Introduction: Radial Arm Router ! (or How I Created a Beast)
Radial Arm Saw to Radial Arm Router adapter.
This is another piece coming from the Insane Asylum. I've had this idea for a long time and I honestly wondered why one never existed. So I built my own.
Allow me to introduce The Radial Arm Router (and part time saw).
I've been working on several different versions of this. And this is the most solid idea we could come up with.
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Step 1: Unhiding the Router Mount
To enable the mount for use.
Remove blade guard,
Remove blade (see it now , yeah, the ugly piece of angle steel)
Swing the motor around on X axis, till shaft faces you.
Hit the bevel release, and swing the motor down on Z.
Shazam! (as pictured now, unfinished) mount is visible and use position.
Step 2: Sizing Up Things
Step 3: Backing Mount to Saw
Step 4: Router Mount
Step 5: Vertical Motion Tests
Doing motion tests.
Step 6: Problems - and Unused Designs - Photos I Don't Know What to Do With
Step 7: A Test That Is Turning Into a Project.
Step 8: Frankenstiens Cedar Heart Comes to Shape on Its Own!
Another thanks to Mike, An ancient #61 of a tribe called the Horned Frogs for the donation of the teeth of the beast.
Step 9: Carving a Box on a Heart, Then Hollowing Out the Heart and Learning
Step 10: Router Mounted in Final Config - Dust /splatter Sheild in Place
Step 11: Mount Details -
Step 12: Action Shots With New Camera , in the Cut !
I got me a new camera.
Gendax 2 In 1 OTG Micro USB Waterproof Endoscope , 8mm Borescope Inspection Camera With 6LED 2.0MP HD Camera For Android system phone tablet computer and Windows system
Pretty cool. Video recording isn't working. But i can take some stills. View is pretty impressive even with a ton of dust in the air.
Participated in the
Build a Tool Contest 2017