Innovative circle guides for woodworkers, hobbyists, and machinists who need to cut and drill precise circular patterns.
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We have designed two types of circle guides. One is used in conjunction with a router table and the other is used with a drill press. We also have designed a handy all-in-one protractor, compass, and ruler as an accessory tool. First batch of tools are scheduled to be delivered by December 15th, 2014, just in time for the holidays!
IMPORTANT! The current version of our tools are in English units, not in Metric. We are working hard to finish Metric designs and test production to determine if we can deliver Metric versions for the Kickstarter Pre-Orders. We will post an update on Monday with our decision.
Designed for precision and speed, the Circle Guide for Router Table attaches to a standard router table. Cut circles from 1/2 inch up to 39 inches in diameter in increments of 1/32 of an inch. Lock into predefined measurements for precise recall capabilities, or use infinite variability for manual measurement settings.
Unlike other circle guide tools, which require the operator to hold the router in hand and rotate the tool around a pin, our center pin design allows the operator to easily rotate the material around a pin. This eliminates the need to hold a router in hand, which greatly improves stability, setup time, and operation.
Circle Guide for Drill Press
Using the same centering pin design, we created a tool which attaches to a drill press and allows the operator to easily and precisely drill holes in circular patterns. Simply set the radial distance, drill, and then rotate. Lock into our predefined radial measurements for precise recall capabilities or use infinite variability for manual measurement settings.
Also provided are Degree Gears, which include pre-defined slots for specific angles (10, 15, 22.5 and 30 degrees). Using our Degree Gears, the operator can drill, rotate, lock, and repeat, all without having to measure and mark the material.
This is a handy tool which can be used on its own as a compass, ruler, and protractor or used in conjunction with our other Circle Guide tools.
It can be used with either the Circle Guide for Router Table or the Circle Guide for Drill Press as a visual degree guide. The scale is designed to fit over the Centering Pin which allows the operator to attach the Degree Scale to the top of the material before cutting or drilling. The operator can now visually assess the degrees of rotation.
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