Finer Details There Are Dozens Of Ways To Make A Classic Fan Carving This Method Uses A Router To Remove Most Of The Material Then A Host Of Hand Tools And Lots Of Elbow Grease To Hone In On The Details
Finer details there are dozens of ways to make a classic fan carving this method uses a router to remove most of the material then a host of hand tools and lots of elbow grease to hone in on the details is article about Magazine bookmarked by joel with ID 12951204308 was uploaded on 26-03-2019 and has been viewed 426,324 times.
Create a Fan-Type Carving Photos by Rob Brown With the workpiece cut to rough size, but left about 12" longer than finished dimension, I fastened it to my work table so its front edge slightly overhung the table.
I then created a jig to help guide the router.It consisted of a piece of 1/2" Baltic birch plywood about 20" x 8" with a 12" x 3/4" square piece of straight solid attached near, and parallel to, its edge.
This piece of solid would reference off the front edge of the lid while routing the piece.The only thing left was to drive in two #6 x 3/4" screws that would rest on the back of the lid's upper surface, and hold the Baltic birch plywood jig on an angle.
The screws would be adjusted to create different length grooves for the fan.Set up the cutsWith a 3/4" diameter core box bit chucked in my router, I set its depth of cut to the thickness of the Baltic birch plus the amount I wanted to remove from the front portion of the lid; this was about 7/8" total depth.
I then added a tracing collar to the router's base plate that would...