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Old 03-08-2010, 08:35 PM   #21
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Re: What do you use for a building board?

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I use a solid wood door with a piece of 24"x72" 16ga steel glued to it setup on a pair of work horses. It remains dead flat and true.

I made the magnetic jigs and I bought the latch magnets from a company called Master Magnetics in Colorado. They were the cheapest supplier I could find at the time.

Against the magnets, I use aluminum sections as straight edges.

I tape the plans to the steel and then tape waxed paper (grocery store) over the plans.

You can see it in action on my old thread


Works pretty good for ARF's too!

See airfieldmodels.com

I've never used anything else except a piece of pine board for my Guillows kits.
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