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Rockler Corner Radius Routing Templates

Use these templates with a flush-trim bit to rout smooth, consistent corner curves in radiuses ranging from 1/8'' all the way up to 2''.

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Cutting a smooth radius to soften a 90° corner is fast and flawless with our Corner Radius Routing Templates. The templates can be used alone to draft a simple pencil line, or, better yet, you can click them onto the included handle and rout the radius on your router table with no need for pencil lines at all. The bottom of each template has grippy rubber strips, which, combined with the handle, provide a solid grip that firmly straddles the corner of your workpiece. You get a wide range of a dozen total radiuses: 1/8'' through 1'' radiuses, in 1/8'' increments, and 1-1/4'' through 2'' radiuses, in 1/4'' increments. They're the perfect solution for any project with quarter-round corners, such as the armrests on Adirondack chairs, bookcase end panels, table tops, wall-mounted shelves and more.
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Woodworking in the News

Young rancher branches out with woodworking
High Plains Journal, Dodge City, KS

Reliable. Solid. Hardworking—words that could be used to describe his wood furniture also depict the craftsman himself. Zack Schaffer, 26, is the man behind Schaffer Furniture, located in Jetmore, Kansas. Schaffer, a Jetmore native, began his side business over a year ago, but his love and appreciation of the craft has been rooted inside of him for numerous years. READ MORE »

97-year-old man says THIS is what keeps him feeling young
WGN TV - Chicago IL

Marvin Wortell has been avidly working with wood since high school, and even at age 97, he says this passion has kept him feeling young. He's hand-crafted much of the furniture in his home, but he's most proud of his carving of a soaring eagle covered in gold leaf. Marvin hopes to inspire Americans of every age to get productive and start doing things, which he believes will make the country great again. READ MORE »

Florida woodworker brings back ancient art
Winter Park Observer - Orlando, FL

In a small garage studio behind an historic Winter Park bungalow, a centuries old practice is being revived with every pass of an antique planing tool. Using nothing more than traditional hand tools, furniture artist Canlin Frost carves his way back through time. READ MORE »

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