Routering Small Parts


Routering profiles on small parts can be a very dangerous operation. The pic above shows a simple method to hold a small part that allows this operation to be done safely.

I simply used an offcut of the tote with abrasive paper glued to it to allow for parallel clamping of the small #2 tote in a 10″ handscrew. The abrasive paper prevents the workpiece from squeezing out of the clamp like a watermelon seed between your fingers.

As always thanks for stopping by and feel free to leave a comment.


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2 Responses to Routering Small Parts

  1. L.P. Cevaal says:

    Excellent tip, I am sure this will save lots of fingers!

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