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Old 01-10-2013, 04:42 PM   #276
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Originally Posted by LaurelPerryOnLand View Post have any 'patterns' that you used?
Yes. First I made a cardboard mock-up. From that I made 3 plywood patterns of the 6 panels (3 patterns as it's symmetrical). Routered the aluminum to the pattern using a straight-cut router bit with an end bearing on my router table. De-burred, put the bends in the two bottom panels, cut the hinges, drilled for rivets (countersunk and pressed flat both sides) voila!
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