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by Mike Trobaugh
Mon May 04, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Fretboard shaping jig
Replies: 40
Views: 36451

Re: Fretboard shaping jig

Greg
The rails are made to the radius you want
There is no math or voodoo involved.
As shown in my pics,the radius will be whatever the rails are made too
Hope this helps
by Mike Trobaugh
Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Fretboard shaping jig
Replies: 40
Views: 36451

Re: Fretboard shaping jig

The router jig is as stiff as if it was solid
Moves smoothly across the rails
Next up for this jig is to make a set of rails to cut the truss rod slot.
by Mike Trobaugh
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Fretboard shaping jig
Replies: 40
Views: 36451

Re: Fretboard shaping jig

Here are pics of the entire jig along with a scrap sample I did to see what radius it cuts This jig cuts the same radius that is made on the router jig http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v350/mikie47165/DSC03040_zps5a113d4b.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v350/mikie47165/DSC03041_zps03afc6f0.jp...
by Mike Trobaugh
Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Fretboard shaping jig
Replies: 40
Views: 36451

Re: Fretboard shaping jig

Well,here is my version of the jig
When I get the rail jig done and test drive it ill post the results
The radius on this one is 12"

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by Mike Trobaugh
Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:07 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Fretboard shaping jig
Replies: 40
Views: 36451

Re: Fretboard shaping jig

Nice jig Martin. Just by the way, in your diagrams, the router bit protrudes below the radius guide, so you will get a radius tighter by however far it protrudes: e.g. if it protrudes 1/4" below, and you use a 10" guides, you will get a 9-3/4" radius on the board. You probably realise this, but I t...
by Mike Trobaugh
Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Routing binding without a jig
Replies: 10
Views: 8081

Re: Routing binding without a jig

Hi Randolph
The mount is just a piece of Aluminum angle thats 1/4 thick by 5" by 5"
I purchased this on E-bay
Hope this helps
by Mike Trobaugh
Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Routing binding without a jig
Replies: 10
Views: 8081

Re: Routing binding without a jig

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That was a wooden wheel
UHMW or delrin would be a better choice but that work on the previous one
by Mike Trobaugh
Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Routing binding without a jig
Replies: 10
Views: 8081

Re: Routing binding without a jig

This is the second version as the first one I made did not have enough swing,couldent rout the cutaway in a telecaster,and was lose fitting. this version has more swing and more stable. I haven't found the proper counterbalance spring. With a Bosch Colt the sliding unit weighs 5lbs,12 oz. http://img...
by Mike Trobaugh
Mon Nov 11, 2013 12:10 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Routing binding without a jig
Replies: 10
Views: 8081

Re: Routing binding without a jig

Hi Michael
I have made a clone of the Stewmac binding machine with parts purchased from this e-bay store

http://stores.ebay.com/8020-Inc-Garage- ... 7675.l2563

Cant post pics right now but ill do so later

hope this helps