jig work top


Postby vince mcconnon » Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:30 pm

on the male joint of work top i cant stop chipping it ive tried 3 or 4 different ways but still no luck can u please help :(
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Postby allan the locksmith » Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:51 pm

You have the rotation of the router cutter going the wrong way in relation to the front edge.It needs to spin towards the joint front edge not outwards. Either that or you are starting at the rear of the worktop and going towards the front perhaps thus breaking through and chipping it. A decent cutter helps too,must be sharp.
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Postby chris_on_tour2002 » Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:00 pm

make sure that you are cutting INTO the leading edge, not out from behind as it will blow out. also check the blade on your cutter, is it as sharp as it could be?

check the instructions for your jig, make sure you are using it correctly.
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Postby kat_1 » Sat Sep 27, 2008 5:22 am

easier if you go to topformproducts.com and have a look at their downloads rather than me trying to explain it :D
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Postby CHIPPY2158 » Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:59 am

u must have a v sharp bit! and only go as deep as u dare go! n make a few passes on the cut! and u should always work from left to right!- same way that u read a book! if your not doing thing no wonder its not working!
and remember to cut the one joint on the back site! i.e turned over!
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