The pantorouter is a|
template based tenon
cutting machine that
has all kinds of uses
for cutting intricate
The pantorouter XL is a larger version of my pantorouter,
designed to accomodate plunge routers. It also has larger range
of motion. But it takes up more space.
Pantorouter XL plans
A homemade bandsaw does|
not have to be a compromise.
No custom metal parts required.
A smaller 14" bandsaw|
that also converts into a
light duty sawmill
14" bandsaw / sawmill
This router pantograph differs from|
conventional ones in that it supports
the weight of the router. This allows
depth of cut to also be controlled,
and gives a much better view of
3-D router pantograph
A router lift that tilts up to 45°.|
This really expands the
options for creating custom
molding, even with basic
router bit sets.
Tiltable router lift
A jig using a screw-advance to|
precisely space cuts in wood
for making box and finger joints
on the table saw. Up to eight
boards can be cut at once.
Screw advance box joint jig
A router copy carver. Copies complex 3D shapes.
Four axis (router can tilt), and stores
more compact than commercial machines.
Router copy carving machine
A slot mortising machine|
using a router. Easy to set
up, and cuts cleaner and
faster than most other
Slot mortising machine
A tenon jig that allows you to cut both sides of a tenon with
the simple flip of a lever, for greater speed and more
accurate tenon cutting.
Quick-set tenon jig
A table saw dovetail jig.|
Allows for a greater variety,
and greater size of joint than is possible with
a router jig.
Table saw dovetail jig
Smaller than a regular dust collector, quieter and lower power than a shop-vac.
Small dust collector
A 12" jointer built using parts salvaged from an a cheap 12" thickness
planer. Easy for two people to carry.
Homemade wooden jointer
A homemade table saw based on a circular saw, with a more
robust way to mount the saw and easy depth adjustment mechanism
Homemade table saw
A wooden benchtop lathe, with wooden bearings.
Powered with a 1/3 hp motor, this 80 cm long lathe can be used
to turn spindles up to 43 cm long and bowls up to 26 cm in
Weighing just 20 pounds without motor, it's easy to put away when
not in use.
Wooden lathe plans
A 1" x 42" belt sander. Uses longer belts (42") than most
strip sanders. A deep throat, and interchangeable platens
allow this sander to sand convex and concave edges, replacing
spindle sanders for most applications, and it's faster and
1" x 42" strip sander
A non-tilting wooden router lift. This is my older design before
I came up with the tilting version.
Wooden router lift
An apple grinder, for extracting juice from apples. Apples
need to be finely ground before juice can effecitvely be extracted
Get discounts if you buy more|
than one plan
on the shopping page.
Discounts for multiple purchases
Software for woodworkers
Enlarge your woodworking|
plans to 1:1. A program for
making full-scale multi-page
printouts from drawings and
My gear template generator makes printable paper templates for
cutting gears out of plywood with a bandsaw. Many people also use it
with CNC routers.
Gear design and gear
template generator program
A program for your computer for|
making stencil blocks using
any font on your PC.