Vacuum hold down
> Making up a vacuum tooling plate seems to be the best idea.You dont need threads in the holes- that would take forever to place the
> The tooling plate could be made out of virtually anything.
> Make it from two halves, each say 1/8" or 1/4" thick.
> One half would have holes in it (probably with threads). The other
> half would have channels which line up with the holes.
screws, or remove them, when you changed board size. Id just cover the
holes with a sheet of paper. On my bigger router table I use a peg board
top and have cut several sizes of mylar drawing film which I simply lay
around the outside of my workpiece. When the vacuum comes on the mylar