Quarter Size Cherry Quilt Chests #2: Leigh FMT Jig - Part 1

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Blog entry by David posted 05-16-2007 08:37 AM 7791 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Had a great day today working in the shop. I have gotten behind on my schedule for the cherry quilt chests because of some family isuues and increased work load. Today was a warm and sunny day in Portland and it was a pleasure to get out in the shop and make some cherry sawdust! I thought it would be fun to make a small video to share the experience. The original video was too long so I made a two part episode. I figured you guys would be the only ones that could actually sit and watch a router and LEIGH FMT Jig for 10 miniutes! Please excuse the ameteur quality!

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My set-up

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Stock mounted to cut a tenon

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Routing a tenon

My LEIGH FMT Jig Video – Part 1

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#1 posted 05-16-2007 12:22 PM

that was great!
thank you

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#2 posted 05-16-2007 04:41 PM

Hey David!

That was great! I lived in PDX for 5 years and was started on the road to woodworking by a model airplane builder in Boring, OR. The video was great! It gives a very good demonstration on using the FMT! Thanks!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#3 posted 05-16-2007 05:51 PM

Debbie & Mot -

Thanks! I greatly appreciate your kind comments.


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#4 posted 05-17-2007 04:20 AM

David, great video. Great jig. You ‘perform’ very well on camera! I’m a little nervous to do the shop tour video… Thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#5 posted 05-17-2007 06:20 AM

Gettin’ Jiggy with it!

Most informative David. Wish I could download this for future reference somehow. This video is very well made and most helpful. Thanks David.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#6 posted 05-17-2007 06:39 AM

PanamaJack -

Thanks! You have two choices. (1) At the end of watching a video clip click on the far end down arrow – this will give you a drop down menu and you can click and save as a self-contained movie – or – (2) send me your snailmail address and I will pop a high definition version of both parts in the mail.


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#7 posted 05-19-2007 03:46 PM

Well done. I’ve said it before and I will say it again. You should put these out on as a video Podcast.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#8 posted 05-19-2007 05:54 PM

Wayne -

:-) LOL You are much too kind!



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#9 posted 05-19-2007 06:31 PM

Between David and Mot, LJTV is already shaping up.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#10 posted 05-20-2007 07:33 AM

Bill -


I would say Mot is a tough act to follow, although, I would love to work in his shop!


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#11 posted 09-28-2007 05:17 PM

This video was very informative. Thanks for taking the time to share this information with us.

-- Forget the health food, I need all the preservatives I can get !

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