Round Ornament Jig

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Will Winder

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Will Winder

General Information

Jig and blank for cutting 4" round ornaments with engravings on both sides.

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1

Secure blank for jig

2 minutes

Secure 12″×12″ piece of plywood to your machine.

2

(Optional) Save Work Coordinate Offset

1 minute

If you have homing switches, save an XY location in the lower left corner to G55.

3

Cut jig pockets

30 minutes

Zero the Z axis on plywood blank and cut out the pockets and locating holes for the Jig.

4

Create blanks

26 minutes

Cut out and tweak the blanks until they fit into the jig. Cut as many blanks as you want to create ornaments.

5

Secure blanks, engrave front

45 minutes

Secure blanks in jig with a couple wood screws around the perimeter.

Run the operation(s) for the front, zeroing the Z axis on the surface of one of the blanks. Use the same blank each time you zero the tool in case there are slight variations.

6

Flip blanks, engrave back

45 minutes

Flip the blanks in the jig.

Run the operation(s) for the back, zeroing the Z axis on the surface of one of the blanks. Use the same blank each time you zero the tool in case there are slight variations.