Gizmozilla An Improved Router Fixture Meets Moxon Style Vise
Gizmozilla an improved router fixture meets moxon style vise is bookmark about Projects bookmarked by jared with ID 1767187366 was uploaded on 10-01-2019 and has been viewed 156,774 times.
An evolving hybrid.'Gizmozilla' started as an improved router mortising fixture but has numerous capabilities.It works well as a Moxon-style vise for holding hand work.In router-fixture mode it's well-suited for making other joints and edge profiles.
Above, it's set up to mill mortises in identical locations on two different table legs.A perfect union between an improved router fixture and a Moxon-style vise.By Kenneth Speed This fixture, which I've christened 'Gizmozilla,' grew out of my general dissatisfaction with the methods available to small shops to cut mortises.
At one time I used a small hollow-chisel mortiser but I never found the results satisfactory.I tried an open-sided box jig for router mortising, but by the time I had everything in position and clamped I was completely out of patience with the whole procedure.
Finally, I resorted to drilling out mortises on my drill press and doing the final chopping out by hand.While I was generally happy with the resulting mortises, the process was far too slow.Then I happened on an article in an old woodworking magazine that described a basic router mortising fixture.
It was a wooden beam with an attached channel for the router edge guide; it used...