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Routing template or band saw?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Cerb, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. Cerb


    Sep 27, 2004
    What is your preferred method of cutting out the body?
  2. andvari7


    Aug 28, 2004
    I first like to get rid of the big pieces with a band saw, and then I like to sand it down with either a belt sander or a hand sander.
  3. JSPguitars


    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    Bandsaw----->template/router------->sander of sorts (hand, spindle, etc.)
  4. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    Bandsaw > Hand tools (rasps, chisels) > sanders
  5. bandsaw, trim router, sanding, roundover/rasp work, hand sanding..
  6. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden

    except that if you use a spiral bit, you barely need to sand... :D
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