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    Jig for grooving bolts for wood fletching

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    Post by sydney1942 on Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:18 pm

    Hi looking for ideas on cutting grooves to install wood fletching
        Any ideas for a jig ??
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    Post by banuvatt on Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:57 pm

    Why not try getting a block of wood putting a hole through the end in middle of it the same diameter as the bolts. Then on two of the sides cut out two slots for the fletchings?
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    Post by banuvatt on Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:03 pm

    The two slots on the sides of the jig is to guide whatever you are using to cut the grooves for the wooden flights.

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