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Offline Ukfraser

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Q3 which jig for a small router
« on: August 02, 2020, 02:56:15 pm »
While watching some videos, i saw a router being shown but not sure which jig you would use as the bevel is on the inside and the stem seems to block the path to the grinding stone.

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Re: Q3 which jig for a small router
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 03:50:11 pm »
Fraser,

I checked Leonard Lee’s book, and he offers no advice. 

I would consider sharpening this from the bottom, not the top.  Remember, the leading edge must be lower than the rest, but the overall shape can be convex — flatness is not req’d.  This would allow for holding the shaft in the SVS-50 jig. 

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Re: Q3 which jig for a small router
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2020, 04:14:13 pm »
The svs 50 could also be the answer to my marking knife. Thanks

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Re: Q3 which jig for a small router
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2020, 09:55:07 pm »
I would set the blade on the support bar or platform jig and gently use the side of the grinding wheel. These blades have a very small surface area and are not usually very dull. I would not be concerned about using the side of the SG wheel for them.

Incidentally, for many years my only router was the larger version of yours. Both sizes are still very useful tools.

Ken