Tins edge guide is sturdy, flexible, and reliable. You can adjust it from a position tangent to the bit out to one about 10 inches away. Thus, you can use it to make a straight bit cut a rabbet or cut a groove—it all depends upon where you lock the guide.
A significant part of the guide's utility is the kind of setscrews you use. We used plastic knobs that don't torture your lingers: they're higenough to turn easily. With a washer as an interface, the plastic knobs and plastic baseplate get a bite that even a big router can't ribrate loose.
It's easy to make. too. It's a BIG baseplate with a wooden fence hung beneath it. Study the drawing, then get to work.
VCLEAR ACRYLIC BASEPLATE
The denticulating baseplate need not he limited to flat-bottomed cuts. The baseplate on the router has a strip made by ripping a dowel. Used in conjunction with a core-box bit. the baseplate creates a different sort of dentil molding.
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