Finer Details We Can All Make Square Legs But What About Multiple Tapered Legs Each With One Curved Face It S Not That Bad When You Have The Right Jig
Finer details we can all make square legs but what about multiple tapered legs each with one curved face it s not that bad when you have the right jig is article about Magazine bookmarked by tony with ID 12746057199 was uploaded on 14-03-2019 and has been viewed 2,977 times.
Add a Curved Face on a Tapered Leg Photos by Chris Kubash The jig was built with ½" baltic-birch plywood.These particular legs required the curved face have a radius of 1 5/8".I decided to cut the tenons and the two tapered sides before curving the face of the leg, so the jig had to be designed to accommodate these tenons.
Make the cradle firstThere are only five different parts that make up this entire jig, though you will have to make a matching set of three of those parts.Start by making the cradle base and fasten the two cradle ends at either end.
The cradle ends include holes, so the cradle assembly can pivot.This hole is located exactly 1 5/8" from the middle of the face of the leg which requires the curve.Next, fasten a long piece of plywood, or solid, to the top of the cradle base to create a handle.
The frame assemblyThe frame consists of two frame rails, with two frame ends fixing the rails 4 ½" apart.The frame rails are longer than the cradle in order to improve the stability when passing the jig over the router bit.
Drill the pivot holes in the...