Tapered Surfaces

Tapering is accomplished two ways. You can use tapered tracks with the surfacing rig. Or you can use tracks of different heights. Which approach you use depends upon the stock and what you are trying to achieve. Tapering a board from edge to edge? Use tracks of different heights. Tapering tabic legs? Use tapered tracks.

Make the appropriate tracks for the surfacing platform. Drill and coun-tcrbore the mounting holes, and insen the T-nuts. Depending upon your approach, remove one or both of the standard tracks, and install the tapering tracks.

Setting the stock is the same as for thickncssing. and the router operation itself Ls the same. Just the result is different.

To taper blanks for hand mirrors, Fred traps the blank between tracks of different heights. When his surfacing baseplate is rested on the tracks, it's tilted. The simplicity of the setup Ls evident.

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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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