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Forum topic by JackDuren posted 11-21-2019 06:19 PM 164 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-21-2019 06:19 PM

There was a guy many years ago on the woodnet forum that had a bowl cutting jig he had made that used a router. Anybody know the jig I speak off? A picture?...thx


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#1 posted 11-21-2019 06:21 PM

Pictures….

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#2 posted 11-21-2019 06:23 PM

Could it be this?

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#3 posted 11-21-2019 06:36 PM

Similiar to this but had a pivot for the router

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#4 posted 11-21-2019 10:52 PM

hmm,
I would use same technique used to make router bowls and trays. With a larger router base plate, don’t need much more than a piece of MDF with round hole in it for project above, plus right router bit. Used the same method to make top trays in this project:
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Ripper posted the Woodsmith instructions, but there are a large number of bowl & tray templates and instructions available online to show the simplicity:

https://www.woodline.com/collections/bowl-tray-templates

https://www.ptreeusa.com/rtr_jigs_templates_bowl_tray.htm

https://www.ptreeusa.com/PDF/bowl%20and%20tray%20instructions.pdf

https://www.eagleamerica.com/prod_detail_list/projects_and_supplies_-_bowl_and_tray

https://www.infinitytools.com/routing/router-jigs-guides/tray-making-templates

https://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/smarthtml/pages/bowl_and_tray_kit.html

YMMV

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