Router Skills

If I learned anything from the first week’s assignment it was that freehanding a router is very difficult, and therefore jigs are super important! I started by drilling holes near the four corners of a piece of plywood. Using a circle jig, I made cuts at the same lengths from each corner dowel, starting to create a symmetrical pattern

Anchor Points

Here it is with two cuts.

Two Cuts

Now three.

Now Three

We’re up to eight cuts now.

Eight Cuts

And here is the final product, with a total of 16 cuts, with 4 cuts made from each corner.


And here it is with the cuts of same length highlighted:


Written on February 1, 2018