Making the Platen

You are about to construct that magic carpet upon wheh the duplicator floats.This is really the most magical part of this jig. Like most apparatus used by magicians, it is elegantly simple.

In the course of just a few steps, you transform a piece of ordinary plywood into a lévitation device by routing

Beam side

Threaded rod

Pivot block with bearing on tenon

Mounting-rod hole

Bearing

Air supply port

Attachment block

Mounting-rod hole

Bearing

Pivot block

Threaded rod

Pivot block with bearing on tenon

Bearing

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Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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