3-D router pantograph

This is my 3-D router pantograph. Unlike other router pantographs, this pantograph also controls the router's depth of cut. This is is achieved by tilting the whole pantograph back and forth as the follower moves up and down. The pantograph supports the router's weight and thus precisely controls its height.

Building the pantograph
Building a Dremel tool
mount for the pantograph


Projects with the pantograph
Template based inlay carving
Guitar inlay experiments
Carving 3-D letters
Carving rounded dice
Carving a violin scroll
Carving circles
Grave marker
Recessed drawer pulls
Carving zigzag
marble tracks
and
straight tracks
Cutting router spirals
Making wooden rings
Online stencil maker
Specifications Buy plans for the
3-D router pantograph

See the specs


Some reader built pantographs:


Richar Morely's pantograph build on YouTube.
Tinnocker's Pantograph on lumberjocks.com
William's Pantograph on lumberjocks.com

Also see my router copy carver for 1:1 scale routing, and my Pantorouter for carving wood joinery from templates

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