Routing template Gibson trapezoid style inlay
Routing templates make life so much easier and help to get beautifully clean and sharp inlay cavities with a perfect fit. These come with a center line to assist with correct positioning. The template is made of durable plexiglass of 5mm thickness and take little storage space. Collect 'm all!
Use a shallow router bit with a ball bearing guide on the upper part.
Measure your inlay position by using the center line, or angle line and set it securely in place with good quality double sided sticky tape. Don't overdo the tape as you still need to be able to get it loose.
Start with your router in the center of inlay position and move steadily to the edges of the template. It is better to remove material in steps and not too much in one time to avoid material chipping and your router getting too excited.
Stay away from the edges of the template till your router bit is deep enough for your copy ring to follow the sides of the template. Than follow the lines of the template and continue till you reached the required depth, keeping in mind the radius of your fretboard. Use the shallow router bit or position the template higher with two blocks.
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