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Dave wrote:
Group: rec.woodworking Date: Tue, Mar 2, 2004, 7:26pm (EST-1) From: dave@N_O_T_T_H_I_S.balderstone.ca (DaveBalderstone) <snip> But he wants the outside to show a hub, which means routing out a ring inside each wheel. I was thinking I'd drill two holes in the router base in the table for a pin and use a straght bit, but starting the cut seems to me a rather dangerous idea. <snip> ****************************************************** I make rings and disks quite often on my shaper/router, using the pin in the hole method. I place the work on the table first and then raise the straight bit slowly a small amount at a time. Peace ~ Sir Edgar
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That's what I'm after, but I can't think of any way to start the cut safely either.
I'm now thinking a jig to hold the wheel on the bench and coming at it from above with the plunge router is the way to go.
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On Tue, 02 Mar 2004 19:26:46 -0600, Dave Balderstone

Does it look like what I've posted on ABPW under the heading "Wheel"?
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I haven't seen his plans yet, but I'm sure it will work.
Tenjewberrymuch for the post. Clears the brain and gives me an excuse to buy a larger size forstner or two.
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