When you need several copies of identical parts, such as the curved corbels for a mission piece of furniture or graceful tapered legs, consider pattern routing. Using a template and a flush-trim or pattern bit designed to follow it, you'll speed through the drudgery of making duplicate parts without sacrificing quality. By keeping a battery of templates, you also can save time on projects you decide to build more than one.Featured in the October 2004 issue.
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