)eCli

O!!!1I Ide:a~ plaUQum .

AIJ.IO"H~ •. "liIisln91 a 'couple' ,e,f ·iJ:OH5, [nail have had II iH)Jln~

19.~(Ji1!l mid lO.mI' thfl G lilt:! .

Ah{l'V{I fhe' ~SWiflrlgqlltg cradle is mad!! by s'C:l"e'wing the rnut!;lrbalseplale ,oneo ~he WlO pivot s!tfes

AboVIJ! The (iIn,!lliY c,riticaJlpcll,n1 o~ 'liI1ei jig Is to ge,t 1!he pille,t p'O'lnt dea.d on oenter heig~~

48 AJoorican. ~U!le' & Pgtl-'er Woodworking

AIJ.OMe Tlhe' jlg'~ b351ii1 is now cOlflpleib~d b~ maiklJil!9 liP an o,pen·sidcd OOi:(

AbOVe U1e oHu:lll~ ,attaches 'to' 'the base with coach bo.lts and wing nuts

Above< The diameter of ttm b.all ,1J'Im r~fore' ean lb,(lj controlled by lI:1.m~in'fll the de;plh (lin 1jl10 mutar . -

Above To pifo\lide the fU!Ge~!iiallY clearanca !II Rlade Il!Ip all' ,mdom:lml SO~9W chuck

,AbovII ,SUdo 'tI!1;(I J~g IilQ,rlzon{alll:y a'I'ol!llg 'Ilhe' bed uotll1he bit just, touches ,ciead C-Elll'ller

apart 10 exactJ,y the same width ,IS the' rouser baseplate, Drill 11 ~11 il~ubleho le in 'the bottom bm!lnl for tile mOll iJlt~ ng Ibotn end oo!Jrllcrbore the head for neatness, If ,you make th ~~ mouJ:Uinf, hole slightly o'vcrsize j'tlU can IlKike 3clj\lsu'l1e!1l.~ to the iiiltg,ilmem which is impoffi!!1.t later;

Swingiing Cr,adlle

Tile swingillg cradle i made. by SCI"C'Willg Lhl.l roeter basepsae orne the !wo piV(l~ sldes, As these have ~o 00 identical. stick the two buts or MD logeHle [' first !.IlCll cut them oUl. and drill mol nne (see photo 6}. Tbi.s cmole atHn:::hcs to the base w,~lh c~<'l1;,'h bnllS .u'!d will~ nurs.I driUed ~~V(l'rnll:lol~ in line to give 11 vanct or pos~ible phrm paint>:, bm w3.s,n·( SUIr!.: J.U. to how this would w, I'k QIl!

1111

Above Tiyi1ifidl fO'liIgh o'ut. ~he ball blll!n'~s by e'!i,e 11!IS~Ilt8! Un! la~lhe'

Abiflrve Tq;y ~md a(ij,Ui~~U!e bit proJectlOnj 1I1wQ~ pol!lt j;!~,i!iiithm

lint II ilwas nclllalJy put to usc' ( ree photo 1),

PivOila I IPo'int

1l1e onl>, crtliC-l!~ PiIJr~ of Ihc jig is to g.L:I, n.hepi ""!:It point dead on cenl:et' hei gl'U illl orde r to gel. flile pCrk"l!:L ball. Till: best W11)' Qfdoing thi~ h 10 put a p !!lled ccnt'~'r on'[o thL; lai,lie and use ~his '10 mark orf lIlt: 1I111lchin,g drilling P hus on the ba e section \see photo S).

LilleeUp

ThaI's ;],\1 there is to the basic jig, btH Ilining 11. aH lip ~n1i!y seem PO~(ll1Ll.~hily

diffJclillt However, you can ellsJill Y IJOiSitian

,~l ihori,7,ol!lmlly Of! the lallne bed by eye to gel lhL! 3a'propri,W!~ .\lL~LlFliug poi'l!lt and dcplh ,or cuI. Tlu: diameter of LII~ ball: t.hlolrdo.re can be CQnU1ol'l:ed hy '!!Ieting-!ile deplh OF! the router.

Abo,VB Stan lilly determllliJIIgtl'ie radli'lIIs, of llie' re qulred ba'lil

Ai:J GV.o I'll p.racfu::.c m '~elllllld lit 'W.lIiS ~Il'ltew to inQld the blank still and swing ~he roulwr ovar it

Access

For better access ~l was ohv!olls '!ha~ Ihe' hall 1'l1'lI1k had 10 be. meunted 'wc'U ftWa,y fmm the I.~~he he a d!~u'lck. ow there would

no"t be Cltcl'Ugh ro~m Ito swi 109 [he rou ~ef right over. In faC'l this eleararree i3~IlC was initi.aIJ)' qouilie a • UHlIlbiillg block a I "t<tned developing til.: jig furtlter in nlY milld.

b}' [lOW thinking fuull.cr Ilhem:1 than Ihe Immediate job I: hal made h ' or!

To prO'vid~ llile' n,eCC£.'iilry cleemnee lmade up ~1Il eJdenul!,-d screw chuck from hardwood (see photo 10). ", is h gri pped in the sercll chuck ~ln(! consl SIS of a Im~g coach screw rLldlliLin!_t I:he :Icngll:! ~lr!he \\1co~L. blll with the head ncee si b,te !Jill the end 00 that !!,Oll can ~CI'eW it ilUo the blalllk \v[111 a wrench,

A.~",~ As I~ had :SUiS'~,ct~d. clea~I'I~~ ~t~he head5~QC~end was,iI POil1l'tltlil'~ 1ir<lllllble ispot

AiJ£!<v,e GI'!IIfl~ly a:wh~g: UlQ m'~~!lr o~e;r to 'oomp~etil ~Il filllisilil'tng ,CUlt

Dimens~oning

1'0 min im lze the anmmu of m:1i :;Yiui,d du~~y router work. try and iiou,sh Olll I he ball blanks byey,e lJ~i!lng Ine hMbc in the eenveuucnal way and j uM, holdhl~ the Irntm~b beIWCl.l'n l.lel1tc'ffi (see p~oto ,I n. ·this sa \led hou.r'S ef w'ork wh~m ~I came te de iLln: actull ~ bfllrel1 r'iUfl., bl.li,d;ct<-P iltu n~j' lJesl, cHarlls I oolllldll't gel them yct)' n:lI.lI'lCllookillg! BUI !tim dl:l¢~n 't m:aUer. lhe ji g \\i i n SOOrl son

it 0'11 ~,. so \1i',j'llil [he whole '=~d~ [Cl~u~ a few spares mllgh Iy shaped. set ~t up forth!! Hllia~ d1meli!sirn~ i I'lg_

Sutn hy detenni nUIl~ lhc. 1'~.dl,IilS or the rcqui red b.1I1 and set this distaaee pill:> a :al:Jmu I/I~!' liS Inehdgllil ~f llile oil <I.bove the cClillcll l]ilC of tne I~~th(,l (~~ pho~o 12). Make cnnrse adljijstme~1ils ~l} [hi~ I:l:y ~ltli\l' ~rn,g the c-rm:i ~c il'llo ! he 11C'lu'e~l. ~i \lot poi In~ i n Uu,~ base. and (hen Iiilne~IIU!1~ it 1'lf ;,ltlju:5lillg the n:m~er h~isht w idl, 11 nne fldj IIJ!>i[l'lr. Maurll :I

Above' 'The l'oYJiilding proceeds in <!series af'p::ls<ses,

Alcove Tl:ler:o:D, is '!IIOW oom,ple'L~,-3 pe:lfis:ct. ball ~toa prec:mS!e $~

voughed-O'u! blCln.k onto the e)l~:cmi'ed screw c'lluck. Jln~kin{l. Mire i ~ is fe!illy secure by

!l i:v i i~g a fimd lighr.c:liIl ng ro tlile coach !<Crew \'II iUlJ a wrench. S][d~ tbe jll] .n.orjzm~mlJty ,!ltl!1:1:llh~' bed !1! n~i I Ihe blt j~I~~~oudl!}ll the' end a'f [!u~ blJ an~ ~HI d~;l.d center "see plilo~lJ' 113),. Tfy:md"dju5~ tbe bit p~,ojl:ctiO'Jl'IpiV(Jt ~~ 111\ P'Ol'1iti(]lJ1 W that ~[tlL:~re is Jui nil'll<l.1J b~~ o"c~I,':mg bUll~ eliUJuglh clsarance 1.0 get round I'ne bail {see photo ]i<'l)I.

Ro'U nd~liIg

~ had [l1~.tteipQloo dm~ ~! oouM WI;~)\'" swing, tne router up over t~leoo.~~ as tll'01'Ued in nm latih~, htu. IIIl P[~!c[~ee thilll se't II WI ~(I m~l£:h \' ibrJ1t~().1!I HUll 't~lC !Om'face .fi.n iS~:1 was V!Cry peer with deep ~ear:ing of Il1e. end 8 rai tl. :irr!pmclice l found it w~ bener 1,0 hold

rhe blank suiH and ,swing the ~l}I:U!Elr o\i'ew

i I. nU~llit :;:1 igh~ I)' :by hjjfl~ m~.d then ulrmke ml[}th~r lelil,fih~II'.<lJ'~ pass (see' photo 15). ~

Ab""ve1iJ1e muglfl silfla,ping ,of ~Ile ~aJn miniil'lil,il!!as ~lhll' :;J!II1I QlliIl1Ilt . .of 'Wood 1:0' remove

:Above Myfl~s:t: ilil:!'eJi WilS,~O give nlOU!:

CIe.a!r.Ulce

e::tperimentecl 'wi 111 dUferem types ef bit,

iii! iti~lI:y [hi!llkiml~ thaI :I Coo:re bo;!;, bi~ wfll!l.ld l:I!1l the 0051,. Thabest rc.s'Ubs\\lICre ~.rn IC"aC,t w ~Lb n L/~'! slI';lUg,M Ib<il as this. IrCmted vlb:rmiOlt but didn't oVoerpower the 1.'{l:uJ!~'r, and ~~~~ .leFt <l Mlperbly elean 11 n ish.

A~ lhad ~u.~pected. clearance a,t Ihe he<l!dI~toL':k cal(t, waS a po~c!~li a ~ tf'Oubl~ spOl. lJu~ "viUll II ~lrnan cut oHI iII;. [he jig bru.&':PI~flIe lwas itC:lijj3~ IYflbll~~G g,ct far eliQt~gh iID'limd rO'l' this. pmt~Ulaf job tsee [)inolo 16). The r'OUl1dtngp;ri)~~ds h~ <l ~cdesof p"5~es. !iWilllgilli£; dH~ I'(lIJi~elr over oUe \VI!i'1 £inti! then u1!ming lh.c blank. siigh~~~beJoJ:e $,WiIilSill,g it back lime mhel"Wii:,' (see photo ~ 7}. The rough shapin!; of [he :baH uil tilre ,r~IJ;lenl!ii,li.llti.us, tha .ml'IJ'UIJ[ orwoo~ to re move whh the reuer a:nd the process L~ c:;!;J:relJ~cl)' quid caee Y"'a.! aue ~n I,he ,g ~'OI~ye (~e pho~u ~ S),

C!lealnimg Illp

TQ delllJ:l IUP, set []]1~ 11fi~llL1! ~piIIi!Jrl~ ng ::It the ""j()'We-s1 ~pec:d I.md, with ~hc bit di!m$ iln the center Woj;m. advance ~L grnd\;,mHy i~ the ov.er.si~ wood on 'Ul~ origillltli s!JuJlIIg. /Ii t'illil,~ ~dJl1;s~el' Om I he rouler is k!cl.Ilfox this, The-Ul .. w.ilR [[ slm.stpiJlI1 i"g. \'lei)" slow[y and g~ntJy swu III:!!: d\e :r;jJ:tJile'r over ~o oO!1l1pleli~ Ib~ fiillishi Ill!: cUll. dead Clf! S,j;')(;l (1000 phOt{l .~ 9"

The exte "dtd spiso!~lliIu. is kofl onth.c'

111'1 H can [he n hI!' nJ~lwd i 11IIt'! 'Ille nlOI.lJI1IU,IiI.& dowel I1Silflg the l u the ]n the ~m1Vef:lliol'lO.'I, !TlUf!J!ler_ T~~ job is now ,"Orllp:l.fltll, - a petf~ct b:l~~ 1,0 :1 prucil'~ size t1>~~ ~Jhoto 10), Once the j ~g is. set II lui )I ou lIi,we I1i.Ole~, 1 he' height adj~lsn:nCJl~s on~herm.!!~er Ike rest o~; the I]n~.;il 1; c @J~ ib;f! '00111 ple'~M t.o C:1\a.cL1'I tJIU,l:

S3me d i me nsioas,

Mod'ifh:::ali:oms,

\'VI'Ii'l ntat job om of Unc way 11m:! a ~ ilde spi1re la 11\1:[0 experin1(!~\[, you wii ~ ru.~ 10 modify

Ihe jig- :Sh~LJling a~ I ~;hos;e linial~ had giVCfl me liIUli?UH'JOI1;s,idc'Hnt:: IIctiOi1l ofthujiS. and my

fl rslkiea was to tli\fC' mt1fe d!!i1r.tn~-.: O,ll the li!Qldiilllil end 10 make it mure uwful r~:r sJ[ul!Uer sized bailis .:1m.! .~) ~lIow ~ Uure or the Imidillll£; spil,gm Iii) be C1II. flW.fly. ll\is involved Ilsil1lg n dcrnmmt::tble rueter with ~he ~mntkm.1 oolJru:. so l Ulllflt! upa gU~'~;ib'e ~loM ~ng bo~1;, and: 001: (l1J][ n Jut rnlU'ru or [ia.C rmJll.:. fI1tXUlllirlg pial,,; tQ nlIow it l\j. hin~e 'O~:r HlllCh fll:r'!hcr \Si:;e p!wLO 21 ).

A.ldm:ugn I~s IJlO\VC rrful ~his IF0111Cf p.rro'j~t1 ~o hClfliI(I1ie thr~n up'lD I ill: j(Jb. :1 '~i nglc: woodilt:n;w thrmli.Klh ·the ~lil in the b1J$~

Abelv.!) 1~ lost the '1iI ne height m:ljlJli'~rnll,nt ~o c:orn1Jre11 UtD dll:~~h ·l)ir cut

p!'f}vldil'l,g II r~aH}I furl] hold for even !he heaviest of cUits (s,Cc pho~o 22),

l: eKper.~ml2f1lc:d with Slillal.l~iF di,HmelC'ltl:iftlb" but again fOl!nd~hal the ~nit11<l1 roughing

out had [0 b~ (;arr~(ld Ql:U with tlte: ~at~e ~t<!itional'Y, just tumi Ulg it rou nd by hond tor eatih I)~_:SS (see phoro 23 J, The other prob lern wi~h this rol!h~:rW a ~ thart ~ lost !he fine heighl adjlUlstm~11l10 cuntrol the d~pih of cut, tim on~y remedy bc,ill1,g ~o s:Hde the oom~\, in ,find Out ,o:frlte I;;QU:;lY and I:h~1! rel'O>C',k ~~. (see photc 24).

Experimentation

Experilfl\e!i!L.lliltl further wi~h s,h;dlo,w~r dcp~h:>of eut I fO'ultdl thm ] oOIil~d a.cm:lHy leave the- ~,athe !>JP'i nn iflg as ] swu,ngthe mu~er over, eV~n to l'J:luglfa o~t nle .shape: '!\.ee: ph~IO' 25). The problem 1 S Ihattht: cxtlil, lime taken to keep II tu~r~,"g the depl nor cut lIlegmes the time 8;lvcU ha 1l1;Jklng deeper pas~ manuaUy wll h the lmhL': sm~iomIrY. and I.he fin ish h

IUU as good e lther, l~Jo':ve\lc:r. tllc' bf1B is now nmen ruore Cl[j>Jllplcl:e ~ll'Id 'W! II, oruy require ~ muc .fin.i~~]i.iTlg by hruH:i if you want :1 Sphi2tflc rather ~h<lll! .~ wUlld I'inifLI (~e photo 216).

The j igalsQ 0ilJtwed up 1.!1I serts of o1her po5sibi~i ~ ies and [ liI~l tried IU(JV ~lJg the pi \l'o~ flxis below Ih~ ccnt~r :lin.tl ,of [he: la[h~ mld using a V-bil In Oldd d«or>iti,ou IQ l:ine bali: {see: photo .:27), 'f,ll] $!le3Hy has to ba used ill oonju1'lC'lior:l with a Jiv:ld ing head for <tCcllraM.t ~eltun,gol,ll, but the decor.l1i ve .I)oO!l8~bi I ~1.ie'S are endless.

~ollghi ng out 'will1i the pivot off-cenh'lr would "0 ·doubL prodllce some il!l~:e:tes.t iriS cfl'e·cl,'i and wi~11 acCI,II.·!,!I~ hlde)l.i Ill); you. don't neeessari I y have ~.o produee oo'Ul1Jd itt!1'I1R, it j ul>Lll!eeds ti !TlC to e,,,pe:l'lme.nt

Grand F~male

As OJ flmlle, .mcl for a bit of fli n, 1 Was [nterested i~ mllk il1!g rny.~elF a new desk clock, ] ffin1Oun:l.ed :it 'r1.:ljecl. bull from (he

Abm.!'l} The. b3:111 wUl onill" I"llqlJim :J IlltuQ hand ~i !i!'liShi ng i'~ -y~g1;! wa1l'!t:O!!sphetl),

Abo,\I\e ~thei~ e ut g1ff the ~Qldlf!g sp,T,got aJlld drilledl a ,suita!ble ihole-to, pu shi In 1he, ,clock mO\i'llmll'l:lr

e~,rHer fini.al HI!;J'ki!l1g se~SiQn" and eut itoQiwlJ, fllrt~c,r USi;fI,~ [he i:mpro\lcd j ~g Ito prmil.!lcc II nm.e or less cmnplele sp'here (:ree pinero :2;8).

[ the!'! Cu~ off Ih.e-· hQ~ding ~plg.otand dri lled a ~uii ~:liilbl& hole i lIi[g Ute stl;lb to allow myself to push in the c Ilock rn.o\''efm:nt

I: d.idn 'texpecr 10 end '!.II' Wi~~l OJ. dock

whL;:'!1. I ~IOI,l(lO In,.ke [hi~ jo!b 0'1,11 I thi.nk tlfl,is rnioe~ji' ~UuSI:ml~~ tiro pOhll thm II goad route!' jig ean f1l1'lhcr i nerease the '!e~J:lmlY 'Of lhl s s~Jterb po'wer tool • .-"

I ~;}dllllm::1i! .a;tlrliJi!I'(ldi.(liIe orig,un:aJ of

IhiS_ ~gl. ~H;_el~U'Ii?,Cmldlle tlr __ I~_~ ,!r ~]t)~. h;lIl'l,ll'ln;g by !he ~!iIg[enook I~,repbl~"e or 3 [nllfi'OCrS bouse, U gol m~nhitrlkung

lhm .<1 ,~1Q,py \\'Ul!Ild make;} g9Od, weekend p:rQ]ocL lt's wel~ ]!lIroportiQflJ;;d. whicb ~Hy adds tu it 'lichiLtnn. ruK.!·[he orillLmll was nkdy executed inlmlilno,gmlF' h \V1!,!S sllightl}~ 1II.~)';rmn~!rkai at~dob' .. iou~!.1' 'OOlU!llry-m<lUE. iJLJI ~Jafi gr~n{~. ci,IY·nl1::lker's M)'k:. Bnndl. l1~gl'l'(IU::dl[Y, rul[~fll(:: wooden ~~em~ ·rue very ootieclible .mdi somethh,g ,",,1' !li~e a ~,this; \.~'tlUidi 00 r.nhe( (!:>:pen5~ \l'L'! eo buy.

IDavidTi,ppey recreates an tlnti,que c'andle box fit

CWItiIl[g And DiimensiOll1ing

llt~1i nii job ~s to run I:h~ w~I~W LhJOllgh me lhii.:klil~r~ndfl2d!llci: i~ firollu ~'1~i' ~o Wi, selecting the most interesting pxeoes forI he ureas !:h,~I. 8ho~'\I'~d '!:nos:r.

Before y{Y~ stan c~iu:~rl,g O~t Ihc i'ncli vkh.:m~ com~mnews. !nuke .. \vedg~",sh1l!ped jig ~milb!.i'l1g you 10 em I[h('l box '8 ~{H:lg ta~m~cl sides cnjhe '~.31b~csaw. Tillis is llC'ressmy bJ;l(;<Iuo;e due to their ren gth the s ~d,les CII'H't be cuI :lI.ccUJrn~el},' !IIf'il1g the miterglll~d~. \%Ihkh i",oillly SULt1LliJle fOor :shail1. t::1lI:ts.wi.th Ole IQ3]!i, :!>idc lyi.ngng'lill~l. the If1 iter gauge. y(lL~ Calli

[l1;}1k~ :1 Iii mple tlx,tJ.cl. jig for this j'ob •. blat alii a{ijl.l$l.a~]e jig l~ an1.0Ti;lworth~l,'hi!e addhlclll 1£11 .he saw\; ~O(lli ng.

Taper .Ir.g

Make tlilellaper jig frunl~W<) Il:Jltrthvood bm.llcl]!l; hlifil1jJ::t1 U.t one encl., with a wooden 8tO~1 .mached 10 I h.!: ellld or Que 'b:;llleo. A!~, old mlbinel M:JY Ilfrovided the l!~j:tJ~ml.e'.lln wil:1l .~ sCT'Cwbnlll ami!. knob toloek H when set ~o lhe correct lllipcr. Thepiece of wood to be

~Uil i~ heJd Olglli.nst ~h~ MU~) Oltldi ~he wood <1tt'ld ji,g fed tllltllJlg,b Ih~ S!lW 'lOge'he!:, with the jig ll'Ufll:ting agai mit 1.I~c Fence. T,.,ig nmrkli (lL'!~hL;l jl;g h,~~n::IL~ - III J t ~"fmrn ~h~p'i:\'t:IiLpoi nt (Jr h~ hi ngr - 11m 1l1~ 1.0 ,~ct dtt: ~,ilpc·r. If! :this case "2 'lr~il per ftmt.

The jig is 110 eui the r1)Olllt edges or dw ~\vo '[ap~rnd ~il:Il~s. I:he liront :piuncl 1II1d ln~l..iTIp~r.> onthe h:~wcx' ha~f or the backplate. Cut d'lie&e to th~ ~1I,rn~t<lper sen itn~ usl nguhe j [g. Cut theslopingteps .or [Iii(: sides wllhlhe fil1~tCI.' j.~~. \'\I~)n{:liI. is rarfttlol'C it.C'clI.rn.le for this tyIPC or 'Prooe~~lt·c. As the 1:)01'< i~ a dOllblcl"t.1f,)~r sha~e. the ,ends. of I he ~iides OInd bon' ,pi:ln~1 .1il~OO trinllmitl1l~ wliu:re Ihcy i'i~ flg,aiml the b.a,~ and lid,

Worik The ,An~1es

If you hlll",e OJ liltm1bOf table ~aw,. set i~ to dne oorrrem ;lng,tc. 01 ~'u.~.rwi£e ~hes(;lang tes c(ln be cm'Cl.luJiy clll~\!~fh a pJ:lI'Iie, or a jig Cam be consrrueted frmll the cutti IlIg offClIli'S [Q produee liae: ;)iI'i~Jcd ends (II] a disC' s8Ild.e:r; J emp]loye;:d tooth or these, I.Isil:ilg I:hc dise sande rn1(:'lnod with goc-d ~\ICC,~811 en ~he C'nd ~r3i n of Ua..; sidl:l pieccs.,whi!t:'1ii was; pro1ue m teming w hen pljJlflle~.mul a plane Ig prod uee the !Irn.gledoock ledge 10 the I~ cl. ~ ~ef~ cunhn_g Ute ~ id !!I !1Iti~ 'the: bgx '~'US; assemhled SQ ie I~OU~cl. b(; rnC'l:'$U~~t,!I a.cclJlmt~l)'.

Bands31W

'[moe II,~ d,-",~lncli ve, dec'o"l!~i ve ,dC'-~ignl OIil[O (he' tOiJQf 1.~1l1 Itr.Jc~.p.ifJlIJ, .ru\'erS~nll !hc uaei:ug U'! IUllke s'ure I he rcsuH is

.. ymmcU:'ka~" Cut it eut em dl~ 'lmnrl:Hlw i r )'01.1 own one. I f not a Sl.:L'cJll:sa"'" Or COP~I1I,g sawwill su fnc~. l non~d !.hm on Ih~ oui.~ u1l'1~1 Ihe S:idC'l;W~n: nnHe(l and gll1le~ [0 the

D>ld. A~, h 1~ .[1 di lficlillt. pIcOject ~~ cl,ll:ulp

ap sm"OLJ'.'i~ful:ly, UStl ~lrIe ~ilm~,ool!l~\nn::ti.ul~ 1I1.e~hoo ,altlt{)~,gh manw a s'lronge, .Ct~ue john if the skies are nt~be~cdba]r~'I,;'ay Ithmlllsh ,the !h ic~ue~"t;: of •. he back. panel.

R,alJbetsAnli Molding:

Wi:~b [he or.igi nn], the fml'l! pllnel had been Ic'~. ime [h~ ru:blxm, on l!i.e s;idc:s. hmvi n~ IWO pmtl'U!sions '~'!I'hrich had a oollind {~C1y,e rno;M f(llnllle(~ em ~'l:ienll. The [l;e:N~job ~.~ 110 create lh~ mbliJets, to [!IIk<l~Il(l liro.n~ ~Iel_ Use.iiI m.ol:cUlIlg b~! iJll.~ tsJbk:-'!1ItQLI~~lCtd ro:L1~L:'r Ilnlld f-orm the W' reund '110~d gn Ille rrou'l ed.se ,of [he ~ides first, 'tou ean no\1;I ::;e'~. I:he :rab'bel depthoo:urnl;el}! 1:0 mmch HI~ p.miilt.': fomlce:1, by ~her!loldi.nlg bh. rt" ~!(lU use 11 plane er a

s ~m~h .. roll,rnd{lWf bit. the fU11I rnbb~l '~.1Il be em fi flit aud til" ~dg~n:mldt:d Ilist 'The rel~1 of thc~ mbbe~ is formed usi;n!8.;} IN1n:na,lc'.r bil. tilking a couple OfClU;S Ito co.mpk:tel:llu~ job. Ih!!I~ PI-e"'c ruing .!ltl te<lf]nlg OU.I.

The frullt prille:llfI11S tWo ,~o.ratiVof!~\I'~ tantl.ed by I~ght )]lLlrfn~ cuts I:l,l,;il~!&!. W' find W' rou n~, 11.0~ or omeOOI!; bi~!l. Ag3il'l. l:ake each cu,~i!'l n coupLe or p~Sc'iCS 3~Willmu ls miner prl;nle lQ~e,:~ring.

'The Base

MO\,l~ onto the base, bur ~~U'we YOIII dn so, fl~ a rii~se fence to I.he roUt.c:r Table to Sl]PPOn: the sll~ail piece of wood while 1'O\llin£, ~t Ag<li iii use the I fi" I'OUI~<!, b~:!. ro rew.uiC d1 e

AboGDw GluIllln~ tl1!,e dlH:l0rn~ive proifllcQIl ~lIIe bandsaw

Al:u:I'I!'O' 1Ui111ll ~ap!lr Jig 0I1i1d. ro!Jik!r lb~ts

U!sEu)1 -

" You can give

the box a slightly aged appearance in keeping wit" it's

design. "

AhOi,.il Angling 1he el'!~s of ~hel p.o!llI els w,ulilil a d~s£ ~HIrn o:nf

PRO,JECT

MQveThe lrnloldlfn{l biil: IJSQd to f@!rnI'n ~hEl Il~ad I!illhe edge 'o~' dle !lJde pan,ems:

AbOl'o'e A ,straight W' bit is used to comple11l1 th'~ f<libkits; In ~he' ~lde5

L,1IfI: '1: .. " arid! ~U! coc';l'e bills US(l~ 'Io~Qi!'m' the ,d~orative mof,l1!ifllQI OfittilQ f.uont

Right Thl! Orif,gln:aI UlUl,.c{iJI~ury <l'iMiqui:! lo'msh:m

CunlNO UST'

1 x back, , ,.:lL9~ X 6 Y.i"~ ':>;' .,," Freilich wall1iul

~. x sides , , , " " " ".ll2 !A~ ;.: 5 %~ X Wi' r'mm;:h WilIllI'ilUl

1 ~ base "" ..•...•. " .. " .• _" •• "" , 3lJ!:" ):3 J~~ )J W' iFlreJ11ch 'lIah~ut

1. l(,lop " 6 W x 6~ x %'" F~lliInC'l~ 'I'Illll"!'ut.

2. l(, brass hinges andscrew5 1 l>'.l~ .'Ii W

P'RO,J E,C'T

base 's edges. am! dtl!(11 ':l~~loWililg till lu round QVe:r Ihe ed~('.li"

Machincrlil Ul~ p.L{~l~ for 11:1(l rt1ll3 n budy

so they rm: rendy ('Or asscmbly. Th.c doubl,e; taper makes h vC'~")' diffLcl! I~. 10 apply cI2:mp$ \\ii.lhollil. e.\'eryl.bi 1'1£ moving, S1or.rSI liu the sides, 1.0 U~C' tmck. gh!.i~g l:Ul.d Ll;.t,ilfrlJ!:l ~.Iiu:m

in p]!lt'e _ F'Ul ~he fm!'lland the bi#W. g.h:~ililg Ii'mm, inroo th~f1ibl:Jm:5 and Icmiporlil:ci Iy Hailing them in pl'11:1:: 1,(') prevellt m~y :~lijlJpili'lg,. bcfiOre light] yclml1pililg ~hem up. Whcn~hc g:tUi:

is dry. pull ~he nail S (Jut .mdlhe u:enmining ~11l1i1U hoi!;;::> ill\: ~:l$it~ Y '(.imu.:ea,l!oo.

The Lid

PJ:~me d~.c' back ,edge ef IJ'IC I,OP 1[(1 Ih ::lg;~ irm E1la..em!J::ik ,mId CU!t!lllC lid ~o SDire, Gh'c the oo;g,e~1i decorative ronnd mo~d. AJ~lA,cb the lid w, the backwith two brass I W' ~ ~h" hinge.s, Ilmt Sh()l!lld OOIi,';lfuU-ctcl~Ul imo Ihc Hd ;lnd screwt;d t!IJ Ute :>liU:f;U;:~ Qr~he bm;;k~h!itc with J/t" brass ICOUfil.e;rsllll,t:iit:re:W'~.

The !)!;m~1 ru.1:rion is 1iI0W !:ymplc~~ M'I remove the I i(~ ;,\gau n S(I Ihe who~e 1m); can be d.e,m~d 1i1r W[Lh 11 S'C'rnper g,nd .,hm~iw pllper. retocly fOn Siaini ng muJ :poli~hh!g.

Fimilsh

The filllish is n rnaN~r of pcrMlnllT ('hoiae. 'iO!Ji Carl ~ivc u~ OOit ,[I ... I.ighl~y .[I~pd apJ?C.'lr'.ll:JiCc i~ k.eeping. wi~i1I. it~ tI~ign ;11lhQllifjh ~l wO'!lI~d be rnlher db,hoI1lC~1 M"I try rllild pass II off a.~,rl'! 'lc!~I'11 ;'If!iliq!,le~ The (lri.r..-j~;d ftPI,l'earn ~t! .I!ItWOOcI1l gmill"f~iroo arid .~I;!'i n~'illJlrit:l:l." U"l fil'li5hing~\lith,~ shellac poli~h al1d ma:i nwiinec1 by \vIIXIU,g'ffj. '"

,. I

i

0- 00 of iJ;'i~ bes.tw.tliys of seCUri11_g a. miter joint 011 81m·. or careass is Ily fitting biscuil . The jimblcm is mnt 'vlm with m.iler fellCies

11a~ C~!1 be 11 bit hit and miss \ ill!, h1scuil joj,l!le.r. '1l~is jig cvereemes lire need f,o-r tile j1Jilnl.(li~ alaug~her. m1bsriuuing, it t"ilo :I, K!-~uter and an ihl~:li.pmliiv~ b~l,

Geoff Lucas creates a Soo/lition [or

bi ill • "

, iscuiting miter

joints

D,esign

AlthoUli.jh YQU will fiL.-OO il router mounted ill a table of some sort [0 make' I:h i ',jig. tile CQIll)£IFIlCith:m i'!Self is \'e!fY sim_ple. There is "~ry I iUI~ J1fi:';Cisioll, 1IIl\loi ved eilh r, jl!lsi. male.c' SI:!ifii: lihe lit'iare.rial Siu!" is aI. 90~ to

the table surtacc aad the jO~1ll beeomes fool p.f;IKlf.

.oI\n(JlIL~r rujvrull:nge (If lIl!'LI. thase iypc ofjxgs is i:hal they are _I~",'p !o make, y:I}UCl!lI'lIl~ up all sul'ls of :scmp:s o:f mareliol and r.h~ fLllihcd si"lJC fS In SOlllC C);.!eltt diclll!ed by what ~mi hr~\I\C <lwil<l'ble'. 'ULC di 1l1e!l'l:l;iol'lS or Ihi~ jig IIlli1}w you ~o joil1~ I)i~ lip I~O ~4 V~~ wide" 1b\lt )'Olil coo vnii)' mil;. 00 ~lJiil your i[jdivir:'lu~ ~IIJire:IJ1CnlL",

I aJ'Il a}' UISC MD . as it is nat, Sltable rilnd cheap but use hardwood if you pl~rer. MD

is of course qui~c oo[a so I' ,cover IIi.c' we~tril]g serfaees with scmp or I,runillal,e - de irnbl.e bUll by 1110 meaes esseetlal.

Iissue 17 Sep!lemoor/OClober 2006 59

Aoo\l,e The s:u,PiPorl: bO!:ll~dI haslo bll '1iX!~d ~tOi 1fue45" ..

Sialrlimg CIu.I;s,

Start the C;:Qn£llnltt~U!,l llJy cilIUi,og I;m~ ;:.J I Ihe necc$sm:y pieces, The base ,:;ho'llM 00 ]t,i'" stook,lhc Sl!ll~POit1 boo:~d auld S'lOp.~ s/~". ami [he e:1fI(.I~ :1, ",.

,'hc' support bOOIrtl lUiS, 1:0 oor.~ed ata rruo 45~ to tile base, 50 :;;~0!11I. by viani Illg this mllsle 1!10n,g one ~,ge bee ph(j~o .~), The support'S for '".uS filM) Ilccd l(l have ~ 4S"angle s.Q

use a. 1111 ~cr saw" bm diochClC:k ih,e:~Ii~kl pmdm::ed, ~lmJ' not neeessari ly 00 exact s~rni,gfu of!' the S<i!:W,

Lam~fI:ale

Stick 'the ,~am;1.I1IlIl: 01'1 t1~i.1!Ig cOnMtC't adhesive. The new solvent-free ones, ,$>I;,"em

~o w()~k weU alld are much moee plellsantw ILI~(';. Cut [h¢ I~m,imune ro~ll!:hly to si:Qe, I~;!vin!l pleniy 0.1' s~):lre .d~ round, and stick j I, On nnrn.l~y. AI~~hl Mjl!,ew.e in til1(;l vise orten helps Itheoond~li,g process, Usc il 111i1~h l!nIn, bi~. ill tile' rouser to cut IbReI;:. Urn excess ~o a p.m.ecl:ly n!.l~hr.flbh (see pho~fI 2).

Support: Board

The ~lII ~lmr1 board l!t~,dS ~\I.ro slots ~o

take Ith!!: aclj ustllbl~ ~KJ:p •. So c Lit [:hL:::S~ \vililii. a slmigi'll bit. ~ll itable for Ihe oo~l'5. 'Ul]{) eoad bolt he-ltd needs to be a sl iell n£ 111 ln lite sl:at. bul ng'l so 100000e the,)!:! it can t~ m, I. Il!~d;un JIg" MI rot !tIte boil'S. iJ ~ 'the side f~rtce ~o ~I!I ide the CUUC'f, aud mask the ·sl.ml' and ·MOp' P~)Il~u[i(m~ w 1,ll~ .[!! :p,encil' I ulle (see :photo 3), A deep C:IiJl wiIJ:1 3 lfIllrfOW bit in sc~'llml pac);s~s is required Ito lesser the risk of vibmliu(n

liImt could cause Ihe (Cutler I!]' ,chauJer 0, C'\I'~!~ ~lll1LP', ]/11:" ,'II .. time Is deep ~nolllgh.lInd \vuth 3 li,l[ r~ C:(Ire you ~hO'u:l:e1 end liIp whh 'two poe_r1lect slots,

Abo'l'le IUs.e ",filush 'triiltillbij~:~o 'C;llil~: i;)acl<" the '~!Ill)ess~.oa p~rt;e',C:~,y '11IIJshfl:!i1ISh

U!:in,g these ~kl!~ "~!ltelI:rpl:!I:e.m"rk and Ihe!~ drBI the bolt ho~c~in the !i.lf:ding smp, 'fl1is stop and [he f:i;~oo OIl1~ Moo, need a 45" Chatllfu"f clitting on the end, With the bolts ,Ind wiWlg I'Illits in place the SlOp should be' a nice ~lidilil8 rn whhout ooinl!;l 100 sloppy (see pharo 5).

The an:g~edl suppons need 1'0 bescrewed

~o the base From. the ~1!1dememh. A roecaof wh im. gIUi!l!!elpsho,M it r~gl~t Now tum Ihe jig back up arid artaeh U1C StlplPQrl board, s.c~ewingthrough. the e:nd:<iI:oJll <!:~ weI! at the oll,e entl .. and jll.ql. IthrQug,ll the suppert bO[jjrd allhe Olher (see I:lbo~o 6). lt is :1b~ohjt.ely cmciaJ: H13[ 1J1(;l fi~(!;d !;1nd ~I.np i~ at 9W' to Ule edge (j:fthl; suppon OOl:lN:i or the biscl:ilil s,iol s will be .tiilg~edI,

And lh.l.t'll all there Ii:> to the jr~ (s.lrnowu! in its ¢nti.rmy in. phOlO 7~. The bons should s~ide freely, but if there j!\ !lIT)' problem you can .1i1(V~i'S aceess '.llIern frunl fhe back nf [hejig~

Routilnlg BiiSC:uils

To usejhe jig you wil ~ need II dedk<lte~ lbiistlli t. ,t::ln~~r for the Hlllll,e:r. These are :>upp~ied\'\;I.iJI.l a mngc Qr beafllt~~ to ~LlI.1

!.he si ~J,;of bi~t;'Ult you are go~,"g to III~, The' router :hll$ 10 be meuntedtn II table am], the b~ight o:ft.h~ (:lulll'r adj:uMed untill it is in the center of Ihe mil,c'w joi nt tsee pheto 8). A fi ne height <lujllsler is essential here,

C~amp'ing CIDn'troll

O:li:nlp the wood! iI] the jig. m1!king g,ure; 11 is ru.'1~.IY&i'icure (S(\flP~'10tO 9). A a·clamp frOf:rllh~ b:a.dtlfnight also 1Je:: nec~sa:t)' if

usl 111£ v~'!')' 11IOlrd 'woods Ih,n tend ~Q'creep' <1::),O!.l pm.;;h them ~ Ilro the I,;ult~r" UthiS OCCIlnl the l>lm will b~ ""ts!ight~y eVC'f wi:alh1tud

AboVlliJISIl'1hosidll fulll~0 to guide' foe bit, Ii,na '!il'N'irli.the '~til It' <lin:ciI 'stop' po<silio!lls ""lUll. a peinell Ilinn

A !;love llilQ s:rop' s:nould :~~a IIITLIlC :sndin;1!I1 mWitlii:(jiot Ibe]liIiQ JOe I(lOiSe .

~:he effeetlveness {l'f 'the bi8~~(1 itthu.s ~~m. So IT l'he joint. i~~~()ru;,e. 'tTy a. :~~'Pplcm.entilry C:llll1iilp"

F,alse Fence,

8efore YOLI a~uj,<!Hy try to ~U~~L Sklt ~t up iI fal$e fence WiUl 3. SlOp un I.hl'l rulil:ter wbk: (Sl."e photo 101. Th~s serves two p\urJ.mses if! thllLt it pl;eve:nL1ii 't!he. (: L1l1e, slIIaI[clring Ih,e w(}r~ IlJId nho IIIIQWs you to s.e:t ~MlCtly ,vhl:1"t:

[he joinilS wil ~ be, c-ut sO they rnaeeh up 0111 CQl'l'espooo~l\g pieces,

M'a'kilng The Cut

So Ollcelhl:-; ·f.:!i:)P ls set, hold the end ohhe jig .. gf!iTl~l it {sC(lp!li:o[:O 1 n and gelldy pl1s,n [ltewholl:l .asS(l1"l1bly o,mo [he re\l'olvi.ng euuer (3C~ photo 1:2:), \\11,1.11 I hew-eiglilt of the jig <lnd the massive area 1.0 hold. there j s Httle dauger o.t'kJckhnek blll~ nhe Sit'lpis Llilemfor comp~!.lt~ :SHfcl.~ and pe.ace of m~ I~d.

laflWitl:! II llnne CO! ~e yo~ sih,o'lldl::l end! t!~, V'tlillil 'lwo !1I€irt:IlC,t slo:ts

L.oU :B>efo,~>e

lfo,u 'til to ,cut.

<!! s~io,1, :se,t !1I!1;) <!J 'ra:nSllrC'rI(:l1l wiWfiI ;Si s,top' 01'1 '~he, I~l)l!iikir .tJ'bl\JJ

l.JeiflGeilltly p'L!lS:h'the lNihole' a~!!Il'I!I1I'bjiy 'cn~O the' re'!(Qlli¥'iIll91 ,ctill1er

TE,CH'N re AL

AbO'VIl IFf IX nm SIJIPliloo!i1:ooll)l'CiII :by IOc~w,ilil:g1 UI!.10!'!!:g1!1, ti1l;e e:nd ~~;(\P. at Ul(llCllilo ,eml

Alb D'!{IElThe IboBs sh.ould sil't:d'eheely ~III the :tl1!,!~$hoQdI jig

,AbO'VCl 1Il11il~ heli!'J~~ or!' '~IiI~ ctJU~r lis ;"djus'ted ~1ii1~1 ~ i'l:lslliI~he Qenliar o~ UI,e Irlillitor joll1t.

Above 'C!ampthe woodi In ~he jig, makif!!!i! ,SLIm It is mally' ,SIICil1m

~.~ ..

T'E'C H NII'IC,A L

Above While thiem' is ~itIJle d31l1get of kld~:blO!l,c:k,~he<!O!t.op gU<I!'<lil1il:ees ,complete salf:llt.y

Abo''o'D The .~e$lyllt. :~I~ol;l!:l!d. be ~ c~~,m $mO~ h~ th,e nrli~er

i >:.. 'biQ$e basrd.. •• "",."- "" "" .. 19 W ;0: 9 W ;I;. W' MDf

2: x angb~o SUppo:rt5., , " ... ,.g ~'" x 6~:;;;, .1" MIlJF

1 x support boancL , •...•.. "., '" ..•• 19 <IIJ, ~ ~, '6'..!!~ X +;i" MlDf

:1 ):sjld~ng $lJpp()rt. , '" 4~ x 6 '1.:" ;0;, ~,'" MDIF

.1 x fi~_ed s:uPiPOrt. ' n •••• " •••• ,l ~ x. 6 !h~ x ~'! MDF

A Made IMiiter

The fes.uh shol;llcL be a cl~lIn ~I~[ l n Hle I1il~lw (li0e::pl1mo 13}, Repeat the p.ro«!dme Cur Lhemher pan and Y'O'!.1 wnl, have a. really strong 1l1i1~~"- jOJut ~:hal~()Cmes perfectly and, :0lL~ il, cimMt slideabeur, is ea~y re g~ue up .

·trJ

u

Kevlin Ley overcomes Q;,few grlJ"di,J&: wne,,", he ls cO'1:'zmis~i(Jlned b:y a ,egltlQf'cli:en.t to c,reatell series 0/ Idi'sp,fay case:

on

y

Dl.ld!]lg line !:I1!OlJ.d.n1l of ~[}mi)' tt11,~or pieces ;u ~ebm weed,

my, cii:~1 a~ke~ it: I c0u,.I~1 mO!k~ ~ome dlSpllly CaSeS .fi[lI h~.~

eolleeuen of: "l.o(lelt;rJrs.bofl~:S aad r~,fUi](lS,

'~ agreed and thmlgM I iule more abom ~h Ho'weve.l" wileD he 'gave m~ lhe !UIIIDbe!r O'f CfYSeS mild the ,(i)~m.elils,umllsul was :iiJp'paro:m [hiM tilis was anether ul.ajor task.

Desi,ln

All ~ 8 cases are d ifl~rclli~, ~~~e·s~ th~largesl 45'" A. (9" A 22:", and the s:~mdie~~ 151• ~ '7"

x 1[1". They hQu:s-amo~!e~S Hm,g~ng fL\0I11 COfU;OOO 1,0 areci ng jllI.t:h!. iJIiiiti inclLid~ vario~s steam n·all~s. sle~~] cars, Ili:rcm:fl ".!'le! b()1H .. 'l,

As ~~ h,w~ Hul¢ el'!p!'![ie:ila(l of worki.ng wll'~aghlsl> I conducted some resesreh on ~he inlem~t wilh di spIOJy·c~loie ~J:!ak~!'S ,lHd

W ul.h nllY IOGII~ glass .n:I~rr: llilll,LI found tl1lfit!~ recognized method o.f I1takil1\g disp,.lay cases is ~o em the g~,ass~Qllels acc~u.ueiY'lnd. lII~ing siHoone glue OIl lhJ: edlg~, ~lLle them I.ogl.'ll:her ~ofQ'rrn ·tJ nOl.lO!lJl.l(l:SS OOiX .. Th is glass ooi."(is strLlcw.mJly wood - 'the gll11e llnes

CiilQ be (;OIlCea~ed. by 'U1sil1,g $lrip8 cif wQ'Dd'cn veneer; m'C3tin~ ,S, visual ':frnI'llC'.

MycHe:nl and I saw a saunplc of seeha case a IiU.:I Fmmd the veneer !'it:rl p~ did not prQ"'id~ Ute ,~~ Llj~d h:l[lk - (he~ was ~ o~1I!3iill ~::lck of substencc. H~ Wtlilled fi proper fmrne! I came ~q> \\·ith :a design 1lI8iTig a plJ1>t."find~.mil fr:!'llill(J \'II ulill rh.e ~1a.';c1i gJllUild inlo

Above One of' th,efinished cases

gree es and dowell!.1d ~om()l'"$"

The wooden frame needs to be 818 rhl n

,IS pos~ibt~ tn maximise the glass \rlewing nrea, but wide enough 10 pro~cide SIi.I fficienl sirength, tuk(; ,th~ gl"tlO~'CS mid reinturce

tile d· wei m!he corners, Frames OrefO S

ecticn W' '" 5/M" are as thin as. I dared go :md 1:1l~1 lerl' wry lillIe klJ;eHlnre. The oo$e of the case was to be a platfon'il'i C'O'~'o,:lred in cru.sln~d j:~weller's suede, wilh II rnune around hand

:P'ROJECT

11 foollll'ead! comer. The top mm:iiil,c L:dgcs or Ih~ feel, base and lap are refined with a chamfer to provide vbu~bl detall,

Wood

The ehoice of wood \\Ins 1]0 cnnte 'Il • this client ju i loll' zebrawood!

Zebm wood i' ~ ~ ~LUge WClOI. Afrit: .. m L~ pro\" ld ing wide, "tmight mad clean 'l:uJllnh.

Tine he,U1\y(lodi is a lighl g)olden color with dalrk brown/black ,!il'l'eaks, and "'eifling 'Illite 'si rni lar to ask, btll \ i!'h much mote contrast ,~01(1 richer cnlours, The sap'!/\IQOO i up to 4" wide ami u ,tiIirlygnoji color MJ i~ of little use and makes for In is-In "":l~llIIJ;;C.

The dryillg pl\)ce~ is critical,.1S the wood has, a lillldency lei ";J've surface i1_n. I end cheeks. eurclul inspeetion of boa~d:!i before ~;Il.m~hi'l.lle is !'eC'Omnltmdcd.

The wuod ls II li.u.!e heavie'r than a.~h. ,lit! !<Ia.lle '\ illl &fCllll!,laSlic strength - ,Igain simila r to ash. When wet, the \'\.'o()[l.slliiell~ (If th~ f;lrmym.'d. and the liuSI is lin hriwi1'1.

hi'tc!rlodl.edgmilil m:d~e~ it ~ bit of a

Ilighu aare to I)L11m:. bu t Wi.lh sharp lonls, tearQUlls mlnimlze I lid it caa be broughl ~o a lin finish,

Issue 17 September/Oclober 2006 es

Abcwe :Olrilllllg the fr.ime-II'<l!i1leli\d~s tor ,comer do~",els usilllQl a rolJlt!U l!Iln:~ th Si Trend Mol'ilis.e all'ld 1I"erliOlI1, jig

Glass gre'!:ll"ie

Dowe!ls am mn~'md

Fc,ot. are '!I!lll,ed all'ld GCifje'Wed -

A.~ve CUmfi1gl a IlII1lmr Gil 'Ui'le dowel ends; YSlil'lg a bands<l:w

Aboil'e curtin,g groOVa& fOf' the, 'g'ass. in the f'!'<lme usin9l tbe rOliltelf table

Biscyi~. joinl~d

Above S:a"dli!'i!,!!!: tltl~ '!"arne p!e~~ iii!'! ~he· sillilding iidoC!l!i: prior ~O< filii i5f;1i~!i11

A.boI.!'Q A;p,:~yin~ tlfle ~meQl'le ttl ~hll ''9 rQ<Q¥;:t$

Wood Somn:,e

Cuning the W' x ~J~H zebra ~~'Ood strips n;:rlll iwd fro!"n J" bOlll'd8 was n~~[ ,~jobl \.vam.'!1l>!1 [0 do On my rclM.iv.c;l.y Ii~ht m:a.chiiLfleli ~ n m)' small workshop, OUlSmll:<:iug

\Il'<!;S the ;m~w~~ - i r r {_"{~L11d 1li!:!d111 z>ctil.l',t1 wood. s'upp.~ie:.r 111111 ~\lQil~UI mn'Clil.inc ~o [his ~llooin~-atioJl. I !-m~ is.

i ,eve:nl!ll<l!.n~lrg'!,md .. comp,m}' that WQl!IId ~'Llpp!ly ~deelcd l~ty~L wOoed, cut the ~lfip.~. 3!11.Li nnli!Ol~ them m til\: c~.ac-~. ~ i.jf;.C 0111 l'j. dimliil ~;uujc'r. Sil'vl ng me ullml her [mig mul t:ml'il~g jdb. The dmrn ~ar]ld ~ng 1I:1 ~o pre.vemed any pot~n~i!ll .i!O.li5 ()'fl:LGC11IrftCy '~hal rnigh~ be c!.U.!sOO b)' my hand or 1'JO\'!.I'er slmding such ~hil!'l stuilJl~lc No~ a c'heup WilY W bU)1 w{)Qd.

!Ju.t. defi n1mly COM·e iTeel.i'IW forl:iill ~'p:Jtrlicultl:r tasll.

Abo'll"o' Sl!l~adlflg ~he ~ilIb~'n! WI~h ,iI JiI'ilil

.Alunl'll' Finishing tho ,b:as{! :rtOl~~e wittlil :scf.aJper

Glass

I had orlgin:d b p~all neclw usc picm ~ !ill~ss forlhe~e~'<L'se~ D'Ul\VOISlLdvhiedillul!tt i[ was 100 n imsy mid w(]!u~d nm. p:rr,w~:cle the I1iCC:C5~8ry Slrel'l£d~- Ih~ was r£comm.ciiloc.J .. 111e ~ ~a$~. ~ftdY~!Iy ~l<lno1a~al ~oICl';]nCC iLFI cutg~ as!; Im:msU!remMl:S .11> M- W' - eOJ'n!?]'mdy lunrLCCcpi:nb.~e for I:Ms projcci -lhtllV W~ mllly It~~" t:Jear.JI1(1!: bc'tw~" the gro~vc~. and Inc dm7>'e]~ ;n~d [he ,grcwvC$ w~re on.ly W' d~'lepl

I. explained my p:mO:bl\i'flll 1e I.hc gla~~ store owner, am! he ;]£reed~o CUt allth(;';piec:es t.o the C':oi;Otcl s.i:>Jeh~rn:;:e~[. He did ~ iil!1dlllll 90 l?l~ were '~l'!.tu:~ Eo. .osl w.

B,atehwork

These cases tire id~a~ r(Jf' bllt~h prml:UCli(m.

It carl be 3 bit bolillnljpcr.fomling Jms

or repc~.I: cut~ blll the ~tli mg-u~~ Hme is jIj:l~fiiinil.iM:d mld,pro~'lding, ~:hc cu] is uccurate, nme is :Sll"'ed;u~d costs arc' CHL

A ~~ ~he cuts ,11l a pm't ~CIJ lar machi ne: seu ~11~ 1tffi liL13de :It th~ ,~amt: time. the 'I'llC'~1Sl!Iren.wlllt~ of lthe Jlrst one o.IT d.otil>h: du:d:'t1d. and SUI!l!ll\queut .r.!llrnom ~h~k", made to e n~iJ.!re' c"'~i)'[hii ng is. an'" ~remfl~,I'JJj, • ..:u;:cUmlc_ AH

IJ~e euts m 81'1)' pllil'll.iCU~llf ~cuifllg are made <i!ndlhe- o~}rrecl nLllllliler or each item ,cllltm~d ,~iill!l;~~d before !.h:i~ ~ll[:in!l is chmng.ed_

To',p Rail:5,

AH[ille r..ijls ure ell ~ to length und holes for IIi!.C do,wJJl:s drilled in lllIc ends, 1'0 drill the hetes ~ UoSIo."d a router and (he Trend M.QL'I.ise and Teno:1'I j:ilginllhiCl dow\!l~mg mode •. gel up om u Wo~k nmle_ A side f~ncc ~~. r~l'!ed either

PRO,JECT

~ide of rhe jig 011 'the muter side fCFl~": mels [0 d ump i,l. which 'fl. llre~ [lUll the vi brat i 011 of sO mall}, euts do 1101 t."Ill.Ise .llll~ moverneat, D(n\icls are gl ued in. and the proud end (,Jr the dowel mitered 0111 the bandsaw u ing

the mherand side r~l1.ccs 'to I!I:1~ure accurate repeal. cull'.

Posts

The rO,,,I' are CUli ~t) .h.:ng[h and (he holtl~ ~Irillcd in Ithe lOP and bottom rfLl!CS 'to UI"C the mil dowlll~. These hole!': ;Ire drilled (111 the pill,,'~ drill using it drill vise willi! tQP~ loIJ ensure accurate f~pcal cuts.

GroOY,es,

The grooves arc' eu t i n the posts and rail S to accept '[lle gJ t'I~S panels. Whe., I dlCCk.cd Ihe grrlo!;WCS III on a ~es[ piece. line gl~s wa~ l,no tig!u.1 el1largecll:he grooves by a SllCOlld pass. usi l'Ig the router with a eouple or thickn,,:scil {~r mm!king IIIpel1 the side fence ~ ol'f'et ihe cut by J't rmcLioll. The grO(l,yes were Ihell ;1 perfect It for tile Slu ':>.

Abov.9' filUII'I!l the ghle l;ilocks be~en ~he IU'IdeJr.side of ,the b'llSe Hnd till:' '~Famc

Assembl,

All of Ihe lnslde fac is ofll1e fJc~lmil1g pieces are finished ... illlliirelil coals !;If acrylic varnish prier 1'0 assembly. This makes it easier lo wipe off an su l1'h.ls silicone with mineral spirit ani.! also en . ures that nu

v,lfni shflnds if~ \"";1)' oruo the g lass,

C hmr. g,l':lzi rig moone i$\ al)pU~ to the gn:m~~ wi ~l1 alii ~lp'Plicatorgurl and spread e-v:enly w'ill~ ~ 1i18.1I ..

The sides <Ire a~~embl,ed 'tir.l- th(; glils~ pnnels pus.lru~d into i.liieg-IIQO ell andthe d'iagmml mea ured to check (or square. Tape is applied across the joint to hole! them in posi dOli for 24· hour whi Ie rhesllicene sets,

The ends and top are U1.(:1i raUed eo Ihe sides ill a similar wayalldlhe bnx ~onipl~h'ld. the joints ~>I!p~d I,Ip ml.d lefl to set, Once set. the I.mtskh:: top ~dig.e;s 31'~ di:filnfe.~.d. handMHl~ and fini-~'qed willi three coats of \Inrnish.

Clnrnps fire apphed [0 '[Il~ llat fl1une piece. to puillogclher the :fl'lil'lle. :if neces ary.

but only wilh the damping force lill:ou£,h

the li':lll!llh or width - not thl'ough the W'

thick ness or Lh~ g[as~. 1 tried tll-ml lu""Ouple of tillle~ and the glass always broke!

Frames,

The· frnlllc P]~cc:s are cut to size and buu-jolnted at the comers Willi biscuit

rei eforeemeru, The b'.l~cl1its are l(lnl,1,er th:m the w.id.th t1hhc FmmerauJ:$ m,od Ull~ biseui; slots are CLU so thffi:t I he ends .of ['iu: b I SOli it~ prL1'rrud~d rm the r'J.';.jd~ edges of rhe frome.

Tile. reet ,m:re Cui to :size. mJ(1 the outside lor edges or the reet and the. fmme cI:l3mRm:d wllh a slJlil,~lble Oil (l11J the I'ou~er table,

Til' flllmes. and fl1lll are fi 1111 shed \.vil.h u scraper. 1'0\. eli" anders and hand-sanders .. The glue area Of) the lOP of the feel and the lIml.ursidA.; of the frame arc masked with tape, SIiu.1 tlh~ 1'001. UJ[1;cl of rnm~ fi.llish~cl wi lh three ~'<I(~ of varni)1h. Thefl. lin: Ili1Il.skJng UIJPC is remcved and Ihe feel glued and S'l"rewcd im't'i position.

Base Pilatlonn

Each platform is cut fl'om W' MDF so ~hal uo ul.LJ)S the inside ool;e of 115 frame

b)ll/t aM round. Ttl!.; ,l;i/J;: l~ adjtL~lcd ao fu tlte ruSpoL~l~VC glass Ul~) w~ Ih j lIi:!t !.;;m:mgh del!r,ano~ fu; the suede ''''{)'II'cril'l,g.

The pk~nronH~ ~re '~fJ\I'~red \\Juth ~~'If· iKIne'sh'C crushed je\''Ci1~r·:!' ~ tied:!! (ha~ iii tril'l'u'l'n~d n us'h to I:hc: t:d:gc ornhe !iI~1Jdcr'Sidc r<1£e.

OC used I/~~ dQubh'l.:>idl'!ti t;Lpclm:mnd ~h~ c4~c of the ul'ldcrSI:dc f:liCC' 10 fil the pla:IJoo'l1s 'flO llic' [~"::imlCS - wet-glut! ooze I(ligih! m~rk the {:rushe~ ~u~d~

'fhe jni (;J bt.ltwocn 1.1iI~ plm rOllin £l.nd [he frnmc i~ rdnfmx:cd with glue blm:b un the undef:'i.id~" The: gl,ue lLl'~oc~ ;lre~~mt~.d\~lhef'C I:1{:CIC~ov.;iiry U) jl1c~icld~ U1:~ end of lite bi.eEl ~l Wmlrud Ing m the comers.

Disaster

At this l}Qinll all the ~ops fined perfecliy QmllQ, Ihei r OO_SAm aodl wns p.lcascd alilcl

reI ieved IU IHl \Ie fin isJ,1ed :g. nun in~ and :lnIiIllOI!l,S job. BUl Utiln l.n~!l.~llIi~~.I!S ;:U.lru::!k,ed_

A Amll pt'lll sh with g~as~ elesaer il!ft(j II g:rjies or e I otlh~. tini sh.illlg wi ~h ~ort velvet, W<l~ ;lp,p;I,i~d IU Ihe g I;ll.ili,.

Olle 'orlh(,\ll~ elmhs must have been tlOfnnntliin~led wlill~ III~mi.imlinl (llo\ide f"n.un my $anding belts '''Ii sheets, and. by the ti me I!'!~tioerl,. o:!bout7f1 sheets; of~he ,11"!ill\' hn'CI ~Ii sCif1\t~he.d, Nm badly - bJJJl crlmlgh.

Tille gJ[t~~ Stll)'!pl i¢1i IOln_gh~d wilt: n t e!liqu~red about !Xl l~sh il~,g o~t I he scraiches -llIlm-e wm.~ no :l~I.t:'nlatl,w bUIIO respl:a~e the ~bss.

Fru1l!n~{ldy, LIIIc' sll leene deesn l re:lLly set '[00 h"rn. ~ m:l.die up a systel'll Qlrr;e\il;:x~(.Id d;lIliIpS :md vises ~o pu U ~L~l. Ull~ rm~T!e.s. :lPl!rt a iild rephlCil;thc 'O:Crilu:l~ed ,g~,~~~ . .It wok 11 Itmg ~~!ll1e OInd 1<I'!.!ghr me <!! te~iJ(ll~l

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Thi~ W<!;.'l a tlle'nl1Und'i.l1Ig bUlllepetllive job, IiIl~I(l!t~ \'I'OrrS(l by Ihe M!I)[,llll~ i !'IS~ OllltllQlII1'C1 nglile In.lllr.:i1ining and iinndiiug ~hcW' ~, 1,"h sltnpS \\'3S a geed move all'ld, saved a. lot or tl I:I1C.

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th~ ~I;!il poina I~.e n~W polru J~ ;md in which ~1:I~di(iti. C~I)tc.:;~d :t.~ mi :lfll.llir;:, ThJ~i~ T n ~:hc l~ii~lS:m"~, ~1it!}\~'I~. (!.l(ppcr r~!!hU lh~ ~e<;flil>1 ~im i~, ~pc.dfh:d by ~'l'llerill'l.!l: @<i<:;45. wht:11: Ill;; .0:: ~ig_i! lI'I;Jna~.:~ ;vn ;liI~r~.

Precisiom

'li'o Ih~ ,:l~~r;~gr: wrrodW{'Jr:ltc~. p""ci!filf'lu to fiv;;)' nr ~ lx d!cl<:ir!1l~ ~ pl:ll:C1i. ~~'~H.!'!i weare UJ~i~l~

rU i ni~1i\~li;:.r!. i ill Uw: firs ~ $I1*Lc~. rool6 mere Ihlll:'l a blil: ri ,UCIil I'tl!.li'~ Ilncl ls Ilt~' kind nr [C~!;bJJiIl ~h;~IPlil.t> u:. orr ..,~i i:I!J CAP.

fl(lw~'V~~, 11 re .. n I), b CIl~Y ~ !'Clnll'!di:.:r IlIt~' n i~ ~n ciU!l~~ croft •• hfll: 'the c:mh f~f HyC'), 11ii1,e.r.~C'~i !'Il

I~ ~~"'!JCl t')l!\ctly. f~!id Ul~U lilie I i n~~, M'tI

ClII!f\I<C1> gIlMl1lh.:d in ~ oCA I) c:rwi_n;ml1ttr;,~I~ !.In.:: mldhc~lrlH~iCiUI eiu:ili~. rnl~U:f ~h!!l!lph::I"';,i:~ld ,~no:~.

B'L~'jU!>C CAnis so pruc~~, i~ ie, \'1.:1)' h'l11pci'nr~f1'_ ~f\ve'!ln; ~o u~~ I!' ~uo~~~~(IIUy. w~ j'q!;;!,pc~t t'crl~lifll fU le-fi ,~~ \\'00 dmw. Emli'l. 0; i~~~I~~!Q'i""clt;~ in (l1lC P1!.i1' ~'f }~~u'r ,i.lr.!wing w~11

rcpe/Jj' 1"lem"l~i "'i:'~ lind m lririp!y, J rl~i wJl~n m~gtl~ limn ~I~, a smnl I tliscr~'I)~!1.ci' i::In 11leQ!;'lm~ ~ ¥c:ry i n'i{atifll~ :In(jj I Lrltt: cOlulIlI1ing .~ 11.L1m~ly, wlilieh 1.11i:il~ t~Llitc.~ Iilit of d!eli:lcll \I'~ w!1'I'k ItI:Q ~ptit .1Iu:i 1l0000[OLlI.

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Oml nr dm fcmlll:e8 I.III\1t eU;~hlJe~ 'Us UI dim?,' WilJl Lhb m~iI:Ili.{'rrmtk:l1 pr't}(!iSUI')'ll. ;l~ld ,11 1 I,lL! same li~1I1~ ~~W.:: Ii me ~I;io!.m. li)'i I'!g ~('I U1I!kc lhi ~ligs I)n

I im:L.iptjn<in nr tltlu;: rv vil.'i\: bcIHt\,,:. i~ ! he ~!mlJ) t('lt~I,. TIli~ ilUDW!> )'nu It, ~11m a~cu'!'''I!.:ly mid t~liickb' ;} ll;i~"ic!i~.::lr ""ilm 'nn)'lIur dm~~ U!I!l. flrJf CJo;mi\ph:. the cndJl'l:li~H fir n lim: }1\I'Ili h~\lc~,I~mh' dm:wrl.

,,\~, ~hc cinl'lim P.1~$i;:S ow, th~ cll1t1l)Qim. fir

the Jine II ~'ol!L'lrcd 00:0: :lPpclll1>. '~vrrlh I he' \"",niI .. cn~Ir,x:JiIr'n nC'~E 10 it. All. IIli~ lil!r!l.: th i.s b{_IX j ~ vhilde. d~~kin: IIli~ n'l-!'lU~~ hutl!lllwiH ~m.:lp (Jl1lu ~h:ll II)I;;Y~ign on I~hc !,h':l:\:vlUIl wh'h tltl'l.:ll i!.CC~Irm;)'. Diff~r'erIliy~s of jl!(ili!'lE C'oJ!.:ulliaW;: clUi'cn:nl ~ll~:Pt l>I:'h.:ctaQ!1 'bo~c.~. l'ni~, ~lIm% )'rflJ IU ~'J!n

h r)~~, er cI~oo~ POilU::;, f~'ij' C-ditiI11,1l, ~1.lI11'iJi1lmd~, ~L~~11 ;~ mirror wllhloml ~!CC ur::J.C)! ~'11t1 ~~cu dlY. IInti I{! ~aJl!p to prodSoc IgCllti~li!~ tin Y{liif clmwiug wi! h l'!1u~h ~1l:'.1locr 5~l.lt! dum I;:mlld t:'YoI::.r b~ ~,t'h~!:"'!,)(J in .(\ p~~n4lm~~·i!~!l.

The ~bm~)' 10 snnp 'to .;!! \I;uri!:~yl~r pn]ru !'y:P'C~ cUI! b¢ Illm~-d tlirl ;Iild Mf - M'IIiI'~elhI1C~ ,IIUQtl1IUl'!; M'i;I;ppi!'il~ H~poh'lill c~!1 ~JlC ~ hi r'ltltf!il~. 1l1c ly~ ~J'r p!.~j nil> for £(:loc~ll!on d~iJC:iHb Oil "~hic'ho-:n~!i )<tJ\i, hllve I::'hosen in;) di;!loguiC bm: ~llllqilnr 10 '~h~ flnc ~hQWh.

Prt!!!iI my c:.'(,J;!i.·ricn~c. I \~tlulltl rccL'}rn!'l'l~nd II'!!!!!. )Im~ ol1ly hfi\olC Ihl: 1'001h'lw iUl; ll~ pem1l!UfiCII~.I)' I:'!'! ~b!cd; i~w'~~!~(in, clldptfl ~!lT 'CCilWr. aa~tl: I!lidjlO~m. [n"e~M:'~Ufln iUid '~mlpo~n[ aWC'. ho.!)!; full >', a.c I r-~~r1!nm!fjl)" ,~1'n.d

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l.eft lhe snap dJ'alo,gue box

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P~~er p M;dI~oTnl r~t;jt ,r f~gen~

W Inli.gm;edion r De~au[t

'r Perill@ndioul'g~ r (;h.!iI'dr~nt Ii In~~on

r~fcr.:; '1'1::1 Lhe mfddlc {If any Hm.:. CI,;'!n~r 10 Ih~ eemer or a circle or arc. I r. ror Cl'!.ama,ltC. ,YOOI, h,lr~c nearest cl~tibh:d .• 11CJ"C will ilxnm!illly

oceas ions whclII II is unelenr whether ll:l~ l>nmp

il; l'~l"'jgli~lg ;m elll!lipoii'lIIl or Ih~ 'ItcmlJ~lpohlllO

~ •. untess ytI'H wait tor ~hc IC;l(t IJ.ID: 10 a,ppc-ar in~lHTli~lg yt:m ~(1 ~ Ihis w~H '['can}, slow y-our dmwillJg spo~d down. Yml can, hO'WeV!.lf. type these Snilp-li lmo .lae COJllI!u~nd ~\'incJ(lw menable them 'I'tl~ 'i nd! i v~dllill dmw ingl'.

Slize " Seide

M(Jt"l v;r us are rmniHm by now wiLh the w:ly ~l)~~,Wll'l"c sueh as Mierrn;oft Wompre:;Clll~ U~ wilLh ~ \i'i~w of the (J;IiEi~ \V(! will c'>'Cl'ltnaUy

~C' ollr priured 'I!i'OLods OTl, Tlilislims .nUI dU1l1 [Idvaruag~ of alllowin~ liS to visualise how 00lJ11' p:r~nled docnmcm wi~ ~ took. as well, Il~ bei I'IE :J biit !e~Dl:ieli and nmehinc-Hke, more li~(l the old lypewliiliCT fewiCf und (\lwer' of uscan remember, Some: Ci\ D l!o1hv.:.ITC i5 ~ i rlillilar. llHo,wl r~g p~gc stile options nn.dal5o M::alC$,

rl~i;!ol is wh~'I'C it OOCOl'l1'C~ II hil eomusl ng. so

I proP()~ ignoring. Ihis for the ~ime being :md doing wh~l AutoCAlJ m~d, Inl~dHCAD do, which

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I Ilnlpp!i\l ignuri I~S; III j;. for tile Iill1e I;.~ illg llltd !luing ~ h'~1 ,lito AD Ll!\LI hll.elliC D do, whirl!

h 1~1 ~Impt~' I.IUn\~' ~ntU Ii.' draw Wh.l! ~mu W'tmL !l,t entries Illilil'C slmple lid ,11\'011i -ollfmdmn wllNI II

~ull ~b:~. :unl Wtln)' "dll'!r~ ~Ii~ ptiuniqlg lion,:!" The e",mes to ~LilncI1siol!llnl1 tbc mnwilll~

YOIII ehoosc, IIIS~ chher inches nrn'lillilllclel'S liS the basie unit - III is 'W ill run ke ~rlll r IIc)'I:M.I~ftl

ml'v~IIl"~g-.:~ 01 Ihi~ ,~"~ ~llIU y~~~rr d1i1Wi11~ urea 'Wun'! I~ ,~u>ll!tn th o;\1J~,{;~n.llwd h)' ~li.c cd>!lcs tof 4i vir! qU'i1 ,11i!;'~ g (jf IP'LPJ;! r. tll1~1 ~h;u! by ili"",,~~ jll,!-

ytl-H r '''~lj~~l,. l":I.~ ~ur.11 lCibh:, ~i, Fir n s'~t\ ~'1JU enn fm!'lI, , IJiiI nmki'\l1lhL!' ficin,hl i"fumlllliof.l ecneet.

BeflJfC )'I'IU call oo:;ill dfll\\ ing. yuu nCl~d

10 IIllI ) our ' D pmc:nlln ",,11m IInit:. you

llrlC lI~iJfig, lin OIlIer w~rth •• 1'001 IUld. illch' III: ll)illiRl~'lel'l>, Plill'SOllllll). I lIil II mueh ~~i·( IfJ \~'I)rk III milHm1.lt~~ , "-ul I k.iWW Ilhl.:'A: are mlllR}' I'CtlJ.i.l1'h WhLI \\liJn'l LHt .... Lhi~ lden, 'Whir;;:l:ka~r nne

1§lcales

O~m't b~ 100 coneertmd ~f you (lIlly Im"'~' .~ ~lam:lnnJ, letter sized printer. 'it'lL! dun'l 11!C~LI Tn wor.ry, .iJnol' in my experienee yOIl C3'11 Il:l'tKlik"C lIIJerf!:'iiil), ~:>pl:c!:ib]e Set tl.rdmwil1'~ t\ a1mol;l lilly pl~ce' of furnlntre em leuer £i7-c I'Jit'cl.S. J-Inwt!\'cr. T'l;l!li'L deny Ihill tll',[t\\'illl,!:!i primoo in

I ;In!I5lL''~ (In Ici!ul ;oileU p:tpo:! r do luak u IItllc lJil 111ID"': :;pet:ial. 111111 fcg.tI sized rotor Winters lUI: ,wlIil,J!l]C nlt ,i!l>i ll!lh~ as it ';e\l" hundred do1hrr.·

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At litis pomt ,IS'ILlIlIl!.! 1,1..1$0 11i\L!lltil,.li1 JJ pili lillie or mlae - !!fids. J'\ ~ricl IS I:l<I.\>IC-IIUy U :'YM(,!,fI1 which I.!()\I".H~ your t!rllw,ing area wi~h r~gLlhlrJy spaeed StiliI' fmi I'll:.. B~"!c!~l!~(; >,Oli I;; nIL)\\' bMW f.or ~p~rt ~~ch griclp,oim 1~ - )"t~1.i ,~illlm\'e dmsen Ihe spnel ngs M the ~'1In {If the aH:liJwi 1tI!,! - )'tlLl can be cnnfidc n~ of uic ] inc I';-JI~I h ere, ;.m~1 111 ~l the ends ollUn(;ts ;IIW nr e ~ 1'IlC-C1 ex u~lly, Til Ill',~ IhL! Ilt~ul~Y.

M .... I('w i there :1.[1; milll}' p.o:rC .. "(;'I:ly ~')lId ways to dnull ;IC!:'II"l!~ I)' III I\D \\'111;0(11 resorting to "'1J,~11 a crude nnt;l hlflcltilJlt sys.cm. wllk'h ~'Illlllid be lo'l'I!dcrJ I.Il :~II t:u~l, ()

l!o.ied'tilllle

Si men s:1 arts to 6xp~ore the Iypes of 2D drawings required tlyfurnlture makers and IDC\Jses on prOCilJCtlve Mel efliCleflt CAD 1@,Chniques

CAD soflware

liJieC'ause 'threor-e .are ':ir(gn~fij ~n~ dUII'ere iIIC.e5 ln ~e way dlfRrefit r(/Hl! prQg~<II.I1'R enable yOU! to dra,w', Ilnl theand II had, to cheese

. a. parU(!!l!Ilar type of olOofiware' around whi"c:iI to base thii,s series ,of arlic:res. ThiS is (;,eil'1tred aroLlncil ill pu:rgram called Intelli,cAD. whi'oim is '!.I'li!,ry simil,ar, (bflle of It's pr~nc:iIFail 'selllll,!,!lg PO" fI'~. in 'met) to the hndll!l'~~~ stanicliai~di CAD

p r,ogral'll'l t uSll!!d by lI,~~n Itifcts and enlgi naers wori dlwi~ 1':, AutoC.AD alttlG:lUgih it is ol:iv,ioLlsly not as fully 'featured.

HOwe'vel", even the light \\'~rs,ioll'll of AutoCAO WOlfl"t Ileave any Cilillange from 512,00, so

unl @S's you a.lroeady possess <Ii 'CelpV Oof AutoCAD, I nlle-UleA,D. whJl elm c,o.sk bet.ween S220 <lInd S~4a{l dep~ndl "ii, 011'1 the supp Ii er an,dl ""el"!iion~, lirll, p~bably Ii, be~r bet for ltrea\le~gi;! fiJlmUUlre Imal~er wi~1ii'I oQcli'1;ional use In minld.

Apdl'ogil!s to ,those o·f you whoa1rready own CAID ~Qlftwal:'e. whlich Is lIlIot included here, I

can on$y hlJ'pe tll,at $-ome 100f the. advice I ofter w.ill! be ,O'f help to '~111 lliS 'W.I3~ I.

American Reuter #14 ~'k!.fchlt\pril

C:atweh4ve

learned some' basics ,of CADI software Sim:o.n Rodway enters the exciting st~ge of elevated drawi~gs

This series 0. arucles foc net tutor] a l ~ to s:i1.o"" yen:! hO'w 10 'li~C ,~'our i!iofi ware, Ttl :re,,:,tltj' srart clrn\:vi:u& QJsintg liflu,'llhCADJ

l\u,[QCAD yolO \ ill need to !>lXlnd t;irne .Ieamil:lg how Lue pilrl'lc'LlI,u tools aCUJ.ally \\tOI'K. OnCe you havea IJIiSle' lV~'b"P (If what the tools do. }'O(l can then learn how tu

use 'hem quidly and efflclently ... h's II bit lik.c Ica,mul1,g to du-:1.ve', .Fio'Slly Y{JU h.m:ve D.O' leam wb [It each pedal does. Then. lit some point, you. will llI.ctUllHy stall1L{J 10nk :[Jt, Ihe road [[rid •. assumi fig yOIl hll¥c.n.'t gi "'~n Y'0Ulr insl rueter a nervous brealk,clowil. you ClIl:I oogil'lto enjoy the pl'iOCe. ~ mld th i nit aibmJIL gui ng 'QrneWiwl;e in YOlU r vehicle. These artieles arc llbout 'l:rav~lliu'ig from A 108 using Lhe imple::;t, shortest and '1uicke I, mUle - 001 about the pedals or buuons, H(j\l;'~wr. I"", ill ury and muni nd YOli rrol~ 'lime ro dome when m use abe accelermor and I1QI tile brake, and vice vers a,

E~ev,alions &. ,3D

lalllY 'P(lop.le Iry to blllil~d: a piece of l'tli'uiltlfC miiolll {;-ommercil1l1y Ibougln p!Ellllj,. such !IS a chest o drawers, I n this article

m [BOO go; ng to look ar 1110w some of I he dJrlliwiIll!lS 1'o-! sueh ,[;I prejeet are .Cn:lIlJle;[i, from eJievai!i-on$ to a ~i ml)le' 3D Ilmdcl, The dC\i,uiun i nvclves dra wlll1,g ~~t$ of .RECTANGLES. Recl1mg_.I, '. !ilild other Jl'Olygon~. ~re nne of Uli.~ m.ny mil1ld~ of

- D dr,1Iiwil:!g. slnee yol.l can general!! tllem illl!! c i1ilpl~te iIIlild finisliled , 1.3tll in ~1!C'{lnd,l!. Even furniture "idl nliluji' curves onen ih11S ,II 101 of' reemngular shapes .. and you wOII Hnd IJil lsoae ofthe IilOSI used tools on yow desktop_

TE,CHNICAL

Abol\l\elHliglil siamlam:s •.• fe:J:rolll 'CAD' with SjllQQIi1 a:miI :see what il"0iJ 'can ,a~lid,e¥e

Issue 15 May/Jun€l 2,006 11

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rel mivc uoo~t1imlle method is une of the I<(l.~ rolllles!1t'! ~pet.>dy :Itld cffidC:!11 CAD drawing. rnllUtC' ({lilll' n::>Ct3ngl~" shlnlo'r1 albQve, tl\~ 'roedi, ,droh:' deno~~ the SiUln 1)I'Iil1ll mHI the gOOl!'fI lhe ~ndllounL .I\sc'i.lllmi li!g ~",lch ~t:'!.~.ngle i~

II- IClJ'ig: x 3~ high, nnc~ \~ h~ve. ,en~.en.>d a ~mrt~o~ ut !he CA Ilp11'Ogmru asks you i u the COMMA-.Nn w undo\,\/' for [htl loealion Qf the o~ her Oonlll!'r,

for rec:taflg]e A. ~ou \l!I\["jHld el'lU~ r: @ II 11.3.

WhillC I.~. is 'tit!J X y;dl!Jc - [h~ horU7cl'l.n[aii measurement - m Ld :;. b I ~u: y V8~ ~l!: - ~h(l verdcal measure menlo Th!::' x coon;lim)[c 1il11ll5~ ;r)~w.~y8 OOglllef~ t"in;I. OilUld do",'! ~forgcl. [0 irlput ~hi: @ ~igrn ;11. I~h~ i:mgilrmirog.

F\1'rrec~tlllgl!:' B;~h,; lJ.arm: IJOC~C.s:J; wml ~~ ~ui.re <I !rped entry;. (t;7J ~.~ ... 3" becauae !he ':! ooon:liU:::lH:l is b!1:lowthc :i~:I!!r~ poi~]l, in

~ dOiwllwaru diN'<:~'k!rn, In ether wordls. a n~g~tiw 'jv:.:llIIe is 1"e(~1II ired,

flor rocl1lngle; C. en:t~l~ @-II ,3,~~ nee liemL:l the x ,cooN1uarc is IJcI~ill(l [he S~31rt poil'1l or in H backward d Lre~li{l'!1 mul~hel'C!rorem:g:l~ ivc. i;;'or reclaJlg~c D, bath v;liUCl'i, am n~Il.,~l W. ~Q ellh: .. @-.~ .1.-3.

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Using this rnethed, uJ dmwing the ~or of the ,1pothCC;}rj! is chest, which nl~fl~l~res 36" x %". S!aJ'l your ~ec~llngh~' roughly ~l1J [he middlle of Ithe draW'irngm'e;I, ¥Ol;l 'Ooln'"(need: te enser the ~ndles. anti zeem iill Or ()u[ mi.a.:: you In.~~e d[C~wnl i! 1'10 thar i~ 1m Is me screen.

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li!Slng: IElNiD!Pra'IINT Slil:ap, bl' draw the, ,cali'eilSS siid~

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"Th,e J( cOrordlnate must ,a/w,ilysbe ente,~eld first,. ,and' do'n't forge,t tOI inputthel @sign at th'e' ,be,ginnin'g,_"

iIi1Ite adlvlllli~aG)i'lB I.,f re.etilntIJes il!l~lJIlile' 11II,e efx;tral mi!ll:poimrtli ol~,e d.mwC;t di!il!',id!i!iI'S, ·to c:1te\ilte ImiOre dif3wer.o

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Repe:Jl~hL'l pm<:e.'>c'lfOF(M top dm\\il~r :Fuam~ \?,I.l1ileh measures 33~ ~ lJ~". H8iV][lg. stm)[cc:l your I'Cc~al1iglc. )'011 wotlld enter: @33,O,.75.

tl~i n~ 'tlh:e M I D.llOINT emi~y (obj~U I'i1n~p, lind h~li\\',inlg s~lJklci.ecl jJl.1c MOVE c(l:mrnmild" pick lip !nc timw!:r rrnme by the unidlmilll along il~rop edge <lInd s""[lit~u rune Q.lidFlim gf LiTle bonom ed.£,e of 11;]", carcass top.,

Y'UI.I can nQW Siti1l1: In 1I!5e ~h~ clJ;rr~clly PQsi'tLoneJtop drn:wcr frame to tm~ld the rest of the 'e~e~',ukfn. ~t'1I1i.ng w]th [he 1:ef~·h;md carcass side. Thri:s. rll1efi;l;iIlre5 .191t.2" l(. :3t~'i. The dctai]s sl1i0~\i' I.I:le strut pOi_lill •. \wlil.l:eh i~ ",l(;:h.:c~eril

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liS! n~ the END.iPOlrft' :ill,~p. This meaes U!la~ both the x an~ YOIH)udinaliCs are behi ~lJ :mcloo,klw 11:1 18 ~tm'it. pol ut ~NL C<mseqllenll1 Y. Ilcgati ve ".a~oo~ have re be eerered for both. Now yol,1. ~;lll"l pUl J n the flrst drOl!\'Ycr. usl ~g the ssme m{)ethod. Ha \!' illlg srl~pp(iclu) [Ihe earneras ::.lmwliI llll the d~t<lil. sl !Hply enter [he recw!1gJe c<'i.zyJ'di[m~e.". iothis ease,

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Now select the MtRNOR e(littll~emmlllmLcl am;!, having selected the Jet~-Jull1d dira\vcr im:d thecarcass side, Sf HLp lo a M~DPOrNT on the carcass top 3S shown, Usi n~ tit~ OR'IUO flii_el~ ity,. whicl1 ['eStrni!lS the I,mn:o,f

'to 90'" mrJvern.enls, simply dr.!g down '(1! !i!~' ll.WflY frombll~lI1llidptli rU ~ndl :liW;lyfroflil fqny lines you ml!:l;l~!, ~~"~pto 'by neeidcut.Pinish YQu,MJRROR IiJne by clk'k~!1g jnt(! It S~~<loe. Til i.~ will cn:a[e tilL:!: orlierr Ca.r~Mll slde., :1:110 the ether drawer, The divider can 5illrlp~y be drawn between themusing RECl'ANG LE and ENDPOIN1' cntHy sn.<!ps~

UstllS ,I window to select the ~op' dmVi'C'f l'raJoo - ShlCC it wlll be d~ fncult to j !:J~t pkk up 'thi SroL\!::1:fIIgle alnm~ by cllk\k ullg 1"111 11

- M.LR.ROI~. th.e frnIi.'1e 10 Hltl IlJi1oon;.udi! or [he (JI~ELwel''''. r~epem thls precess far all {If rrhe ro\'\l~ nf dm''1i!i;lr~ ul>ing- where lJeccs.~lIry - the '~h11\1ref til vitier reCl<l!1.f,l les ~(~ pro\! Ide mirror poi 1iI1~. !liS :Srnown hera,

Command Window

A brief wore! here about this ]Iwlil~u<lbre reseuree, TI1i~ COI]H:tt:I~~nd w-Illi:!()W. or Hlle, i~ the Iie~t \'II ~!'Idow at ~he-base' of YOUif sereen aJH~ 1)'; fui8:;;k~a~ Iylilm .. J'OI!lI' C 1'-\.0 ~offlwE:lre C~)Ii'U11J:Ll~]iCaH!S \),1~th yOI!l. L~arlrn 1.0' ~i$~ell ruld tfil.k ~a{:k[u it; Once' upm~ a lime, CAD ooftwafe ran Q~~ DOS whieh W,M homer te usc; Mllrny of the inl~trll.J:[;eioli!s~'ilere t)ljled illuolh~~ w1ndow [.mjt~r [hall1 j1lil'i( cilddl1lg a. :b!1~tm~l

When you gel stuck ilm~ yuur st):i7twm·e i5Il'I doing wbal ~~'~ slJ,]pposed W. just g.il'l!rncc: dn.wrn ill h5;~~ 1iIC:l or piL'C.S~ Ilul. F2 b~U011. You will see Ii lext WMlldow s['u.'Iw.ing O'lU yO!!.1.lr~Eloe~~ !1lo¥es lind the bntlO"lll line

w U I l.ell ym~. cx,fL~Hy w'ha~ .)lOUr ~oflt\v,are m:ed5 YUill ~o do n:cx!.

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f!ar1JtI.les Ca[J1 I:n':' add~~ by [1'oC;!!Jl:iH:g~h~ mklpoilJll~ Qfdt~ drawers i.I~,iln,g di3:gona.l lines, drdw~ wi~h the II N E cornmauul 0:1' mot <lnd ENDPOINT Of ~'NTERSEC1'lnN maps In 01P~)t)sil[e C!(milC!Il. Set~c~ the ClRCLE tool,

lJcsing di3ig)ona!lsto ~oC".ate the t>emter ,of a draw;er

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find Si"ll~ph.1 i.he. M mrmNlf' ()f the dia_gflu~d 10 select !lie eeeter, enter the ditrn'l{:l.c.t L 25. and .!li0Ur n~~ tmnd!c i~ crealcd, Using fJOiPY, wuth the MULTU'LE olll.icm ~tlllclfd. dl:lpi kiJ~C: the c ire.liil. 10 ~~I! 1:lle I;1tl1er diagO'I1<lis on t~le o~hcr 1'O"'f~. picki n£ it uill rba[W

poe! uuO WWl .he M mrmNT or eel'l~er snaps end l:;milplP~ u~ 10 (he: ~II iDPOrNl: ofem;h diago:na1 lnnnn, "(OY t:<Ji1l then use COpy and Mn~lRQR to pt!l h~ndlC$il1l a~,1 the other d'mvrer J;p.:,lC~", See how f"eiw rnoves yo:u ,can do lids in,

Top .&, IBalse' PiJ'lCJI~[es

Before .he mllT35sean be (:Ol"r1p,:IJeled. (hc n;nundovcr or (he edges hm, 1.0 be dQI'I(; usiliig the flLUT 1,;...cJ ili ngwoL SCI the radi~ to O.3,:i'.lIlilll\!c: the Ihnt:kne.~'\1.1!.l1d select 'the top

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'1l1Jrmed Blilim Feet

The f-eel can be ,d mwn in a n~m~er of wa)"8, ~~ hn",~ ·M~Ulnu:;c~ 3. block which _iil<'lfl.li m 3" x ~ ", the l'1~li!lhcd rnlllNii11IUI;J'I ~izeof ~h;;:: foot

A: Draw 01 J" x T' ,IlECTANGLE, and a cmcu~ orLhc same dlil11~CllCr i "side. usi fig ~, diagomdtoc;;n'iu:.= ~NE ,Iud Ille M[D[~O]N1' ~fLfL~'

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't OFfSET) command w ilh I~e disWI1Ce setto 0,25, create a(k1iliOn'mllln~~ 3bove lIIJd lbellow l'hewp rectangie ~ i lie ~Lfl(llII!bo'\i~ j'hr; beuom line, ,~Ii <tt OJ disw!1ce of ~(4", (0.25·)

C: Dr.:nv [\·'0'0 ~ lnes ic slightly above 1l1e lOp I j,ne I:lJS~ I1Ig ~ll~ UNEliml fronl rhe in~cn;.cot:h:.HI.s on IJmc circle

l'); Using Ilhe TRIM (not rem,QI\<\e <In the unwan ted S\;.'Cripns of the l.inllil

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pl ace on Ute OOtlOiill line of ~e base and Sl'lilP W the ~Ili~.c:rlleclioll of the fQlI!lt!o ... er aod the Ilm boUOit]l. This p!m::e:;;. your :ftlOt ;10Cllli1lilellY in the y rn: il1, You can then rnO\le~l along to the right. along. the" Ol.l!:.i s, either so that H

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HOl\lin.g placed (me [om oorrectly you can :s..impi), M!RROR (h~t fOOl to the orber side of me @k~\I'31:iOi~ using a NUDI?OrNT SIIOIIP. Your :!ina CAD drm",ill,g ii: eernpletc,

Movirng Uilef,oot in tIiIe x. a:x;is

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T~l~re lS. ofemll'se, nn ~ud lhun.~ In; ~ihe CAD cornp'ii~~,lim~le.ver. Ihis d ~a~~:nm mi~~lI:m \,'!leU be c!llied thj~

siaeo it w]H lId!? yim liru;l ~ou Ii" \\luy <lroUJ~l:! CAD worM,. YOll will n~cP: :iL. I~n:[]y, !!<O that }'GU knO~~1 \"rh lcl~ drllr..'C~ioll the :li:n(ls .t[c \y1'11 ]-h~]rOw ",,',hell }l'ml lL!1e relarl ve l)Cj,jar .cO'"CIJ;dimUIJ.l5.TlfltlS. if you Wllill tn ml'l\~ SQ'!:IJe:ll'lli ng "North'. }'<'itl lI~etl to 'CnlllC:r '9~r. AI,so. ~ th~ d ~:lgrnlli! r Il'!IJlie~, trllVl;lmn,g ,liOund thLJ, wom:rnpm,;s in Im:1!nlidooil:""ise

. d~re~tk'tl~ arc ihe po.£~I.j"il'e d%:re~s.,whC;l~fl1'> if j"OU tl'llve~ in a cleekwlse direcLtCm. the \i':dne;~ lJ(lCOlill~ neg~ili¥e_ T1m~. :J i~.ke'ti,t.lil~ of 21(Jf' :iis ille S!ln'l6 as ·9fJ'".'f9U 021111 £00 whm :.~ .i;lrolflg,e "VooIl'l(l .. Y"lIare gelling ,j 11 1O'? [I is, Jm\ve''I't,lf,. w{lJ1.h I$.}' ing n.'I l:i;1rnl\lnl~r !]IC CAD !)OmpQSlO. si nt·~ you wi H al&£:l need: it when r'Q~Qting d~~w'l'l IDbjii;:C~S.,~

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SI:mOH dem:onsb"ates how to (:lIIe~de n:Hl~e'2 D drawings u5ipg the 'ernevaHol!!II

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Ili.s CAD s(u!lies,Si'R10D Rodway lo'oks at side (t'leJJati'o.n draw,i"g:S

iii the ]1.I:>t issue I oml i n.oo Un!?: pU1JCl!S5 of d:m Wi.fig HI(:: tr{ml c:lc\'::JliorlJ of KC-\Iin Ley':!; chest

uf drawers, Here W am.£ol~ng 1:0 show }!Oli how IJO finls.h [he pr.l'Ocess. by ercati fig a side cJc "'::II iOll using some of the ll'lfoi1nmkm we hflV.C; alr,eady drawn, CAD tJlruwil\tl.is similar [Q a lOCllll'.\:cycling pl.8iJ:iJl: tho ]11Un: hils and PlCCtll> of old t1im\!Vi n~ YUlI can reuse uuci a:cllilpi. the beuer - th is is where ~inc re~li ·~.i u~l~ SllV~.llIgs '1:311 be made.

To create the side clcvauon of the ehest we coo reuse l.I'!e lQ:p •• he bfIS'C nm:l the iCcl fro.1n the Irem dJ.:·\~ilti{Dlli. FifSi ~y. COpy ~he f:l'onl e~cva;hou. Do this tllSl U!!l~ W mV(]W SELL'iiCUON and place )'!J!tl!r 'copy~o 'nih~ righlL of the o:r.ilji.fUd. !'lflalking SU]\~ '[jlal ORTIrJO is en se [hill tltl: eepy lines I!! I? exactly.

Becaase Lire elevauon ill eresred using lots of rcC[:lIJlg~.cs,. we Ittl'l.\! .need! to ·!lUf.i!I thase ]i1l0 In:di\' idmll .iIi nes. lb'Oin~ ~h(l EX.P.LODE. ~oo:J. \<v.indo"" i[w wht'Ilc t1opioo. ·~le",ru:io~]

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SEUECfJON. ERASE "I] or theil'l!emal JIi IIICS ~n. the copy - limlle sh[)W[I do~t~d1 -lca.viill:l~hlJ t.WO OuWI.· \l\Cl1lic~1 lines,

Oft.set

The neAl t>t.cpi:. to create a "m~xk6T·'~~.rne M "%"lbW::k fmm Ihl:"f1'mn" ~1~- the !:hc.~t If W(J altSI!lJ1jle ~hEl .Ief,!. sicl.c: is~he fm~llt L1~g the PARAULIEL tool l.l'l Cl'ea!iC a ~in~ l4_75 to ~he i~.ght

ThM, l1~in!j STRETCH and a CRossmH WINDOW, S!.r'(;I:cJ.l ~hl:l .I(lf~ sitlc: of lhc <;"'10111.11'[ so lilal: ~1:i~ I.d~ venic:d I in!,l Jin{Ii~.chiil~ !!!p wL!h lI]~ "nllllri..--er" I il1;e. O~CC'you. I'm\/!: ~~~:ec~cd the side C1f rhe cnbi net to ~ £!~el.Chcd. !jL~ '~hc entity <;:n~p EN DrOI NT !o ~ek'ti:~j'o!lr

I:msepc!um ill> ~lmWD] above. 1I1F1dl then cneese d1:e lOp of lh~ "marker" J i ne as~h~ de~\ina!i{jllJ POiii'U.

Witlii the disu~ nee '001. to 76 llise PARALLE l ago; n (0 create ~.he ati les allld

t'f~i Is of I.lie s;,dC' fl1t"n1fi~ These IT Ile."" dH~m need w be demtoo lIIP ul~rlllg ~h~ 'fRru~oot Ouce n:g:li n, use I.he croSs 11111 WifidO\~hl select

[1'1£ im~e,r ILI'I.e:S_ '8111,oWIII dO~Kld be!nw •. and d\iCU trhn Ihe01HJs of I he rn~~~~ ue:f;. u~ij ug ~he i~'1nc.r VClri.ucall ~ nes ;I~ ,),cmr"cTluu IIIg ed~e~". nnaliy. use I.he EXTEND I{m~ mleH.g~:hen tim 'bllck .~~ III~. selecti ng rhc IIJn;d.eI,.~ide ortlw hil~e as Ihel il1e [n c':>:,lend tu, Thenseleet

the e:-;~el!ld~(] Ii ne :J~ J'tmr cutting edge ~I'l TRIM (""O'I'i"llriallcl. IIm:1 I.rim lind! IlE:RA S! Ule

projei;~ij n:g pa.n of fhe base of thecarcass, U' ol1lly it wallll~j,s !N!.iSy l n the wtJrkslw~!

Handt~e's,

'File !'Ie",l ~l~ge' J S dI'<lW~f!,g the bandles.

SIH!d IdetaUs !{u~h as hmuJtes tmd feel can ortell l<l!ke' <l dj,sprofKlr~ iOnattilll10U lilt or t~ Ilil,; to dra\v, SOil is impt~rl~.nl ~o 00 Ilbh.: 1.0 access the~n from completed tira:whags,. should you reqyi Ile~h.ern llga_itI.

Therrome~e\l.ui~lln shews '~ 11 .... " diameter

Window Se~eclion

A br~ef word {loom $'IlCCli ng. 1F\l[1' i!1dhddlilal i~~m:;. ~!OU em'! 01]" cm,i! rse pick with. Ute ClII'KOf;, bu[ for 'OIlI~.lple'x dr:ilwn objects llis mut.:!J, 'Ill ic1wr 1,0 ~ch~CI. by dmwing awillCiow A ROllN D (1;1 AC ROSS the nbjec!:S.l'he di~~illns sho\\' Ihc window Milr:rljJo~n[~ a~ reel dOll'< !llllg, ~he fi nil sh 'PQi nt~ as gweelil,

1111 11 'WlNDOW SELEC110N. ill! \,,1:Iiol1. :rQU W3J'1l [0 only include dI.~lIwn 'oDjl\e~ rNSlDEthe 'willdow drogthl;; wlrndyw

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Ii!][llfldle~. :m dril~'" a rect,m.g,le ~.25 ~~i,gh b, O,() wide, ~I!JI~t l[o~[!1Ind j'ClU, ~!f~!(:!!'1 YO!.!! are asked for (me mJ:l(lr eO!TI(}r 'of ~he~C!~H~gID. enter: @O.6.1.15. 'r:he 0..6 i.s alon,g lhei~ or

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Handles

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In,~rn tpu hUt:" your afcimo ~hape (See A ReS). Use MOVE HI~d I]~e ~llmpmNT sfiaiPw IllO\le I'he arc i liI~klI: the mil' of tille ru.CIJl!JlgJ:e and tlh~n MIRROR it.~;.<;ing the ENDPOINT ~napt dmw tlw thi rd 1l:I:C [0 the .licit of~hc rectangle.

AI~C:S,

These ':;:I.T'1 be tri.c:~y w d:mw Cliiicldy mul effect1 \Ie~y" The 11];01;1[ im.poort:l;lll: foc~()r to I'CI1'WlJloor it:' thm once )'lOll Irmv't:l dr.aw'I1 <If I <lr'C Y'OU cane1:lsHy clil3nr,e as mcliu~, find lelllgth by ~impl,y c::lk:k]ng On it. wi~h no command! or HJ(lJ t:l.atbi'0. :!:I:Ia. drli1:ggi I1lgthe ends ~IilJ~he !nidp~lnrl re ~u;ll,:ilbJC' pOS~.lUOI1:li.

1!1 the llrst e",~rn.rk ~'hownHlbo~ :ri!jhl, [he ends o:W the arcs arein [Jlt'l CtlH~t::[ P~il{;~. b~~l their l'<LdH BJ'e "WII):ng."., and tlwy l1£t:d

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In lli!e second t::;.;:a!lt]rp.~~,. 1.1ii.e ~n:: ,ccreill!Ulon ~l$ OWn 31rlJd IJm~l of thL.' crKlpoi nJ[S h,mve W ~ d~lggt;,"d hl!IO po~; I.iorn lJiilfore the; mi,dpoi ull

i~, 11110'>'00 Ii iii ormU:W ctn'iIFlg.e Ah.e eu ;V:~lm'C., Wh~u. you (/10 ~Jl1s, m;<;ke ~ure yoWl snap the ENDPo.llffS ill '[It~ rocuH.ngk IJ si ng EN1'.IT:'n:' ~~na;p~ htow(f'Ol,~r, U) [1iI(:l~'1 chilll,ge th~ cur\;'lliUtffi: af~h~ "we, 1JI;l;"£ 1h.t1 .F] tnmQIII 10, I.Ulril! (he: snaps 'off.

Thi~ lI.1:~ ~l:Ull1ld$. oOIll'lpli(:rl[~-d uilltil .~(Ju try li[ - it is, \Vanh spendi ug Hn 110111' or l we pl <11' ~~,g. ar(l!Ulliid with nrc;:> inl Ithis 'way, ,~i lice you wi II need ll(I dlraw tlH~mlll ~ l:il(l: lime.

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ngl:ll~. of !:he ongim~l, 'U~iin,g an erlJE.il), :slITl:l[l

f"Or ,!;1f;GJ!.Ir;;lC'y. Then SCAU~ l:I1e mirrlo'~ed feC'~ltlllgle 1.00 7.:5% of lIS s'~~I:ls,il'l& ~.h~ MIDI)OlNT S'l!OWlrlM ~. bfl!Si(:po~.I"L Then repeat llile M.llRROR, [this [jjmc ,of th~ ~liilil~ ler recl:f:lngle and ;'l~fii,n 101M fj.g'i:ll, !lind ,til mw II n,,n'ro\?le'W recU1.ngle ~ rL~id~. - h flU ITII:: wi.1l1~h

- by SIi!"ppl~!1og. to the hcJrl[lm ~eft eum.etr:'LlflcI th~m~h~ top Mmro.INl', 3... .. shO\\rrl.

Add the fi m1.1, C urva, wURROR It, 1~liId :ERj.\8E ;.d I 'of i~.le CQ:rIsuiu:cE:iolii r!,llf.;nulg_ies t''D!ce,Pltl'i:t'l fi n3.~ alJ'1l(~ 'you drew. Your handlt::

1s oomPllle~ - yQ!!! ll'lQW kaew hOiW I:('J Iillill 1~:~aU1gle.,!;, ~Iild ~.ili!1g c~m 1I'!~~rnds to t,:on~Tltucl aoomple·", shO!~e,

T.he fmaJ st<lg,e i ~ Ihe Cl'ell!iorll of ~h,e. s,id!t:'; eJevOliHor! is adding thlil. :h:mrn ~(ltO tie rig;Ju loc1wions, Drtl!'IN 1'1 iirn.efronl I'he CENTER. of ~he:~UI) ~U1li1d:I,~ t)11J tlt~ frtm~. ~!.e\l'Il!.io:r1l, rLgh~ 1lCrllSS !he side elecv!iJlion. Thi~ ls so I'hm l[~tg e"dpO~fl[ of )lo~~r llne is "vel ~ elear of 1Uli)'

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snap to II pollJ't you dm-';'I: W3n1:I, to, So 1I~.WIlYS, t~e,;,c~op I be habiLI, of wmchi ng OLlt fort 11k

You CIl,]] aISOI.I.lr'n olT the I.:nt.ul)' S'ilJlP :IS yml flm 1.tl.r,:lWiJlg th.~ Ii ne:; u si ngLhe F3 k(1Y. N(l1'lt.m;~tki;l nml'l1 pie oopk:~ ofIJhi,~I:i ne, ene [{lit each row of ,dlmwC(rs. picki I]g I.he il2l.nd I~ om, Ute ~'ighl~httnd ent~ of ca.chmw w ilh Ul£ CENTER. ,entity smlp.

,]lh~.s er'Cil'CS a series of i [U;cI'SC:et:l,Qons

dOW~l il:l~ 'frn:tn (!d~e' of I.he c[~rco:;s. Using tltl.':!fIlUILi,plL'l copy Facili [y,. pi.ck ih~ hatldle ilmJ~ SHilll m ,tihe M I DI?OfNT:lt ~h(l bm:i{.

lll> shnwn Ie-H,. whjCl~ 3sJ.tmll .fQf a ba.wp(lll:iL Then jill!!,. ""U:llJP Ul mu:h rnTERSBCIION tn Unrfi. ERAST~ )'Q:L1r eon:r.t'lllctl:(J.il I ines, You ~UI\~ CQll1lPl'(flCd th~ ldevmiollS of ihe ehest of drawers,

,A;ssQciatve Dim:en:5,ioninug Oil1L:l of (he problc:rns ~ .. h~w,!ol ~c~)II"m HW~ of in 'writa IIIg. i:l:I(l5«l1~I\1Jicles :i.slll(J taehnicnl tlild o:b5t:l1re :sou'ildi:llg ii1i1meS CAD fCilJ.tu res IM,ve. wlhi::.[tro~I.ly th~)' snou h:1 be labelled M.i.RACLE r, ASTOUNmNG MI.RACIL.E 1 ,~ud so 01].

The tkJ'~,Y il.mtnedl ;)ssQci iuiw~ dll'l1leJlislo<.n~.ng ilS jusl MJcb ,1 fe:alu:re. because .. U aspeds of ,01 ilne:nsi:orn un,g iu liII~ CAD w!.1:rld ilre really ,~uil~ m:nllzii,lng.

~:f 10lll ha,\!~ cve:r dJI'UlCJlsioo(KI a d!ruwilflg by h.~:nd. YOI:I, w; II ,511L'!l whilt ,I rneHll, The

fact is lillo1l ~ill(l~ )Iou havl.! [01 ~~d you'tway 1.0 !I fir! ish~ diralivi "llalrnd o.nOLJi you g~~ the hang Of th.c basics, i~ ro~.II)' 11sl11'l th,L[ hard and C~I.l1 ~ve:n oo~nl1i¢ .fUn! Aelll::d~ y addi,n.g, d!i:l1Il£UlSUornS to your 1i11:l11~~rpill.>ce: Is al:ifiOSr. ill1I automatic process .. ']"0 d~meil~ion II d:rnwllllg

Keybo3fid ShO:rt!Cllis

There are serne really i !lVIl~ t!"~1~e key boa_rd shOl1ell;t~ bu Hl ~Il CQ ~ll~ ~n!cl ~kru:lt A n[ocatl ptQgmm!$, i n l~rticul,tL[~ the F Ikey~ .;~~ Ihe lOP o f your kcyboilnl M;ost of lhc.se are ··~~glc" Ik~y~, hi ~ once .!nul Ihey tum so.mel1Li.n(g on, liIill Il,£;ailn and irs '!lI.IrllKlll oU_ Hm~ ;lID !1 few ~

~1=:2 Tu m ~ lim Pn:mil.pl. Hi~tuIT)' wllIIdnw

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,lJ:PPC<l rod. 111, Uw bll~,", 'Of Ih(1: 8t:rul\':n Ul ~he Comll1!and W'U\'C!lO'W. Sounds bori ug. bu~ h

is re;d~,y IlIsefUlI pmi!llcU ~;Irly whel'J )'OiU;Jirc :! CAD noviec - it. wil ~ hel r ynu Find ml[ Wihfll has .happe.ncd . .B:lSi.CtlIHy .U[ ~:s your iJrngmm. mlk~ll~ to youilnd it wi.11 re~H)l bcip you lu I1sIeQ 111; RIlieh ill; poOllsibk

~ 1:::3< 1'lilm:. etnit)! s!1<!~son and ·off. This ls what ~ believe i ~ ,~,tllt;[] in sarne i;:~n;:Ie5 lhe ":kUler app". I use thisone l'IIlI thetime, and your drawi 11~ ~rJet:d wiHrtlully inereuse ~ f you do lilte same

~ FE, S.w·il:c:i'les !:It€: olilhogonal mode on :Jnd off. GrUm. as it'5 iilSual i.)' kno~'tu.is Ihe .cAD equiva~ent Oir tlw I?m'a~l!!!1 ruleandse] squ are, cO"'~lrni n~l1g }'Q ur :Ii nes ~~ e~ <l~t hmi/.ol'lt.<'ll ~11d1~fl:kal <l~es. ElJsc:rlliOl.~,

'. ln adclil~i on 1,01 Ihe f key~. rmm)l cmtli:lIIllllnds tu~ve .iii ng~~ key s·n(ll!!c;:ri.~s~ IE for rW:.ASE, .~.I for .~,~OVE. A W'lirl, it c."'n spccd tip the drn:w~ ng p.~oce~s if you usethese ~olne of the rime,

lilk:e the OU1! you h:1I~'~ ju~t oompk:ledi wi.H ~:a:ke 8. mauer of ~(:;tXHldsrnlheF th:illll milru~ues, ~nd wM I be [~t~d~ ~ :Iocumle.._< ns OlCClIU,II:e as Y{ll:lr ,cll11iiW i~lg. in ril'-~l.

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1-\11 you need 1.0 do I heu is select the style you, wam -I rend lo mll~le them as se~lcs. e.g,], - HI -d ick~ihel~llietl:u dirml!J1sioJI huuoJII. :mrap to;\ppl'O~r~me points Oil your drnwifll~ and~he!l Ilosition Ihe nr-sl c~i mensien ]ine,

Sele-<;t ~!le Willi nue dimension option, Crmy O'il snil!p~)i ng, l~~ MAGIC! I nearly forgOl.~h~ associ .. ~i ve bit Because Il~W you've g(l~ a dimensioned dro:w,illl,g. ~fY'Ou needibe samepieee. but a bi.t ta Herlsho.lf1!C Iti

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Simon ,amBii'S the thhrd dhinUiln.l>mD:n and fin.dly uses the ;;1;. a~is~

Wzlh the. ,£X,ftB,usting fl.lev·ttI:i,on.8 now c.ut?ered,. Sim,on R'odw.ay enters

the' 3D wor;ld and denlon6trilte's SOl'''#! shortcut 111e,thlJas- to' produ1c.ing a 3D model

F DrliiflallY f'llm] ~ ure-rnakers, the

.. Hal}.' Gmi lil1. cmnptlt.e1' dl'awij ng ~ ~[Ju: 1D perspeeu ve, prel!Cmhly

111 Ii fC'1 i ke colouLtulwood grill n.

Trne &ood news i~ (hm luwing oomp:[eled Ihe C:XhHil!S'L~I,l1g ele,!;,II~1ml work. we can now slt hack and ~Cl CA.D take the st r<l.in :rlgaln and w3,tch au Iipl:rsp:xti ve 'Come to life. WeB. slmost,

[ Ilillt!l:rly ~~Iwaya creme elcva:llolils of pieces :~ IIrngaing. 1,0 "n,lOdd" because you C~1iI 1JI:;.e t~cm as t~e I.cmplate for pt'Olilucl.ng;! 3D model. FlOII' rn05~ perspectivework, wbether you wam s()melhinglhm wiH really show you (!It a clientwhet lime piece wit:! look

U kc. speed is essenliJIL Over Ihe next two articles lwill oud inethe W1'l)'s in wh leh YOLI can pro(jllCC ii 31J mode I ~md somessorteut i'IlJethoos. ~() achieve rnm" im~m effect

:5Ii1ape'S

The rnest errec~ lve ~dlmd 1'110 CAD for l'Iulkil'lg 3D shap:.:i> is 1.0 EX,[,l~ U.J)E OJ 2D ~~h~pe or CLOSED POLY UNE. Onac 'Lgai n, lJ'il s l>olll1ds~a, mote ,oornplical.cd ~h.m il

is, Just 11,1Ll'lk of a polyline <lil> n c{lntiinu(lll$

lII~ij Dullimll!$ 01' 'I~;e ~iliilillt :alld side, erev,mlihliil,s

I iTll;thm CiU11 be made IIp of lots of ~l]On:!.i whichean bii:!>lmiwht <mid curved" 'fo make !I 1D SOLLD from. th is pottyl UI1.~ the ~\vtl' ends h~""e In be joirlc(i of CLOSED w ';hat if our polyl i 111C Will> a mode] tml n H'liCk. th.e train wou tel go J\tJiIJI1.d anod round w ~limuJ.

ever runni rng hno ~he btl rf~rs. o.U1C~ We

Ita Vtl 91,1r t' I rn;o!,..'111 pulyl i ne - our old fri~nd$ REC"fANGL E:S are, in ~n~C[. cllCl~£(1

po~yl in~~ - w¢ can select i[ i 11 the EXTRU DE command ~tTld pr{llvide .. ~l~d::n~\\ or ~d~,I1L. h .• hen becon~e~ a J D SOLm. wI! kh elm be

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alw,ay!; make ~nlrnemu~ copi!;;'~. 1111;way~, C'fi\e,~tc II ne\\' dmwing when 1 ~un !i,i:ilr~illg [he 3D par:! tl'r <! rn,~j~~. ~~~ln,g Ihe 'Sa\'e As' opliol1l 1 n the FHe Mc'nlJ!. ~ tine'lil Illake four ceples of 1:lIe ,eleva{io;ll~ widninlhli:

Hew dl·lii:w~n£. TIlli~~s beeause Y'ti'U \'II ~H need djffc-ront pM ns (if your dC\'Mioll:'~ :It d ~1iTc:rcn,1 Sl,!,l,gCS.

Cre'ating SI~ap'e5,

I~ nit reduce one m~ of elc'VM iOIJ~ to

i ndi'~'ldmli UNES lind AR:CS. usi 11£ the EXPLODE ~oo'i. Theill. ERASE all of the in~C'mal :line~ ln one Si:I. ~~Ir d!.:vminns. ~Ii,~ ~hown .U~II'I(!!. Ila~c:s S] NGwi,ndow ~()iflh(: frO!nt ami side dcvmion:;. un tum. COJ¥'l( ihe re!luh to one ~td!e. ,;md EI~ASEthc feel OIl the ,cop},.

,Zoo In iill!Oihe ~'LIt~ iiltc creOll.cd and PAN arou nd it IlJoldl1i~ :fClt bre21ikNOf p\1cl'laps, In P:E.DH ~d'll:: IPolyli HC: c.dLili ng 1.'(l[l'nm;1II1ct). select one ~ j:n!:: ~iI' CU[\IC o.n 11ili:' fj)mu 'e~e~'lniol'l,:md l,url1 ll1ntD ,L POLYU NE..

In ~:he S:lfl!lC ~":Oml1lmflid ~1~cl thcrCSL or the ~h<lpe and usethe J'OI N opt uou i 11 PEDIT to ereutc yo~ r dw;edl ,p,(li:r Ii ne,

\fnu ~ihmilid rio"'" bC1!!bl~uJpick '!.!p ~he whQ~!El ih .. pe as u ~~ n,gl:e ~.!IIti.~}I' jlU\il by cHcldug 'Oil! iit. Go llnrmllgh the ~'lIn~ Sll:,~ wi'th '~h(l side devOl' ion, Ma~(l. oopi eS ofbo.~. y{,!u ~:f1i1: I:IOW ~dy '[{II C'wmU'e your 3D :;.n;lpL;l~ lJ~in,g Ill(\NC:l IW~~ o~nlines as Hlnllf,l.;lihi''s. Yel'l] c:m dn thi ... 'LIS ung nnotll,er C AD mi f;u:hl'.

the HXTllJDH CQlllUrt!lud. 'l'h is dne,~

1'1111 ~hf~i I)I~v,~~II!1 ~CStn in llI.UlllAL. IH[l'HIf REAJt1 ¥jew

", .... This dOles' eX'8ctll" 'wha:t its n,ij,m,e ;'mp.li'es and extru,des 2'D shls'plQS .ini,'oJ,D' ones, .b'ygiv:ing them th,;,c'kns:ss or ,height."

C:X::Ktly w~ml ib. "ll]1I1:e~nljilllie:s a:t1io el:.E:rn.des 2D sh ape~ inm 3D QnIL~, Dj! g;ivi!lS 111(11111 lilicklll(JS!I, or hcighL

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Closed Pioly~ines, .. T1"Oub~eshootin,g

'Grmning ~ closed poOlyHn.c 15 actuoHy one of 111(l Bickj~.sL thi ngs in 3D modcU1mg. 'rhe~ille Mlrs;r Ix; SJNGLIE and CONTINUOUS. ~ir ~h.L.:'~l:l are 'breaks, if In~ ends nlo'e:tiap 'CJI, i r UW'R:' ,nr,e other line sC~III1(!'ms tllcltl(iI,cd in l11e pclylilnc, (hen yo.tlf sh:lpe wi~~ ,no~ ,eN.t rude, I r you CnNlI,m a ,~h;1p!1 til at wi.] ~ l'Iot l!.lx~n:l:de:. ,EXPLODE it. :Jntl gOl (;j'll'l:r aU ~hc

tnd ~\'id!;l~~1 segments, us illllg fU.J .. E1: witll 3. zero mdil]s 10 Cnm~fi~~c breaks <Lilt! i.w~r.ihupi5:, rr YO'l] sliil ~'1I}\fC preble ImlS,Y01J m,~,Y ha\i'c IJ:uJ.I~l pie I ines on EOP Qir each

01 her. This l sthe most difficult prQhtem

Itt") cU I)"i na!L~. ~nd H~i al mtd error is ol~en, 'the on,ly n~(lI:~m:l:. ems UI1(g se,gI'UlCI:'IIS

uf ~our ~J,'Ulpe one ar [I ~inl~ 1.0 1"C'i,l(:[fl1 wltmhcr .here is 3 HI1£ Ull:dIlWIlCllth. [f aU cfse ~a]I:s. llilt: q uJ,clu:$!. I,h.ing ~o tlo is, 10 n:CfC;UC Y{lUt" m,I!Um:; rrnee over hon II new LAVE.R. Ho\!in~ leekedtheeld aile - ~ ny(\fl's:IuIC,,~s 'U't~i f nome illllp:lies. H bit lik.e [Il(l [r~Ii:1Sri1re:tll overl fll'~ tlwti aru u£{;d in h:clmical dmv.ii,lJ,g and fire i n~~r(':~Jubly usetul, Onl.'C Y'OIJ ha:~tll mre.d. your slJcnpe., miWC H 10 t,mc~ s,id.'c. CtlP}1 it :lIla! then foUow ~he sterslo! urn i~ into It closed pul,yl~nA.:;. Good ~uc'k.

Viewing

Wmlk.ingil1i ]D {~~Itl be con fl1'5i ug and i! il~ qu iH~ ~ilz.;y 1.0 kliliC yUl!1' beilflnlgs. The UC:S iaon i ~ a vcry llS~f~J ~ I,{.lO~ to remi nd you of the din:lC:Lior\ you an;: viewing ehe clm.wing from, I ~l~(llill~k.~ II habit. or a!w:lyS\' l~wing and working QJ1J iii. modiel fmlffil one d:Lr€t'tioiU.

There arcpre-set ~'Lew:!> <tvaJ lab le

and llTile Yi~w ~_ usei n . .A.ul.oCAD ~ s SE

I SO[\()1ETRK •. or Aerial, Ru-ght Rea, !!llnt.el HeAD. which g,ff ers a v~ew

rmm !l!OOV~ ~Jld.frum. Ul~ bottonli rn,gJlI- 111m!! corner ofU.lli dl'i!tW i 11&, I 'wmtl:J ~oommenclch{)OiSi,f:ig a view and stidd!~~ tnit, since JI wi II be I,p yo~ to crlentaie - )i't)un>(;l'If.

Ex Irud'i nl: rUi.a pes

So thm you C,lI1 [€';lny seC:': \V.hilt is,

tmp[iel'l i~lg. before yOu ~l1l!11! using 3D commands you. aeed lo ~hfi",gL;' Y()l:!r view oftl.1e .drn\1<'ing m a 3D venlion. U!ltl~ now, we ha.\'e been effectively look ~!li,!l. down Oil, Ihe dr<lwl ng, O! k ~!ld of bh:d ·~.~ye Yi~w". \\\;r~ can :room in !IJW OU~ but iW:1thoi1lt~,e,tLing t'llly sense of dep(b.,

Using. 'he VIEW nl(mU on yOlllr toolbar, select the A ERIA L. R UJlJT REAR vi~w. You wm~l'f1med ~au:IY!:j.et ~he ~en~ of bei Ilg above amI! to one side of the. drn.wi I1g. Zo,orn ~1l~O the shapes you. hllve jI;lMt:real1.;~ and,

ill EXTRUDE CCllmlHmld, ::;.elm::t th~ front elevmiol1-

YOLl will be prompted for a. hel!}lu .. En,lIi: r 4 D. This 1 s~he maslmarn o:r Qw:mH dGpth of the carcass, J gnore the pmml}~ 'For :1. tilp~r ltlld h it ~he return butiW!l twice. Your lnll'~l na slmu ~d !'lOW become .. 3D~hn~,

Do Ihe 5ame rur the side ekJVHlioli. 'e'!llering 914, whkh ls th~ (.'!.,r~ri!Jj width. Both otl~~1 ine-s should have, tamed imo ihe extruded 3 D solid~ shown hera, :If Ihey haven't, don"t de-sp'iir.Fol1ow fll_Y l:r,ol.!bleS:lmori fig guide w c!~m~l1g do:red

poM lues. PeI\SeveJ'aIllGe wid I g~1 )'01,1 l:lrIenl' in !he elld!

],D Ed~lJing

Nnw selcct ~h.e ] D ROTATE c(m'ilrmuuJ.

A~ w uth all 3D.edit:i Ilg I!_mls,thi s is ;)

liu'l:e ~\o:~e C()n]p1ic:l'I.ted than lh~ ~]lFIpl~ ROTATE COJ'l1!Il:;md bec-aillse we 'h:_IW :m exna .(j i:mem,i.on to work l n nuw, I'll Lillb ~,~~~. you, are' gOiilg ro se~ecl tile e.~~rl:!ded side clcvou,]on shape (the one on the l'i_ght, in ~llse you are. by now.rotally ennfused), and rot<llC it.tJll'C!1.lgh 00" around ihe y axis,

Wh(lI] yO'u are p.rolllp~ell for it poi In on the y axis :lJOllln:cl \1<'n ieh ro :rotme you:r ootid, usc: all El'ffITY SN AP ~:o select a point 011 the shape hself.

Simply ehoos ~l1g a poi un by eye can have unexpectedresulrs in 30 \?i'ol'k. since the poim may be' a long 'Nil)' <loo've or below wherewe wanr 'it to be. Snaps are the

sol urlon 1'0 all 01" 1 iii is. l["ving cOlupli}ted th(!i 3D rotation. yO'll sho~dd bel.ooking at Iwo shapes side by side. <IS SllOWI!l hC1'e,

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You arc Il.OW !fo1u£IO OJ) somc!l1i ng which \'\;',~]J seem quite slmnge [hal definitely doesn't lIol'm<lilY~lapl)en in the real ~lj'orlcl. Pk:ki!lg

Hp lime solid you have just ronllM . in MOVE eOl'llm:~:ncl. and usin_g ene of raose in v alu:lble sneps ;.'I,.~9nrn. ][1 [his case MJDPOlr'n~, saap to [he midjIDIl'1l or LIIlc l(liP ri.gJu.iI'mn.d corner ClIr¥e shown . in red, ;)[ld drJ~ [he so.ho. i fIIsidie ~he m:n(lr Qi1(.'l - shown in. gn:::erl for d:lTi'ry

- .~!l.~l?ping to~he L"olT~ponding cun,,'e. :lgtlill On .rhe 'LOp riglu corner,

YOUIr rwe lll( truded ~;~c::vm.iou:> shnuld !lOW beoce up), ing (he S3.m;C -:>IPIlCC, !l:i\i\c or take a f~w .~iUlc couu::rn and curves here or thc·r,c. And! thm is ~Jl~ \\ihol!1 POlflL

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1:'11111 afmid there rea~ Iy i s l~O esc.;;tJP'Ll1g !hat dOlll!.nd P;g sOL!fI!llIing CAD j<ll"~on, is I!hcre'? Whm til iii ~hou hJ 'be: called is the 3D i.X'Im:pa~li, Af> you move IlUQlilm~ in the 3D el1l'i fUn Iinent" the ioon wm chm:J(S.e di~c'Lll':1!l! ~ you dp. ~·(lLl:I~t'!I1tlli' rel1il:j,mHn;g )'()[Iwhich 'Way is up. whkh ls ·No:rlh'. and ,geTl~m'U)' hel:iling ),OLl'to rel'lIin }'G~r 1J!e"lLi ugs,

whi:ck ~~nn'~ Q'!,I'~rl"I) if rrm like, will be 'elimimu.cd. ¥Oll arc' left wil.h j!i!~t Ihe' "''OI~ume.s, l.hMin~f\'iec~etiL In a fe'w ~lO¥e!l: YQ!!.! wHI h!n"~ c.reaW:d the o~di ne .~h~1)e in JD of!he t:'he:s~. ofdirn.w~n;_III[erseC<t is ~ vc.~' shn p,te t~ni][I1I;JJIl~ ~l:'l U~C. !Uld. you j I,IM meed m ,s~~ect both Si()iid:~ W al'I)IJI' it

D'isfjfay

One of the m~~I: excit il'lg lhin,g.~ill 3D \,V(jluk 1~ ~.Q I!!.~'e ~h!: H] DE ,owl''1mmld ~t1

!111m you,r hil'hcno!\I'lI!1-"P"11'ent m,odel ~ nte sml1e!thing '~h1~~ really !Oflk~ ~ij)Hd, lilat )lOll Ca!~ 't see li1'rnugi1.ResiM Ihe lelllp!ll~i.QI'

(iJ'I a.clu,aHy model ,~n thhi mode. h{n"vc'1,l'er. AhhDu,ghil \'\1m look ,onfusillgm firsl, it is 1!l'!!!IIch ea'sicr ~CllXl~bie !A) see~hmugh )'our

y

sh~pcs, $0, ~liclk witbmodc u mi I the model ~:s finished.

Ed iltin:1I Solids

Although It ~~, ooycmd the $.oopeof ~be$e artleles to delve :il:n.o d1e actu ~I mschan ics, of lh~ CAn 50f~wm:R: ('0111111n3nds. it i1l \\IIIlfl.n juS!. oUI~J~i nil'll; the di ffe.ru nee OC1WC:eIil. I.n(l Llltte fU:llcl nfllcn~;}I J D edll:illl!1: rools, wiluch, wlten ~l;l!liIMlI1ed wUlh !l Cm~phH}f {1tihL'l1'S ~lIdl,!l:ded

un ~he nex ~ ankle. ;d~.uw !!I8 W create fl~::JH y qui[e C'(HlI1lp!~l'i; 3D !i.h31~~ lI'eiaruvely quick ~y :11110. e:!~:ily.

SMI.I'th'lg with 111~~'\IIt) orIg i nll~ S()Mds (nll

'rh~ ~~fL. [hei'iJ'S1 tWO ~ iting cc:IUlnafids are r~~mti\'dy ~lr.~x.p.I;'lI]ft[ory. "fit'!'! '~hiroi. ,~lh],C'h w~ u~d 1(;i'C're;Jl~ u ~oHd or the c~~(LSl'i Cilf dle ohe!'i~ Q;r d~\\I~ffi. ~;1~1 catlly C!'C:')I,¢~ m selld from !he @ve;I'~Ol·lfping or J nter.sec~ i[lg '!I'olurne~ Onl'lC tWo Qri:!):imd ~QI id~.

USlin,g Revolve 1o Creal.! .1 '001. Am;uher pnW{Jr.flll'll ~ool far crMtu~\I& 3D l>oHds i~ Lhe :RHVo.l:V E coni nlimtl. Ont"€! 1]:~a]l]. )'O~L l'I:eed LU ereure :J. c;:1'~<;¢d polyl ilile $hape i I~ orod.e;rto perfOfllli! the OI;M;"r.'ltian.

~Il! thi:s ease, h<l\ihlg copied ~l,nol:l~'li!'le of ~ fOOl bml'! :im elevlIIl.iou .• draw :i vetl.iG;Jl. lillie bheclJl fig Illl'l font f!,()]'Il [he base Lo I.he IOIP •. as always !lI~i~'11lI) '~Iltl;p (M'mpOINn lQ' {1Q ~o,

TnilHlhe nne~~t(l Qn~ ::;;ide.Wi ,~hOWIii.

,md erase the i I!n~f line (you \ViM !l~QI te e]'i,'II',]n.de h nffi~. sluee it ~!i. ~d IJ pant uf h[M a rec.~ma.l:l:t~). W leave tine outli!!e ~h1l!pe wMch eill~ lhel~ he W med i I1~O .. closeel po]:.' Hne Ill\ oororu. Cre,'l[~.rng liomel]JJul1g ~15ing UEVOl,VE

," Once again, hmweve'l; S8¥e th,e pers:peetiv:. mode unit;1

the model/ling pro1cBs,S' ts

Glomp/ete,~ "

UNION

is Vill'y ~l mi lar to C'.xl,n.~ding a shape, cxce:pl I.h.rut the c.'!;.lm~ion is pertbl'medi n a circular fru;hlon amt! nd {L ®slgnm:ed mds,

I iii IhLS case, you.wiH cheese as an OJxi s the line j'9l!1 created lo divide the foo~ ill 1m ~f. snapping 110 one end "!1d~he!1 the othe;J' 'wi~h the ENDPOINT snap. You can "(lIen l:e"'o~ ve the ~halle around I,ni~ line, crcal.ing d1.Cfoot Sl,lill}f;,~ solid ~tl!'lWfll l n lile I'illaJl clim.gram.

Ilstlmlelrj~c I. Pell'spe,eliive:

Aldlough the model we an: working all appears to be t,hrec-dimCfLsi.omd amil lhc pieces have thi.clmc~ or depth •. We' C3111. sec IhOil there is sOfll£:lI1ing "wrong" with this p.LCl!;J:re of thf: would. 1111 i~olllctrjl(:' mode, ! ill1J,~ wJli.d1 nre p:md.ltt~rc;)~ Iy ~re aad doli' I. appear ro oonv~~ or ciiV{l!,£c as nUt), .au in a true perspective and 3S lhey do ill Hll:l world tv{: i[lillabil~

Once again .. howc\~er. save Ute pers:pecUvc meec t111:t.ill tlte modcmllig process is eon.'1ple~('l.Mi:l!s:[ CAD p.roO{lr.arm wlll ~tot ;lillow ~ISIO "poi lilt" in pen;pOrJL1VC mode, to select \1>i'iTIli lthe cursor ami m use object SIl . .1lPS ~o move solids MO'lIOO" SO ~I"I~ rule wh.~lJC wmkil1S 011 II. m()d~J is lSOilileu1c only, f~'

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& one for

S ua t Lawson introduces Ryobi's 11,"W "On« +iJ'Jru;nge'

a/cordless power tools

F i,I1:a!1IY. a 'It'Owcr ,tOOl ,rn,"f,UrUJ.ftlc, 'lUft\( has ","'On, she race 1,0 prOth.!lce an

!llnl,~ l'arlge of ~~()\\I'e1i' [OOI~ tI~ sh<ir<e nn~ (loll!]lIIlaJ1 b'I~ler1l)'1PC-

Alll~~e pal'! i:lf iUIflj'oordle55 '[ool'~ rrk:e t:l.5:= cali! 00 IIIUri,O'lliCedlo tll~ bmll:ji)'. ;]jilt] ~ililt.:-e l:wot~ are lllonlilJI'I), wppll'ed a:;: s~a!l_dO\i!'d. Ille ~t 1 s IPI'Qb;d;!l y~Of:50.

All~;urugh I:'I1iO:S~ of us could do wll.blOl1L

a tOlrge p<lrt of ~his mngie. ~<lIU8e gif th~ ~cl~j~ uvcoly C'lileap pdce olf tltl? ~:m:e.l)'.!e&~ ~lmls H wou~!l:I1x: much ~aol;ier ~.Q justify Utci r purclms.-.:. lUte! l:l is justth~ s~hm ,it)l'obi must

00 counti ng on, Tbis ~i ~ld uf prulh.lc[ ~MlI 111l1lrkelin,g shou Id ahm eeeate [! bfan~~o)'l'!l~~ lilh: !nO .oth~r ,uJd rnu~l. i~! !lrn;Jl'I), wa,y:-l. r~p:rcs~lIl:l Ihe 1»W1~r Itlnl jncltl~lry '5 lioly GrniL

1J.cVit.lll may 1>1: ~j~~1 on ~bi's heels, bl.il k~!J;,W of dle el'l(lrmou~ em! in d~ln.l,lin,g Lm c.::11:~irl.>l)' n~"~' rul1~~ or l)O'WCu, l:ouk 'thll~ 'ho.1:

PUIiSUtl' In~,gh~ take Inngcl' Ih;l!n you"d ~1I:pec!+

The Ryobi b:rlllld Imli !lllwa;y~ had,. rNISmH1.bl:,)' g,ood rcpUtmiml as :I nlill1lil f:fLCUJ rer 'or 1ti0l111 scm.i~prorcssituru.land IProre~si(lmll IOO~ s, byt 1m!), have :<1J!.I.rrered in the It"'~lrrom

Right nlr,e~e.speellill Ham!'l1!l! ~ DIiIII'lDrJ[v,~r

'l;{nl.S;

S~I(l(i:ii Combo U Kit Mode,1 PMl}

rric~; S149,on

iiilc!lIIdc,s: .p::m I l.:o.Wj,ess d;:1l1, PSt:! ~ ~ire~ll1r saw. PS It) !reciprocating saw" r71b Thff S1..u:kll'~'t;\I, noo nru;hl ighl, 2. n:.chmYI~!r.:l bilU.ery pad;;:;., J -Iru:mr dUilrlJlO~lil:ch mer 311~ looll:img.

~(ll][jon~or P,lil~~ Cu.Il~OO M~ell~$6{J

Pri~~: $219.,(10

llilJ;IlIltlC"ls·. lJ';!'(Hcnrill!tSll dJri~t PJ500 ,t:i'R:lillor: saw, P510 rut:iproealillig :l;aw, P510 Jigsaw, PotlOO sarlcl'er. P7l (I Ttuff Sucker qI. 1'700 na'l:lll i~lu. J! ~h!i!~a1rle b;n~qr' paeks, l':hlllll r d~ f1gw]6,,<;~ie clJrnrgcr al1,e ~Cie]l:mg"

3..:Pjc .. e·ISV CDmi.ess '-:ooJ Kil Mu~id P(;:20

rri~: S 1 (19 :0(1'

Ind'!.l~e ... : I,~" ~fdJe¥s !;Ifill. 3·1{;:" cim]lmr 'S;!IW. n~~hlj,glll. ~ rechilrge.<'1ble '~I)U~ly pn,dl&. ] ~lwl!!r d!lIgnostic chihrger <lm:I'i;:<lrrying ease,

f!ow0r ~~l~S;, billtl:lri(:"'!\, t~m~r,:; and liOOO$Sorit:,'s,

Pl]O 2-Speed H<L~nmc;, Dr'iU , •. , .. , , , , .. , , , , .. , .. , , , .. S4'~.~17

1P1:30 ~niI.ja8('l .lJriever .. "., .. "., .. , .. , .. , .. ,." .. ,., •.. ,."." .. , .. , " .. , .. , .. , , .. , .. , , .. , .. $69.97

PLAO R.igh:t. A![gl~ H:riU ,_ . __ , _., ,_. __ .... _ ... __ , _., __ . _., .. __ •. _ .. _ .. , .,,_. , __ . _.," __ 0" ._ ,. __ .. __ • __ , _, '.$5~. 9If

1'500 !Ci1'llt:lI ~lIr S;;1W \'o\ulh tmre f • ,,_. __ , __ , ,,_ .. _ •. _. __ _. __ •• "". _ .• _ .• ,,_. __ . _., ,, .••.•.• ,,_ ._ ' _ .. ..$~9-91

,JQO NltiiertSt:lpJer ' , .. , ,. " , .. ,. , •. , , , .• , , $69_97

P310 C"'Ii!~k 8: Adh.csi've 611111.,,, , , , , ,,., ,, • .,,., .. , ,.,,,., ',., $31l1J}7

P4QO ern-,mer C~ltT~ i'1ni~~ :S;:mli\l:r,,~,~ .. <"" ,'" ~ , ~ .,..," , m , •• " " , $29JJ7

'510 RleCilU9CSlli~g 3-11'1,'" "_ , .. , , ,,., •. , .. , , .. , ,."., .. , ....•• , .. , $49.9'1'

P5'2G1 Qrbi\;u;J1 Ji~ gotW, ,.",., .. , •. , "."., .. , m .. , •• , .. , .. , .. , •• , .. , .. " .. , ,., .. , , .. , , .. , S4!t97

rliOO '['riJl!lmijJt., , , " , .. , n __ •• '_, .. ,.,. , ", ,,_ • __ .. _.'.0 ' , $;4.9.97

!'VOI) FI;'I!l~~l i;gh.~ . __ , .• ,., _, ., _ •• _., _ . ,.,. _." _ .•• _ ,._ .. , ' _ •• ,. ",._ •. _. " .• _ __ ~. _. ,,_. $17_'97

1'.550 S,[llctld 511:\'11 , .. , .. , , .. , •• , , .. , •• , , , ., , , , $:39.97

P71.fI \~4lD,1ilI' 1'L1'ff S~ker1J- VIl£ , " " " .. " " $JI9.91

P1 .II [I :l -Hour CIliIJ!I1'.f,!.6f _ ._.,._ •• _, , .. __ .. _, ,_. __ . __ .. Co •• • __ • __ •• __ __ _. "" S] 9.97

Pl )Oh!-V~bkTe Ci~r ,._ _._,. _ ,,_, __ , , S29.~7

Pl [I I Bllue:i:¥ 21"i1t:k , .. " .. ,." , "., .. " .. , .. , .. , , , .. , , .. , .. , , .. , .. , .. , , .. " .. , .. " .. ,. ~39.~7

M21 Pltlg~i:rn l.tiIl1,Y,:il~t:I :2 pm:Ik, .. __ '" __ , __ " _ .. _'.'_' L _.n- .. _ .. ~ .. " _ _. _ ' 85.9'1

I~OO ~1:e~jum "~K~l f!<LJl; ..... , ..... _ "., ,~ .•• , ... "., ••• ".,-"" .... ~.;.; r- .•• , .•• ', :S~'.~7

AboVll Batteries lind 1lt).U:lIE1;f

iu. products ft('J[bcifl!l expensive c~.~QtI£h

[0 cenvince some prufcssiOftills to mi_kc .:1 p!.u'chlll"e. HO\'!I'ever. the One -I- SYM.~m may chan~c thls,

Circu1ar' Saw

An, eUli nem[y use fiJI t .lig~1I:w'¢.ignt ciIcliI~ilr saw with llfllilll11Ji.Ul1IHy narrow kc·rl. 1'111;; blade has <L Jiarnetfl" oW ~Y' and,;t I W' cLlntn,s: depth.

Ue polycttToomue blade: £;LlOlrrl seemed. 10 have 9 lot of play. and rhese: Slt<;pidons\:vere crmlJ m1ed wh~11 it rnughl Ih~ spinning b~1'!~(,; when 1 pti~. i~ dowa.~ n little .~cav.~~.y. ~lo\:VC\,l'or. I'h~ gl!li!lrd did net shaner f1I1Jlhen dldl'l·l. sm'LA! ill <Ill ~ub~qucl~l~y.

TIm TCl' b~;'l(le pro(~l!J~d SJ S.Urerr.IfI~-CiJl surface, bOlh ero~scultilllg and rippi ng bmi,l l'C'aHy did slrog,gle ~'I,Ihenl ~e$l~ OJ" sb. fQo~ h:l1lgVil p "c~H in sornerc1!UlloU5· 1 Jt~" pine.

H I'lweVer,H:s 3. \lfflrkh::ilch and fU'~C" si.o:n site :lJ.m:w thIs is <lit ideal set-up.

TEST

Na.rn l1i1@r Dr'illlOrivers

'lli'he 'threc~peed (h'i ~II i~. II tO~I.g,h •. fln· n[lln!;e~lS~ maebina ~ill~ll ;lclu;aH.J' needs tlw 18\1 of b1LMiCfYW dd '!,Ie. I~r.g.e augers o'md mMQnl)' bl I~. 'fhcl:e are no ~emi~usef~1 gil.nmkkl'> such illS ~rirh I,evuisor bi!-~]oldi IiIg magneqs bui,i l ~ iii -Ih~:i is l~. heavi Iy-btli It t"m!cslmll~ 's drm "lith j:lk:llty of power ami OJ h ~glHJual ity,. Germ<ll'lmade key ~e~s ehuek,

TIilIi: !\vQ-sp(led dri,U ~~ aI good D.I y dri II wlillll ell.Q\~gh power for l ight 1Th<!;..~n"y dun Iii ng ,~md~l1iil 1[1iljQ:rilLy of \voodw():rll. Despite ElIsin~ ~h~ :same ] 8V bMmry. [he :mtltor is a f:mirr

bd hgh~~'f, Itlaildng this a .s:,aod w~ighl rOT' worklngaoo¥e )"Ol!!L' head, fore:ll;avnple,

D~glilc my fClll'!:!.rb ;;Ibu\'c:. the l'>vo ~pi fit le\l'el S wUi! be elf £Il)ilt hell p to be"gilllllc'n, Sind e\'e~l the maSIQegc plate m~ght '~'<!}me~n ~8eful i~t sorne poill!~.

Caulking Gum

~ ,,~"Ou I,d l~rohllb·l;y not buy ~:hl s anaeh ~nem lunlcfis 1 Wall woodworkiulg ruU-t1me.

AI!!iQ~ '1W0<~11P;e:-e~ IHmI1lmrar DrillllDri,..q'r

but I was vcry imp:ressedwilh Ihe!!lIll'~ 1~I''fOrIDmlnce" YQu'd lmrdl}' l!}oociil for apply i Ill!! S.!iI1'1~1 .f,Db~. Ibw. ftl!f lJalhl\'lOn~ .• md kitch.ern :nUiug il produces grelltroSl.I~ ts without the low-le ... el ~..;Ire~~. ol·l~ib!y

mi,n i rig what had bL':Cn 11 u,nally pro fes!>iQn~1 job,

To SCI up, ~imply wilhdl'aw 1t1e ~r,1fI l11ITn~!llUy, fit ~he wbe. re:lease the trigger ~nt:k. (J;l1g."I{Je IJae pi~[oll and aw.ny yt)u go, Theprublici:ty claims thm. ene b<l~lTCi'Y ch31'~e wm di~J~nlc~~. 2.00 wb¢.s or la~K l'r~ol;l~h the S1:1.1I1i, om. ffit those of us \\Ill() siTflp~y WmJrnI

to edge a b@ilill. th.is~un could still be I} w~l1lhwhH~. If n()~ a jU~lifkLMc.e:llpel'lse.

TheVerdi&i:

WhHe some of the wt,h lnlhcmnsc

wi III be !:rJore U~I,': lUI l.h1l!1 Qthe,~. lh~' One + ,()Olilrepl C~Il·I. be frtu lted, The price bracket ,';hou~d encQL:Hilgc prOr~s$jol1;1h wI ry Ihe mn_gl! out while still unaki.l~g ~I~c '[OO~S ,iffor{!,llble to ~T]lan>' ~llu.m~Hren!h uslasts ••

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Issue .,., SaplmnberJO()tober 2,006 19

Above 'Th!il tra,y!O. made f,rom as Iii" llil l!ii5ii at'llie 'Sm'rt; of U,e Qa,m~ - they allow tina 'Walls to be bl.ilillt 5'lmight

pen to, the

Lindsay MOlllan and Dyl1an James we're asked to' make ttays to hold the tiles ",sed ill the old Chznese g.(llne of Mahjong

IP~R OJ scr

Abolll!i oC!I)lHill!'1g 'lhe Sllf~lt- Ii!QlQ UliaJt tl1;isplholO was taken wi~liIeut dit(l 'Eiilllard

A!!L~lcr:'in.I[I""<, who is n rni!mlilcr OJ, a m,'~,' I, jong ~eh.OOI w,~n~e,dl 1m}' s to :hold I.he mt!~, 'duwing

, pia),. She~ho\v,OO us H

Int~lilim;'~dd!e..~ign ;If!~ ",~k_cd l!l!; tn make n ~ t or four. This !l:\'C1iIlU~ ~~.)' tamed oull, 10' he a se! ,of four for c"chpj1a;'C'w to keep in her home

- 1 () ilil all,

This p,mjccl is g.om:l ror IJiIO~ll wUh II.eOO~S 10,~ ~Htlng :s~w. or dh]ng saw Ulbl.,;:,. uliu;l:l rtnH~Ir. 'We 1lI~~dzdbr<1II0 from an auerien s<lle: sll,ppk~i1IIDI!lH;:(] I:ly Aill1.e,fliem,n lIsh left o'velr WrolFl nnorher jol'!<.

C'!tr!et pl!l1:~~r.> ,.ri.l~ ~ Un,at MatJjoUig i!i, s.ti1il:i~,ar~o iliuml]'ilY. The ,~b~t i to "0 lteet rO~!I'I,' !:lii)t~PS af Ii ~~S - wiml;!l, d{)t~, OOlil1,OOm; ~nd dmgm'lcS ~ ~pIIlIJi, 1t'pair of ~.de:mit1aJ till~s. P~ltlym,'lo- u\1:jJre*nt lilie fu.lilffi \vilit!!!s. Po,r I:IiIOlit! wi'lliIH't't:l.j;is ito ~h~ illll~R"~,. (jm)g ~~ off~v.; iS~>~ruJ os.0!1'ul Si~!.:IS, ~;l1IdIll.dLnl!:. Oim b'1 {jlilf~~h ~mJ Jrum 3slIndi.ln;. \lo'~oh ld Is YOIl~ tim'!!' to [lla;ylhe .fJ nllij!~mt ,call1lG,

MeaSiUFell11le:nits

The (wend I ,UJi mensIolas IlIJ:'!C 1IIC)lcrili.cld bu~ ~h~ fpotp!'~u~ ~h~uJ d !'I!O\ be ~e.s~ Ih.m

'I J ~'4" );: ~V' and HQ't. bigge:r Itha., 15" 1'> ;", bUll I he ShfLpi: of pk:ce~ E a.nul F mUM 00 C:!l;ilct llbp!'O'vide ,:I ,~gp~mlrOil" thi.1' pl!!JlI'l;:!'I"S liles, 11il~ all.gJ:~ between 'Ililellfil i s e..\lIcLly ';mo, 'The ccmers <Ire buued but «j~lId be: mit~rd if SQI wh;.h(.'ld.

1fhe:seinstnu:; liom ilre for one tray bu~ l't'I'nlCllnrer llilrfLl you,w·moo m~iki n:g sets, of f<l!U~ •. '>0 na ve ,clliougl1 wood to hand,

lPirep.al!'ation .Mllke the Jour S'ld(lSr.l'Sl.

Afitcl'I~~aning down Ihe \"1000 110 'W' thick, cut the lraut ;lind Ill,iek, A o.'!nd Il. ~lighdJ' overs u~e ~I.n(l em lh~ !li.dcs, C :liTltI' D. It:l the (.'On:~cl,l:englh" lIIti: curved side flieCeS c~m be 'elM 'on .~ band • OJ' j ilg ~wusing !ln1l!1T"~W hl'iclc"

Fi1( I~"e IWO pieces ~ogclhe.r '''''~th doublt:,sided rape, !.'Oll)' the shO!1pe Olllto one 0;]' 'rhm'Uil, em and slImii l'h~TI1I ~nlh lo:g~lllDer 00 HUll [hey are iden ~ icoll. btll. (;ul. Ute c utv(.:

P'RO,JE'CT

sJ]g1IUy oversize as. s8ndir.l~ om.)' be l1ecdc~ to l:ernOVe !lIlJl blemishes. You can [hen I'u n {hem up3rt.

Pieee E. LIii!! slt~i r., IUlcds ~n I~ em wiith ~Iu: l1hwc or 'th~ !able set ~cc:m.dil1g to the ansi: '. s upron F is 1I righ:~~a!!lg!e £r:iiJllIIgle with !.he op;poring angl'!i of 30'" iliicl6O" ID;jlet.'tivd. S;amlJ 31] til piec •

Assembly

u sl n~ [I (cl1~ion dmUl,p and wood ~I Ill!" ~I ae to,ge1.hC'1i ~1I:l ~ side pieces A. B. C &. D- \Vc

If] aced p~eo~li E &. .F i nside [0 help m.dnta.il'l squareness, but did nol ~i ilIr.: lracm III 'thi! -s;tage as lhC'y wi.mid h ave g.olin the \\'3)' when raul illg the lru~'bel for ~h~ base,

Cheek for s.q1.l1iil:.I'ii:m. i1&i;ng.me-as,u'~i "& sticks.

RalJbet

When the glue has firml)1 SCI. cui che n-ab1Jet rO'f Ithe base i n the froJlne bouom, Tltis isoo.,>! dOI1~ by using a pil'l.gu ided :rahbel lIUu~er bit wiln II Cut of (Ibn apiprnxt Ho]~ 'thl' censuue tion ill a '" lse mul ca~Crl.lUy rout 0111

,11 rabbe: In a depth sHghlly gre:atlilw th~1I 1'1iI!! [hic·k!'lil;1's.~ ef yOIl r ply.

Base,

When complete, cheek the measurements ;Inc! cut Ih~ ph'wood fur the OOSC, piece J. aCQol'd inl! I)" A.pply dark sta ill ttl, abe p.l')'W'ood ,ima then ;:uul '~'I;'ith it liine plliJ-,er.

G~ ae nne base il'll(~ Ilu! fmlm~ ·rnbbel. and at 1l1(! sarllc Lia:nl.l gi UiJ nIl lile s.lwlf. E. [l[lId support, F.

Whell dry. s!llIiJlhe b1.!UedJoinl<; and the top of A 10 mOlten Ille '!:'lIrve on pi~'Ce. C & D.

Filnishiin~

.'\,Wl, a. [JTSl Qwt of varnish beforef :ti1llg the lr~v se,I~;IJ;;IIOr.;., pieces G. 1-1

& I, Prepure all approxilluudy 8" long S~ rip of )/8~ x Wi. CUJ~ Icn,gliDs 'off ~,h i$, ~of!l ~um the rrent tmy and ,glue iln place te make rour e(IU!l~ I)' ~i2C(1 comp:mmenlS.

Atld another coat of varnish to complt:'[e thcjoll1'.

All youlil3v' tu do IiIUW is 1(1 buy 3 m;;ilhjnng M.:l eomplete Wllh the rules.,,,

lra)l'

Side lI'ie,W'

lemiNG UST

A~ :1.'!t Ib·:aCk_., ••• _ ,_ .. _ •• , " .. " 1.3- %" x 1 !.s~ x ~At

B: :1 x front, " " " .. " ", .. "'" , , ,, ,.13 ~~* x ~" ~ %~

C:.D~ 2. x sld~.s ,._., ,." ••• ,, 4 1iIlI~ x :I:. ~ x }lIt

E: 1 x shelf , __ •• __ . __ 1.2 ~. l( '1 %~. x 1 ~",. .•

F; 1 :.;; support •• __ ._ " 12 f.R X M~ )(. ~"

G. H. I: 3,11 separators "" , _ l ~~" x .,," :t ~'i

J: 1.x base . __ :13 ~"~ x 4 '04" '. l( ~1.!2.

- IndICM:eS final diimension. cUl srrghtly bigger to ensure ',mal fiL ulfldicates size to' cut prlol"to shapfll'lg, see drawings for mal dimensions

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6:LAc'K &. DECKER IList P't'uce: $7'9 StI!Ie.et P'ruce: 12 I

rJ.I!odB'!.;~P.2ti1O, FlPIo~: :2:5.000

CClmfi'li'lCnUi: PlBn'I¥ Qf '1l!atLlm~

'1)ope: Plu~e GQ!!~~ incl: ~1'4~

HP: 1·3M Ptu n>giC depth: 2'"

AfJ.tP: 9.0 ~~"~r.!!e!IQr p(llt~'(eS

fow~r,: '1115~ I Pte Elll'Qlronlic; N!D

Sp~d'!e t.g.eli::= ye~ W:e!giU~ WII

Weg: -..j;jIEUDtafldiilleGket.oom

EU .. ACK_&_O~E'C_KEB_ _ _ List Ptuce: $249 Silreet PrIce: 1lUJ

Mode!: R!P~OOK 1)!pc: PJLJj}~~

FlP,flI~ 8,00Q "~.s,(!(!ID CQI!et~ Inc!: ~14"

(;omnwiil:li; RlBnLy or 'i~ .. tures"",ilh vafla~a-spe~l

HP: 2 fh:lrtg:c l'Ii(:p'lh: 2""

AMP: "0.0 iExtrnctGr ~.ft: ~.C!l

'P>owar: ~lIS'" I At:; Ej(l;I::u:on~e:: 'ifes,

Sp!ndl\e !c.ck: yo~ Wcl(!hl~ WII,

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Model::ll~l3AEVS l)oil(l~ f';Iufi!l1:l

RPM: H.ooo • 2;1,000 '~IJI)'I~I Incl': 1/'1" ~nr:il ~r.r-

OOitlmili1!s; 2- !iubb.ase C\penmg iilccepts lal§9 h1ts

Hp: :2'I/~ ~ELiiilI:lEl d~~lhr 2··1/~,AMP: l':to iE~.~rlleno~ ~FI: .~

li;1\owsr: ~lS", i A£; IIDiGll:lrniilc:l ¥as'

:!lplndr:!llo~: yes, W(ljghl: '!l'.J'1m

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:BOSCH "____ _ __ List Pruce: __ S307 _ _ St~_~~f_P_!h;e: _$il79 "

MDdi3At 16n' TYp~~ F1~" base

APiM:iffi,OOO eon~l'll irrCI: '1/~,~ and '1!2"

'Col1Jl!TIe!ll!~; CIi1!StSlo!: ~eJI hilnd!~ 2.basll' !til Ojlllaf! ,f!Va!labf.e,

II'IP'; 2 PI!.!"!:!!.l ,tlepth: nIiI ,AMP: 11.nl E~lmcl:O;r pert:: no

I'o"",er:: 1 '; Sv r AC '!ii'e.:lriOn!e: No

S~:Wtdll;! I~k~ nlJo Weiglh!: 7.:51b:s.

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BOSCH UstJPriCE_$~_5_Q _S_tLee~ ~Price: S_1_f!L

l~i>dEI: lG17~VS 1IIy~e;: F"txed1 b~5e t!I,p:2·',M P1unge ~ptl!l: n..Ii1

Iffiti1'flf~ 1l.(l!lJ\) - :('15,000 'C;I;)!!:elsi !liC!I: 1f~,· ant! 1J2" AMP:: 12.0 ~lr'!l:CIQrporH IlC!

Ctln:1m~n.ts: ,Right or ~rt ~1ion 11M «Ird 100000tlOili. ,~-IIl~ kll oplkKi avaltabla. Vl!llabl£l ~

Power: 115v j PiC lE!ec4trCIll'lic: Yes

$~Jn!Ue ~OG"": rn;I Werg,l'm ;'. ~

Wlilib: W\WI,tJa&c;MlOO!ll~rn

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~gd~!; 1'61 a '!)!pe: D-I1IBlKlle

RPM; ~JiOO Ggll!eit~· inc!: 11M" OInod '1l2:"

Commenl.s: MaogOOS!Ul11I COI'!SolrWClloo, {li.lF;ID10 and Ilgtltw6l,Q11!

HPz :2 PtL.l",g)e t!!~'pln: Mil _#i;MP=1 1.0 ~lIi~racwr pzyl'!: 1'10

IPower: 1 ),6",/ AC EIe;cIJitmt~: Hoi:!

Splni;llie ,~c~: flO "~'ei~nh SIb$.

W!]Iil: \IMW,baIsdlL'Oab.cam

Maod'~l: 'I!H !leV,S RPM: a.ooo" 2!i,QOO

itlI!l!l: O·~I£I.

Col[{l1S IJ'I!Ci~:~ (;I,m MJ:I lt2:

~p: 2·1I~ F'n.iiili'iO ,t1:epU"if: NaJ AIMP~ 12>0 EXlr.I.cl.or' pon: 1'10

Pa.w.ef~ 11511 lAiC iEIG~~~~~: Yas

.s,p:IIrUl!nC IIClc:l!~ no Wcl ght:!Ii,il:lM

We\;l~ ""'l'o'W..~ll)(1l~rn

Bose H _ Ust ,!l rlca: 314 Stn:!et Il rl ee: 250 I

Ird~d~l: 11l19EVS'!\'Il!!': PJuii'1!ll~ IKlP~ 3- H<l P,!!!inge '~eJ!th; 2.g11 G"' P(j.wert 1, 5v lAiC Ele(:lrQll'lc: Yes

RPMI: :e,.]J(IO • 2 r ,000 CoUclfl lind: 1W an(! ~J\Z' AlMP': Hi.O !:::!;lm<Ql:ar PQuq!,QS Spll'lid lolMI!; yms Wt!t9jl'll~:f:L'il11>S

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' __ C:HA_FT_S_MAN 'list Frice,: $~Hl StUi'l~et Price: $910

lPltoc!eh f1S'I1 'I)1po: !'l:md b~

5'lP~,~~15JJOO - 2S,OI!)OI Colle~s Incl: 1 W

'C(llrl'liiTill!irll~l: rn~!i1poeI'tSMlIiliOOlBl wlt:h blJllIl."i11I wtIf,ldigJ1t

IHP'.: 1·31~, blMP: 9

flliungeClQ'jltl'l: nl!l E~'l'BcliM pen: nQ

P6w~iF~: l>ilCn.r I U;; iElct:l~ n~e: '{os

Spfllt.a:lc Ilool!: ~as Wclr.g;M: 8. l~tIs

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C:RAIFTSMAN list Prh;e: $60 Stilnee~ ,Prh;:e:' 80

Modcihl1S28 RPM: .2;5,0'00

IiiP.; 1-11<1 priJnfi~'d~plj1ii: ~

PioMP: ~9,5 E!x~mcllQ,r P'IlItt: M

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T!i'pe: Fl;.;Bd Iti~ C<oJIC1iS incl: 1 M,,-

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fl.!iodohlfflB.'a'l

RPM: " 5,,000 • 25,1)00

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T~: P.lung~

Ctil~e19 In~: 114" aoo 1I'2~

tiP: 3--112 1F'~Y!!l.!!ie' !:iIefJlh: 2-" t2"

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5plntlls ~~; ~ Wgiglilt ~ ~_511:lG

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T~pe: Fl:o;Eid !:i~

~Uil'tl; hill:l; 11hf" 1100 lf2""

IiiP: ~ ~4 P!:!Jr1d.l!e de;ll1th= nl'a AMP: " 1 ,0 ~~roiC!tOr pqw:!: 00

I~e;r'f 115'\11 W; !;1~lrl)~f,>e~ No

5p~ng;IO 1'g!¢1!:;: no Woiilgnlo~7.1IbB

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Model': DW'6111 f!P,M: 8,00(l •• N.OOQi

1''riP'il: FIlf)3od DaIOll'

Oom&t!1 ii'llCil~ lfo1," andilt.;!"

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tiP: 2"1/~ !1lIUill.~e i:I~~lh: rua lIt11lf):112'_(I ~lIi,hil!l(:!rDr j)D~lt 00 Gammenl$: Hat l!mj:1lar !:!<!.$)' ~,~ ~1I]Id, de~h d1~I'iSOS. 2-~ 11;,1 Qp1tllrl !li(iIJ!ab!o

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,Oerlals ~iiiC1~ 1M" .aM 112· l!I,~'P; 1&.0 ~1n3ctDr l!!l~rl; 111(1

(lQlnit!enl:!;i: loW ~l'~er Qlgmwy prO'lik!~ col1!"lklr1l. l'NIll1ncei and OCIlItlfol

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~~;e!:DVll06;!l1 IRIPM; Il.oocl • 24.,OO[)

Type'= Plunge

Goll~l.s Incr: 1!~" ami lJ:l"

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AMI1"~ 1Il.O ~lfll1:I:O~ perl: va:. '$piru:ll'e 1!C~k~ ~e:s, We~!'n: 9,O!t;.s 'YlIe:b: _,ojjewaUmm

IMg.~I: DW6~5 1rv~';Plun!;IB

RPM!: a~OO(l • 22,OQO GQII~!ii l:fu;m 1/4'; aJ1t! lJ:l"

CGfllI:ll'lef:1ts,: 'lii.i'011 reaU:.Ir-Od, ven0ratfo 1ile1l'!IY·dUly rna'cl1loo

~!P; :31"1!!il!!ge ,~eprh= ~·';'/l G" Power: 1 'i5Y I ~ E:Qe;ell'<l ~lo: y~

P!MP~ 'I M ~~!ta~I()r' perl: 'filS $,pirngle! !Q~t!: ~ W'e'Shl: , 1,25!lls Wttb: www.d8Walt;cam

'f\toflah RT 1000

RPM: 6.,000 • :<12.000 Q~m~'u~: (3.co.:;! ~A'IW .~f.'iI'!

!"liP; 3·1h;1 P~ul'!!!e 'i;leptl1!= 3~

,~MP: Hi,O E!XllF~l!OT POu::rms

~,;;!lr: '1'1511 I M:. Spillflfe r,()~~~; ye,iI We~: 1IIWOY-1~.QOrn

EI~~Iu!!1I!o.: ¥6~ Weigf!J:.i 2JlIIb~

TY!'lEt: Plung8'

Colrels .t1'liC~:1!4·' and 1t.!"

FES,TOOL List Prlea: 325 sneet PrGce: 9,32,5

Mode~: OFHl1 a 00 flPM:: 10.,000· 23,000

'l'ypc: Pluill'!lO

Oo'I!et>s !ncl: ~14~ 2. 61!t11l'il

HP: 1·,1J2 pnUi'I;(l';e '11i'tJitn: 2.3.116" i'l[)wsr; 120\!' At; ElI~1

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t&l<tf,~l: OF 1400 EQ "l\'pc: PJungo

FlIf'M; 1 ",00(1· 2~,50C! CO!!!flE! !!1~1; 11'4" ", 8rnrn

Coifjm8If'1tS.~ SmooU1 opetatiM wilh {lFQOOOi'l'liC naOOI9S

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w:tP,.,I: 12,.000 • 2:2.000 O~~I~I$ in(:il: 1f4" &. 1.;'2"

Cof'l'l:llI~crds,: !..ow VlDmlROn, light ~F 11s cl=

tiP; nIa Ph,m9~ (je~lIn 2-911'5& Poij'jler: '12011 I M:. le~e_GlfO'rllc: Yes

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M'fi!il',el: FT1 Q()QEK 'UVIP08'~ :Plun~

IRiPM: 24,000 Conclslnel: 114"

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MDdBI~ FT:2QOOE RPM: 10,000 • 2:2.000

'fy~~: PIUfigil

Co!l\}1S Incl: 1 W aFI(! 112"

till': 3·1 r~ P'jlnllgo ,dtlpllihl: 2>3f4" AMI?: 15.0 e::.:lrMI.or pon: yes

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FlF!\M, 5.000 - :22,000 ClJ!t8t5 !f'llCl;l M,m anl1l 1/£'

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HF'~ 3-1 f4 PJunge 'i:!ep,th:2:..;)f4" ,111"'11':. l.~_Q ~](liI13,CI(hT pgrt~ 'fEI~.

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Modo'l ~ 1"12.854 RPM: '11,,000 • ~,ooo

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HF': 1 p~ungc ,dCIl~n: H£.l!"

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M~!BI: M12SC 1I'VIjl<8~ fb:>3!d basel

fI.PM: 2~.OOO CoHcl.s ~MI: 114" ~f1tl 112"

C(I(!i!:!meil'lts: Single ~[;Ieet! f~ b.;;;~

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J lapso N _ _ Lrns,t Prk:e: $ n1~a Street IPrk:e; $115

Model: '1~1:~ ~: P!u.t'I~

FilP~: 2~OO(l (1)1;!81$ irn(:,l~ 112"

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Nioda'l: 3800 'I\!P(l: Fl:o;oo .1:!!Jis>c

RPM: $0,(100 C>:>1Ie-ts inel= 1/4~

'tOnllll\l!'!flts" llgltit~Ig1llfor 8<1S)( handling

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Mgd~I,~ $6012 FiPM: 22JIOO

Com!Tl!lJ1!l!S: ~"u1 l'n(l,tClf

TfP!!~ Plunge

C<ill~ts Iild~ 114" .:!inti, 112"

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M'O(jel: 3612 FlIPM: 22.000

C'OiillitianlJa, Powsrful motor

Type: PlJ.II'!!;!e

Golta!1i In(:R: 1 M~ <ling 1,\2"

MAKHA _ list Price: n/a Street Price: _20~

Hfl':; 3-114 p,runWl' de:I'III,: 2.3IB~ AllltP: i S,O ~)lli!"l!e'1or pewl: noc

P,[jW"{ji': i 15¥ I At:. BlecIJrQllli~: No

Splndfe loc:k: ll'rnl Wiligill.: 13,211:iiS

WeD: \Wffl,ffll;lkil~,CQm

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_ IlJ:tAKITA ~ Llst Price: 491 Street Pric;e: $2591

I~'rxlel~ 3-612C Typu: Plung,8i

IIHPM:: 1OI',OIXi • 22,000 CQ!lets Incl: 1,/4" 1100 '112'"

Co.l'f'lJllilC'Ji'I'~s: ~S'r~uJ DliDtar wl~, ~;ariabl8 ~peB<rl

tiP: 4-1f<1 '1~!iJ",e g'e,pl~::' 2-318" oi!I.MP; 11'1.0 IE:ii~r<!I}~~M I~I;I~~: I1IQ

Power:' l!W f M; El'cc,tronlc: '(ell

'Spillld!e' !oel!: yes We;lgh!:: " 4,21bs

Wiab: Wi'i'l'l\.m;l~~~_COrn

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MAIKnA_- __ List Pri,ce: 222 _S_tJeel~ri,ce: 149'

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MAiK:lTA _ List Price: $403 Street edc~~ 219'

; :i!l21 Type: PlUmI.O

IRPM: 24,000 Cgl!et~ II!~I: 114"

Oommp?ms,: Well designed lilaiWio m:.rJ swilCl1,

tltot!ai: RID1101 Type: E).h!lfldfe

IRP'~i: &000· 24,000 Cg,l!e:~ itlc;!= ~r4· and 1 rr

CQITUiiiiel'l~~; Ouiel ~n InoYslrial, ~pcc

HP; 1-1/4 filiiil~EI d'e.plln.: 1-318" AMP: ;,9 ICx~rilCior IPorl: 00

HI": 2-lJot 1P.ll!liil9IEI d~plliI: nIa AMP: , 1.0 1E:il~rag::lolT porl~ no

Pawer= 1 'I Sv J AC Eieetronic: No

:Spllulle- lo~l!: ~ We3gl1ll: S_31bs

Web,: 'M'IW.mrudla,cam

~well i 15111 PiC Blee~ronlc: YE!'!i

Splndt~ IDi:ik; '1je'S Wei,ghl:; 1'.!Hb5.

Web: ............. Jll'il1ltlaCO!'n

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M A KITA ~ _ li st Price: $310' S_t.J:eetEri'c:~; $199

Mod81~ Af' 1 1<1)1 1'~pe: FI~_ed lmso·

:RF'M!: 8,000 - 2~·.OOO OtJl!Ms inc;!: ~14· aoo 11'2"

CI;IJ1im~!'l'~a= Q;yjl~j 'M!11 ItIW' wraliDn

HP: ;2-114 fii!lliliOlEl d'~plh" 1llIIa. AMP: 'i 2,.0' IEX'trac'lor IPorl: 1110

PmN'er.115v f E!,ecllrnnlo:: Ye:s

Splndlo' lod!: ~~S: Waiglfll:: 7'_9'lbs

'Web: WI'I"W.TIldJ;;I'la,!:Om

MAKnA List Prl,ce: $'n/,a Stree~ Price: 199

MotJe!: 3f:12CXl T~pe: PiUDgl<!

RPM,: 9.000 - 23,000 CoUc-ts Inc!: ~/4' and 112"

Comm(:'n;ls; E~!:;tric blGk.9 1Df fast slClPPIll9

HP: 3-114 IP!U"IIe depllll,: 2-3.18" AMP, 1~1! IExhO!~q~ IP'Dr!: ng,

Power: 1 Hi\!' f PI:; E:lcclrnlillC\: YI9&

Sphl!dle loG!!: ~ We!lgtlf: 13,21bs

web: wMN_ma:kita.Qlm

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MElWAUKEE _ List Price: $285 Street Price: S1_5_5~ __

t.tDciel~ 5615·2!l T~pe: Body Grip'

:RF'M,: 24,000 Gc!lel!;l im:l= 1114~ Il~ 112'"

C.(]lllllfli!eo;nIi~~ 'BQdr grip alfid patontedl QOOw tlIirlk! adJ~1menl

HI': 1-3i~ lP.ilill'l(lEl d'e,Plh r wa. AMP: 1 UJ' lE:!I!tl'8c~or pairl,: 00

Power: 115v f AC IEre~tr'OlIIi~: r'4t1

'Spindle' lock: no Vi!'~ill.,t; nla

web:: ~ mliwauJtoolDoJs;,~1fI

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M~lWAUKEE ~~ Us,t Price: ' 340' Stree~ Ptice: $1700

MDdo!: 5516-00 T~p!!: ~ G~

'RPM: 10,00Iil - M,{!l!JIO< Cgjllrts incl: 1M" aoo 1~

Co:m:ilf:lif.Ff!s: aoo~ QIip aoo J!)a!ented lIQ(J¥Il f,Ij!:!l:e a~~nron'

HP: 2-114 1Ii'I!1IliIg(u:l\Cplh~ lIII'a. AfIl'IP: 13.0 1!;!!Jhtl~~o~ IJ1!Or!: 1110'

PrrlWr;' '11 S!.i' I ,;c IElIee:lron Ill: 'Ji§

:Splndl~ lock: 1'10 Wcl!g:hlt: f\l'a

'Wi'ibt lJM"I'il"mll'waLJ~[QO;l~,com

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__MILWAUKEE _l~J E'_ric]l:_$_312 Street Price: $169

Ml;ltleh 5619-;ro 1)0119; D·Mndta

III PMI: 20'1,000 Collets !ncl: 114" am:lll'l~

Com:mcmls: CusnlOtled gn,j:I and patented alXMl' ie-tile' ClI;I uslmenl

HP: '1-&.'1 "~Iil",en;!e,pll'l: ilia AMP! 11_(1' ~xh;!1~tor ~M: nQ

!P.ower: ; 15,.,. , AC Electronic,: tit!

'Sp!ntlle' !oek: 00 Wei!!!,!!: nIa

Web: wWi'i,milwe.ukee!OOi!o.OQJII

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MILWAUKEE List Price: $550 S!reet Price~c9

Moi:l!il~ 5825·2(] T)'pe: Fi>led b~

lFI:F'M: 10,000, 2;2,00{) C:C~I~ in~l: ~f<1.~ al!lod 112

Cfimfiiiaili~$<: Heauy ~My ~1r1t1 p~ema1!il aDaom lab1B ilCttJSl1nant

HP: 3-112' fil!liilgl:l cI~plhr 11.1,11 AMP: 115.0, !e~trll~IGr ~orl:: 110

P'O'"werl 11SV/ AC l;r~ctronic: y'e-s;

Spindl@' lock: 00 Weight: nln

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_P~Q'RJER-CAB LE Ust Prlee: ,$lI1Ita Street Price: ,145 I

~ft!ttel: 1 00 T~pi!: Fi))sd ~

I'iIPM: 22,000 Coilct.s incl: '114"

Oommums,: AG 8.-''1C1,[}C pm'olEir QpJion~

HP: UtJ Il?h.!1iI9e! !ilc.pltn.; l1IIa.

AN'lP: 'S,5 lE;x"tr1i!!)<tg~ IPl;!rl; QCI

Power: '1 :2C!vJACIOC E~C1K1l'1lc: No Sp9ll1d!e lod!: rMl Welg.i'lIt: G,7Slbs WlBb: w.'o'W_porli!!'r.catta.oomi

JlORJ_E:B-CABLE l..l~lE'_rJ'~e: $~j)8 Street P,rlce~ $155 I

Ml;I{I;e!; 690lR T~PD: FIxed base

I'! p.'lh 21,000 C~!ets Ilia!: l/4· aoo '112"

Comnu~I'I1i!l!,: Good ID\JW Will11 UiStfILilllablB Slop iea.lmi!

tiP: i-Sfll f!~"!;J!l! de.pl!l!·; l1IIa AMP: 11.0 Ii::XilIfIlt>tOf IPorl1 tIC!

Power: 12CW I w:; SlllctlO!l\lc: No

Splllldis' lil(:k: ng Weigh.t: !l.OI~

'\lcb: W'Mv_jlOli'9rcallla.AliQ1lil

Motl:ou: 69!OI!.JRV8 RPM: 1'0,000 - :if, ,500

1iYF,l'e: F!~'" ba~

Cillr-els ! f\e~~ '1 (4, and '112"

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'POIATER-CABlE __ trst Ptice: $n/a Sneet Price: $159'

1!rtF": 1.{JM fI,~u 1'1;9:0 dlliPl'lh: nia AiM!": n ,0 exlir'lIc~or !:IOlrt: 1'10

'PDWt!r: 12Th! lAC Elec>troli1lc: Ye<l>

'SplnclilB· ID~k: ne Weigh!:; ,EUllbs

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Moodlel: 691 'l"ype: D-n~IK:!!Q

FlIPM: 27.000 Collal\':; iii'lCI: i I",~ and '112"

CammMlts,r SOlId D-han!;!l!! fOl!J'ler

IFIP: 1-314 IPil:.!n"g)~ de,plh: lIII'a ."·MP: 12.0 Ill):tfI!O!Iil)r 1Kl'r1: I'K}

Pmwr: '120iV r At:; Elec,tttlnlc: MD

Sp!nd~ lock: no Wlllgl1t: '9. ,51bs

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____f'O-,-RIER-CAB LIE _ __ _ List eric,e: $199 Street Price: 199

~ I)cleI: ,002 Type; FixFJ<j 6a5e

RPM: !it: 10.000· 23,()OO CQiJIBi!S incl: J"," and W2~

Oornml)l'IIls: 2.fja~ kil opliOl1 iI'IiIllable.

HP: 2·114 F'lunge deplh: ND IIM'P: 2..,(IgxirO!e!or IPorl:. yes

Power. 120\11 AC 'Eloclmnl'c: Vas

9,plndle loCk: )ire WelgJl1l: 6,76Q)s

Wabl M\'\\tpoorlercebla.cam

I P()RTER-CABLE_ -~- list 'Price: 5617_ Stl~~lPr~c~~130:l

lM])d!ll~ 7'518 T~pe: Foce-d OOSD

IFI:IPM,: S~OOd~ 1 (I, ts, 1 (ii, 19 $. .20\000 Coillet~ !n~l: ll4"

ODmme:nJ~e;: !:leer~OIllc ~ood machlno

HP: 3-1 M Ph.iil[Je. d'.ep!-b: nia. Atlj'P: 15_0 cloi:lt.lclor ,po.rl: n!I

Power: 1:2Ov r AC~lel:lr'~!'I!!l: Ye~ .~il'l(dIElliodk;; no. We,I~I'rI; 14.5ltIs· 'W;eb:, www.P'Ilrlen::able_~om

Modle'!: 7£i ~9

FI!'If!'; 2UI()O' IM.lh .-;.:ol~ $'iEl11

Ii-IP': 3"l14 Piluiilgi'l d:epltI; iiIf .. Afl,U': 15,0 E;xlrlLelm' IPOrl~ ft!)

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PORTE:R-CABlE" _ __ _ _ _ _ _ US1I Price: nfa S1reet Prl,c~S;n~_

IrYIP'el:: ~!l<!OO I:ms~ 'QI)I,I~I~ ~Ii!QI ~ 1[.'1"

M:Oodeh 7S3B 1F!:f)M: 21 ,(]i[I(I ,;,.ill; solI SIl:l~L Omime'l'!ts~' Uirge p!Ii!"n~ ,tf.ejlln

If\owm: H5",t

!~pinc!!e, look: no Weigh': 1"7 :i!51b1!;

iI!Mb: WlW.tpiJrlErcab1~

~'!>d81, 7~'S9 Trv:~e': f'!unille'

fi:pM: §·s~!Io:±lo.m.·W. 19' &. :<11,000 'CGnllll.s tn:c:i": 1l9"

OD!'I1m~l!!e~ lefge Illlm9ll tiel)1i1 ~ 5 $Jl~

I'!F'~ 3·1(~, P~!,mge ,dePth: Sf ~MJi)~l EI..O I1J!lra~hJt P(]~: nc

~w~.r: 115v lite EleQlfOnr~: Yea

$pi!iV"'!'1! !~~!!= 'n~ W~l(!!!U: n,~!b5

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Mode!:8S29

F!P,rl'; 10.<100 - 23,000

Phlng~ (f.epll'll~ 2'"1/2" ixl~a~~or pori,: fiG

Ele.t:ir;onf,cj Ye~ iMliighl;:' lHtJs

1)l]pe~ P!U~g1l

Ogil~~~, !Ii!~:: 11<1" ,~ndl ~t2"

liP:,;? AMP: 11:2

Pow-ert 121W I At; ~prn.([I(I tad.: ~

'MM~I~ Alll', I< 1I'yptt: i"j:mtl

RP~: ~S,1j)OO Co!!lels !'!1'~~: 1/4-

Cl)mm~IfII,,: Q.I~ting dell1ii1 Eldj~tQ 1·11~·

1'i:P,:: HIf2 Pi'lJng~HIe;JfI'tlii~ ~ AlMP': a.o ExllFa!:l:or po:Fil:i'li'l

"'1\ilc-t~:!'Iie:No

Spliid~itllo~;'t1lS WeigJjl:; '7_!ilb?

Web: WM\\.!'IjO!ll:10Dl~m

Modell; 1'1~62K li'ype: FJ~d

FlP;M~ 25,000' ()one~ u!1l~I= 1 r~·

'CQml'!'!e]ll's~ lR~ter hl !nOlude~ ~ wfeJ1!ch and ,~ ca.rry b~-9

HP:: 1,tt.l PI'ung;e d~liI: rW A!MP; a.S ~I'rt!ew,F port!: no

LR'Y_O__B_l__ _ _ _ _ __ __ _ _ __ list Pruce: $65 Stn!et :PrDce: $65

~r.ei}tnJ:J'!1c; MQ. \ll!'ulgl'l1:: 7.011l5

p'GWGr: 12(1;,; r AC Splndleo lock: 'l'os

P,ower: ~2~ I w:; Ellleetro:nHc: ¥I::'~

:Sl)jl1!l1e ~1J)1;k;~~, Wel'9N: nla

'~b: 'WWw:,fIIOb{1~IS,OCIi'r'Il

Modell.; lS:2'J '!'~pe: Plun:ge

FlPlM:2l5,ooo Cglilete· incl; ~'4"

Coml'l'1m'lIs: ~oodS'l'!'ltd'l poi)sltloo .affill en!!) dolloeror

,HP': H314 ~~I,,!!il.g:€! depllil.: ;2"

Il;,fl,lJP: a.s 1J;~~~!!!~Or ""or!: I1!tI

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_SKU. _ list Price: $124 Sh'eet iPrice: $69

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1fl;r:m~tKld'lilll~ M~ \iVelig:hll:{,Oj~,

Powm:~2Cl!\!' 1.14:; $ip'!!1id!e ~o~'k: no 'Web<: M:.<w.!I~ll.cgm

~ggeH1a4(l RPM: 2'.5,IlOO

Commenls: 'Wry ~\!I.b!EI r()t~~r

~P: 1-314 IP!I!!Il!Qe geplh.:: 2"

#!.MP, '91.0 :6!~tr,a¢!~[lr :!f!orl.~ 11!C<

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_S_K~L_~_ _ ~___ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ Ust Plrlce:, 151 St'r,eet Pr~ce: B4

Po"w.f:r: t20:~ I /JiC IElccl~onile: No

$ip1~gle< '!!)Gk; yesl V!k~rlih1: ;,(111:1$

'~i\i!lb: www,s~ll,eom

tMI(!iel = 1~2S ,,!ype~ P,IU"g~ a~' li:oied b~

ArM~ 8.000 • 215,(100' 001~e1$i liiI~: 1f<l" <!IRd~!'2"

Cemmellls: Bell1 !ii>l0d a~ p!~JI1:£I!l baS>!)

HP: 2·1/4 Phmge .a\eplh:' tVa AMP; 11.()1 J;J<;;!r~c~oJ pgrl; nO

IE!mclfOnlOQ: *'~ Weighl: l!LI'a

Powm: 120v f AC Sl,p'ind~e !~~: ~ WBib~ _w,5~iU:o.nn

Moo'el; 'I S45 'fy~; F'!Y11lg_>;l

~IPMt 8;QOO • 25.001l' d~I~!lI~~ irn~1: lit,"

Comm~mlS: Sas-y 10 readd'eplh gl:rid'e

HP~ ,2' ,Phm9E! dep'!"': :2"

At,!lp, 1 O.QI!;:I!;~~.a(:;torpl)r'.; nl;l

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SKIL _ _ _ _ _ _ _ I;.._b;~ Price~ $1 92 Str'!:!<L~t plr~ce; "U15

EIC>Qlr,onl,c: '('Gil W~laill~ 7,Slbos

Pl:iwer:!:2(J!V t M;. ~pi'n.d.'!e ,Itlckj ~ We'D; WWW.!!;~tJ.com

MQQIl1I': P!:IK

RPM: 6.000 • 32,000

TYll'le;'f1'!~

'OGllo~si irn.G'lt 1f4!l~illtl 511<6"

HP~ 3:'4prl!!"Qe< g'e!l'~:~ ~," AM f), 5,Q ~x1f,8eh]r pl)r!.: ye.~

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l'RENID US~ Price~_$nta_ _ S,tr,e!et Prh:::e: $11'2

PQ'!'!'e1'~ '12i:1l!' I /lie E!C'eIJOnl'o: YM

SJ!!i'n.i1!le r,g>e~ ~ ye~ 'W~!~9!;:. 1'()'6Ib~

W~b: 1WM:lmf'l(j,ull.:I_(;(JifI'I

eh~(::lr,t'I!'ll!;= Ye:!!,

S:pii'ld~(j :IOCK; ~ WIi3~91I'l~'HH;lb.s

Wei!:!: WI'lW,ummwood~ng,eaIIII

Modell: MOFOO'j 1)1p.e: PllmgD

RPM; €I,MQ - .~1,OOO Ogill~!~ In~~ 'j\i~" ,and ~r.?"

Com~nl.s: Orlal'S a Mig1u .~.djU\S.lffl'lnnl <crank.

tiP: ,0i'-,f4 Ji)lungo d'eplht.2 alS"

AMlP: 11'3.01 EX'lr,aG~or ,pori: ~

TRITON

IE!'ec!rQR~¢: ~ Wolglirl: HMlIJs

Pcf'ffl!!r: l'H;'1 I At; a~lncil(l :Iock: Y!lS

In'forma:lion cbtaJ~edfrom maiilufactums bellow US not gUla~af1l~EH3d by Amerh:::arl! Router and is subject ~_o chang'El, The street pri ce i's. taken from th ree '€'asHy~QundsoTJn::eS9jld ay,erag~d. No slPe:da~ prnmo'ii:orns were taken in~o cansidera'!iiOfl • • pr~"aS1;l 1rI00te prices n$~l;ld as O!'a 'oVers UrI<J,vOIirabl\l!, Che(l~ w~1!h your r.ocal ~el<)ir.er 'fc~ ri;Jr91er Inform.mon.

MDtlili: FiB OOPL RPM: 15,000 • 23,;00(1.

T~pe: PlUlfoge

COUllts Inc!: 1(4" aoo1r.?"

,!flIP; :4 I'lUu!'ltg:e' atflli!: 2'

,AMP; 1 Cl.Al lE~trii~fir wr!~ IijjQ

T~pe: P~unge QoJIe1!!l, incl: 114,"

Mod~1: Type:

FliPiM: 6,000 ·nooo C!:J!1~II-1l~i IlId:: 1/4" ani:! tror

COii'l~nls~ The l\OiI~r 111M IiaI!I'fi!i !!1l ~ evet)i\1hir'l!l

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f<X~~ TI\III1~!o! fRoOP!I '1\ij~ a_, \\Ill!I)D ~~'l1F1eATIO!\i !!O' U~E PIi(l1'~I!i'APIlllS BY '1i~' A~R

T hlll1E are. ~tlllr ~an~m.e'i1clal £I>eci~ Qif 1'1 tt3kor~. 11fI~1 tI~ wood j!\ ,~ll1Im~t (he'~:lme rrJJ~ 011' qf 1,~eJI1r. The ~,IP:WOOO I~,pn~~ 3!T1~

ol~jlrly 'de m.fLrqlllM frol'll. tru:: hf;rJinWmul.ancl is SOM;l8 'whh~ h'iclr.9L)". The h~:~t\\1opd i'lO bt'mYrI 'to 'redd~5h·'I:lI'(!M!'n, ~Tl£l ]1J,ill'~recl 'as 'redlfiicl.:!l!i.ry·. USIil.aUy $1\r;ai~h[~t:i:~i,l:led. it ean 00 "vary or irl\e'gulM, whth ~ OO~I['g:e te'o(:~lIre, hut! it h;a! a medjum :h,!!')i!l'~.

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Pro'perties,

~e:lie~i0l'Y is '\i'e~ cl~'lIse rulJd h as 'j;tijg;b G!!'IlI~bll)!.g, HiffJ~~S1, be.IiI~UIll;l '1!liId IQ!,Jlg:lrJn~f!ti ql1,[lJliri~s,. II has,c:~c.~pfioliiall ygOO(~ ~hoek II~sis~TIoe. :;J)lld !!j)~d s~e<Jim-belJ:cl i~lg prnpeIl:i.eJi_ Tbe \?i'Oot! 1 ~ qlJU#l d:i ffi,cI!l,U ~Q work, ~flpill!,~Il~.ly ~,"im\l hrllllld rools. antll'mS I) :nlud~l'.\Wllta$e,\I£:re hltllJllilll~ e:l'fe~L 01\ aMI t~n:g edg~s. ~oo'ril1l~ is l:gqui~ fur !IJ<llling~ ""mid i~ ls (Ii ffiE'u ~lt.O ~~Ilil}, M~(l1W1) $llIJd);, tllmS., .'>1:rn.ifl5mrtl polish!?'l; ,,,,'Ci:!.

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It dries WillJr'ly rap lcdl1( •. itUlld: !h is m~usl be m~lnilgcd w'jjl'lil c:are.Hl~h l .. iiri~]k~;ge, twl~lin~ and warping dllil 00 :I problm:n., ,Hic~my shews high IHabilhyirn serv)i~,

h is also lIsed for rlll'ni [!LIre .llldders. \li!hidc parts, (.;'uning satfuces. ViclHII! bows, piano key~. :s.~r!l[J:f,lgood:;,. HMring.h .. m!ll~<lnd h~I:li(l:Il1.~!11 bms, '7~

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Durabm.,

The wPQd, is JlQI1,,_cl!1lmb~,e, 'with Hule resistance to d.~",y, It cOIn b~ yulnerable

to ~mHcl (1'0111 lim [prost 1Q(1iIg;liu:ml1 ,aud. bllpreSlid bcedcs. mndd1e S831W.ooo is

<It risk TWill powder--~)(Jst beetle, it is rmKlearre~ '~pL1:nsij \i'e ,to imvre~n(\tion wilh pruro:rva:6\1e's~

IREE .SI!ECS,

• C:mJrln lind USA .1)rI,iGa~ height 5{}·]OOft .1"mnk diflmet~t: 2-6"

r,piieal Uses

Hickory is, mlJ:t'ilI llI:Sled for .~~~ l~iindh:l$ gJf slrl kil,g lool.!>, sueh ;,IS nx~~ !lQd hmnlll!eus.,

Clamping F- at

The process of clam plng oollrcls ~r}gJ;!Lh~r is :111, um,port!liU't paL'1 of woodiwl;1I1l1.i nlg.mlld {iI{)i'rl,~ so wm loooven EmrmW piel;:eSc (If \\1000 h~~owidli: boo 009 ~o n'Ul:"'~ doorpm!I](l~~ For e);!unpl~(l; h enn he :11111 i~lh:mse juggl uflg :f):i1Il1,lC to ,IkG~p jJ'Il~ die tm.:1Iil1I's Ihn wh i]e .~.li:g;II~Il!l ;nll<l I i~h1cnin~ til,,,' dl ,~I1lP~Ch:l1riLclI G. G. St:'hrniitJt & eo". hlC.uru 110\1;' ofFemlllli]: ~'he 'bITY'~ Clamp', IlS ,c;.;C'h,l~i W: cHMrib!ll~or, 11~1lI wHi re liC\I'e !II Jot of I.he~ d<!'lIlping problems, liI:l~ 5OOlb1> of pressu [II? 'nh;n lhe el ~llIlp prorvides w i'lll :~eep bO<!i~tl:s U.m white W!:(;\(;Ji ]13 t:OUjlllilcllrO:Il1W iLIii barcl:~.~ups, ,~,nd a s il~hlly crnv ... ,"ed ffCS<SU,re

bar 11IiI;)ikell s:ure [hD;~ bn.:iri:!ls are ~ept in <lligl1lrl1en.l1tcross Iheir width, The

C I.fIIllP nood~~ 1I ~upp'ly ofl QOHi:!8 of lIi f proe~~ure 10 operate it, ,ll1d the

cy~ i m'le:r .l:II.1~ a rell,lHI spdng !h:u makes it C'<H!>)I' 1,0, remove ;!iI~d ~l up for

~h1) ll:e1>i[ (}p~nMklill1 •. It i:. ent>i]ly 0l)!)) mEed Iil~ing; ~Wo 11[111(15. a ~:.lnllY tr.~g:gcr eJil81,lJfCS Ii ngers are mil Cli£ the WIl)' wium ~.clf"'ilti,ng I:h~ dOlIlnP.. Lairy'~ CI,iI'I1r iii. :w[li1able in l'l1ree rcngtlil!lj. ]8~. 2l~;md 36~ro:r$;l]9. $.H59 ,[J nd $869 re~~'r&t:~ ivd,. ROf 1n]oITe i nf'Orrmllim~ cnnraet Cihilrh!s Sctlm~;Cilt OIl: TeI:~ -SOi.l~ 724- M33 or log on lill W\\IW_cgl}'lCnmidl:.cOI1:1

5t" . ._ 'k" .. ' light I I ~ ~'1 . DC ·II! •

Ever have theelsteh :I?:IMCS on )'our bar or pi]lCl dm'l'!l:ps plllc:h and sli(:~kwheu tryi !I!!: ~o ~Iea.~' the lili I "'l'OCk'~ "~O"\' you 'C<ln c~ i mimu:e Ilrltl h:J& ... 11ii wULh !he ~1n1'lo"':3~ij."'e n~W iEZ.Clutcn Quick Rele.a.~ ;l)jI~telm. from Rodd~r WtIDdworking ttlfl(~ l-ilm:dw~I~_

;,\v;lil a hle for eW~cr Sltal'!d.tiid 37mJ 51.)41.: bur c1mlflp5 Or 3.14" SIUn:Foot nil ,and Pon y~ pip~ d{U'"]l~. the gz·CJutch dreLm~~icilUy increases yQl.lr leverage so bar and pipe c I'al'l'b:p~ release w ~I h~ma'!~ Theey

h~\o'e robber~~d h;y~dlles for oomi'O~t •. and hmtieued sree II body for uilll'I'noi 1 it)'.

The EZ-C~IIj,~.ch is l1t:,n;)n IlIly tmsy 10 i 1l1~.t;J1I oll),m,u ex~ sting clmlfl~)S,. is !'::~"jl 10 usc, mad si fil1ply l1ulkc:s youI' c~ amp~ work beuee You c.m iEl.dd,m EZ"Clmch to c1IiCh of your 3M," SUI'e"FflO~ il!HI 'PQ'lIly p~pet:llIllnp.~ or )'Our 3100 ~~yl'e lii~r ~~;~Inp."~' )'ll1JJ'f~ !I]wa:y~, rearly for glue-up and tl~'embl)'~mjet:I!i,.Tliie EZ-CI:l1tch Q~kk Rete .. se Sj'sle:nH for fil:~nd<lfd 3'100 sl!l'h;: oor d'm]lr~ 'tP3876.:5) fetaHs ro~ $3.99 ;llld the SY$Lem Fgtr 3J4" Sure-Poor and PonJ'pipc .;:i!lmp~ (1l!'306J,S) a~:;;o Im'mlls. Far $3.99,

To order. 8.0 (illl ifilC at www.roclkl.c:u;corn. CllJ~ rell-rrce oU 1·800- 1794441. OI'Y~Sil one or RIl1~kk'r'!\ 34 retail ~~iO~ •.

WOOD STUFF

i.I'Ve \\I~.u~d H I·m 11111 h~311i' lii'fllfl~ I1my In~!Idl!:.~~\",I~ft1 iMI!llIC' tfu<twd C,tlod I)H;'\IH!I'UlCts: Ilhl1:~ WI1IIJI'dn"'~ nonmlllliWly ~C~ 1'I~!!II~lt~IIII~!cdl but ;]Ife g~"C~llr ;lmund Ilbe \;v.llIirlk~I1I(I~) •

. 1 f you am worJ!;lll~ Qn a consnueuen site or eVei:i IrlJ ycnu" own . .o;no[p'

you wm iFlevitablyg~t ff!i!Sn~cd\,vith the e\'cfUll.lal !'Iesl of power cables, cs.p~e~:d.I)1 with B;"..,~s!h!ll ynu n~l.~dtl;l mm'c lIfllulI!d fr~qlJlenliy.. ~ikc miler ltfilWS, To help rotliuce •. his !l3'QMCrfl. ~m_-~:hh:l!1 ve. il~UrornlLloocli t.hi:~ir 39 J: 8 cordless. 10M COIl:ljlOUnAi l1Jliu::'t" :t:nw, 'fhey ciliLim it will rIl3kj~ U)Q ~I!I[S tl~ I" .,~" pi fie. on iii s illlig lie chiIJf'~e of Ille Uh· 2Aafl.p Ni"C<Ad lilaUe'!:)'. I <il idll '1 gel to verify tlli::;; bUll. ~ Wa.." certain ~y ,illi!pre, ... sed with 'the IOlllgevi~)' gf the bauer}' ~~fc widl I~he c<uls I rl)n{h:. Tht.: 5'IWrc~tlm:~ n 2 i ,. \'o'[d('; Ilhm~iuu,lJlII;l loglll: thn..t: .1Ii~"<;: ~~ (be saw's b<!l(;kbone. Slidlingexl~ns1(1ns expand (he bese

to 2,r'· to pm ... ide cJ:,lmSI;I PP[]"rI fol' kJnger 11l11lierbl. A 3-l 1'2" fellCe :slid~ W the left. for e~iSy bevel SCiUlpS (mel hlc~C'mwn n1O~dil1\gcl1 ttl! rng cap;1city. wh.i lc :I we] I-p]~d rQ uic!.: re~c"!>lc ]CVC'L ~n;lk:cs the n(]juSI[fUCJflt Ca5,JI'. Qtl.it:k and lLeCI1i!',a~e" croWl! !1lIo~d.ilr)g ~~Us. an:' pou5Sible withlni~er ,mi!J bevel de~ent~, m .3:1. ,6~ and 33;tJr-'.reSrH~CI:I~L::ly .. The wedge anI.! :;:101 mil~J.lr dt!WliIl syM~m ~~"'U1)es COfl~~~I~n! £Il11d!l~:\.~i~ III iter nn,:Jilcs. Po. Initer dCl~ ~u everrideadds ttl ~]I~ (.:{mvtmi~lu;:e WhCll .w~6u,g !l.eigh'borll1,gHng~e.~ for custom cu,t~". 'f'u!1hermo:re'. a ).[!lrindle lock I'lliELk~ bhRIt: I.:lul~1J!l,l1lS (iUu~k ~Llld IlIIS),.

'rh~ .H ~h J.9' I & i~ !~i!ll~cl: ~qli'f~rnJ y III pmfu. ... siQI1::ilI~ such 1.11>, I riI11llNlJrpE.'nte~. uemode.lexs. nOl.'11'i ng iflst,d ters ilml dt:~k buUdl:(l;, \,1nO wi U nO~V haw the ~ower they need Ill! 111m!;e (III ick and ClL.~,y c urs[m)!I'i iJn~ and lli1li'wh~~ - \~'ithmd J'lQ\~f cords.

f\~ailabk us a "'iI (3918 fo!' tlroul'ld 5330, with a ~ijJgh:: bmtt.'ry - glllar:<lfl~eOO t"(l:r ~\~ )'Utlrl'. nne-hour E,o~1n ch1~rger. 2<1";loo~h blade, rl.1ater,h~lclamp ~.t:ld dl!lsl lmg, .For ~hotle O'I.ddi !lg to thelr l8v s.ys~el!l. the s • .n,v '~8 <llso available ina 'u~ol-OillJ y C)(cculL l't:1il (3t.l' ~ 8B). Opl1rInni accessories include a lO~e 1m£; for cflr;y lrnD1slx]J:~ of I.htl:. ~aw as .;vcll a., s the 11" L'l;;;:ten~lorl kit ~Iud the B05Ch DigitiOlI Mj~.cl'lilldL:r1"'i. Ponuore ini'ol'!n<lti<m ";DOllt lJo&:1l coroedand ecrdless pewer tools anti aceesserles cnn IOU :fli'CC ~ -877-261-2499 or vi~~( ww,%'_oo\!iclt~(ml!l..'ol'lJ1

Th~1'C aI'C rmllny w~y~ ~o l'i!1d O\ll iInfor:mdlllk'l]1 :lbn!),1 SCUhl!J, Yp o.miJ ru;l.ng rou'tcr bib;" One method is ~o gut ~okl. ofa ~mxl rn!mW rnaga:r.illc Qr book, luwth~'r is to s igll ~p for <I router eeuese Itlld another is to relax am:! wiUch. itO'\\! to 00 i.~. nn screen, eM.'JI.' and, JtJlm Lacas of Wlmdsh.Olme'I'ri()s.CO'1J'I have ~e<lllled u IP lo iJillrodutc lWi:lli!CW M'lcl1ufo.nlllfttivc; DV Ds, The first "How ~o C M·["· is (~lilv(llCd 'to H~aC'h il'lg t~chn il]l!IeS (lrlJ how lO U~' eMT router bilS ill rmlil)' woOOworJdnt fLppl iC;)li.om.

\.Vt!cllflcr you .rue 3. noviee 'Of and experienced WlJl'Kh!.i'urikcr. JuJU'i Lucas wi II Cll'kT in!<!<i:i!:hr ~:rnnl! ye;u'S of \\fOoowtj.rking ~hm wiH help you !lIJl(lle.ni~and set !.I~). safety. adjtHlhn'iClll and !.lpp.lica~ious !JOC.hni.q:Uml. YOI)! C8Jn saw: hl]Jt: and liil[j. ve oil l'rn:>~Il';;H~nll b,lr' e!1~lPklly~ ng J'oh.iiI Lucas's ill£igtu~:s;iljJ~o, lhe emplo1mel]J~ ofCMT ,C'~bJI];clnm~k:iltg set. lin a s:[(~p·bY·Ml;;!p. C'<M>Y to fo1lon,!I' f(:jl1rnm. Jt!hrl! wW al~ ("O\i'Cr segmCnI;S: im;1 uel! !!;g~liow to. use til!: ~un'!.: st~ for crown. o.!ml shuped doo~. other mnst:t1 paJiel. sh~pe:.~ Ih ~[~Ire ;ivaihdlh:. u!:;;e Clflol\~fllkt!l mist'd p~ul;!~1 bir, sOlJe lIIse of J Iiln~,nr ~!~ wi~h e:l1amllle.~.

!il()~h D'VI);s are liv!lllable ,:u CMT ,clL~~er& naliou:w ide' ;11'i.d retail fi:lf $22.00 eaeh. fOf m{l'~~h]nlflnmin!1. go til) \i!I'WW.t:rlUus.;u:orn or call ]·81lS·26!l·24S7

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