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Installing Chinook 16" boxes
« on: March 20, 2023, 12:00:48 AM »
Anyone here installed these yet?  I normally use the Futures 10.75" boxes - but it would be nice to have the extra adjusting room for the foil.

I wondering what router bits you are using, if you made a jig (or two); or if Chinook has a kit (which I've looked for but can't find - next step is to call them).

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Re: Installing Chinook 16" boxes
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2023, 09:16:33 PM »
I made my own jig for installing chinook boxes. Just a big picture frame basically sized for my bit and trim router. Its 4 pieces of 1x2 trim with angle brackets keeping it square. Measure carefully and it's not hard. Mine is for the 10.5" boxes but same idea.

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Re: Installing Chinook 16" boxes
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2023, 06:29:53 PM »
Yes.  Two man free handed, sorta accurate and kinda sketchy.

No they don't have bits or jigs.

I am about 7 sessions in and they seem solid as expected.

A setup like the future one shot would be much easier, maybe someone can make one?  Chinook told me the CAD file for the boxes is in the Shape3D library...
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