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Router sign making

Sure you can buy one of those fancy router sign kits. But if you like to do it free hand all you need is a good router and sharp V-grooved bit. In my video, I used a fixed base router. You may like to use a plunge router. If you don’t know the differences, a plunge router you would place the router right over your work set it’s cutting depth and push down and start routing. Since I’m an old school router mad man I like the fixed base.

To me, they are smaller and less bulky to use. But hey that’s just me. Renting one from a tool rental may be a better choice before you buy one.

Now there are many different router bits out there. Although you will find bits mark “plunge” does not mean you need to use them in a plunge router, it just simply means, by the way, you will use them. Any bit that you will use for letter cutting will not have a bearing installed on it. Although if you wanted to router the outside edges of your sign you would then use a router shaper bit with a bearing to shape the edges.

How to make a sign using a wood router

Watch this video on YouTube.

CNC Router Machine, 3 Axis DIY CNC Engraving Machine PCB Milling Machine 5.12×3.94 inch Effective Working Travel CNC Wood Carving Mini Engraving Router

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X,Y,Z Working Area: 13*10*4cm (5.12*3.94*1.58 inch), item size: 25*24*24cm(9.8*9.4*9.4 inch)
Power supply is 110v-220v. Voltage: 24V5A switching power supply and two 12V5A; Spindle: 42MM diameter, 775 motor, Screw: M6 threaded rod (4 mm or screw T8). ; Stepper motor: 42 stepper motors.

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Comments ( 4 )

  1. Dominick

    Any tool store or home store.

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  3. Nancy Weiland
    June 21, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    where can I get one of those mats you placed your wood on when you made your sign? The one that keeps it from moving around while you’re working on it?

  4. Awesome, glad I could help out.

  5. Thank you for taking the time to make this video. I was looking for information on how to make a sign for my daughters garden and this was perfect. With your help we will put a big smile on her face.

    Again, thank you.


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