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Round Tapered Legs made a different way

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(from WoodNet.net)


The tapering jig I showed the other day was to prep some legs that I needed to "turn" with a round taper. I'm a lousy turner, and I knew I would never be able to make perfectly straight tapers, and any deviation would stick out like a sore thumb. So I decided to use my CNC to do it. The limited Z axis capacity of my CNC called for machining in a way that didn't give the smoothest finish, but after sanding they look perfect.

I drilled 3/8" holes in the center of both ends of the legs. I glued a 3/8" dowel in the foot and threaded a piece of 3/8" all thread in the top. Those "arbors" are held in a simple jig I made that's mounted parallel with the X-axis of the CNC. The CNC and me running a hand drill did the rest.


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