Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig

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Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig

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Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig

About This Item

Design update: now works for ukuleles, too!
Cut perfect soundholes and rosette channels for guitars and ukes.

Easy and accurate, this jig now adjusts from 6"-diameter to a small 2" cut for ukuleles.

Another innovation from StewMac
The Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig is a quality machined tool, designed to be used with our Precision Router Base and works with your Dremel. Router base and rotary tools are not included.

  • Solid aluminum and brass parts
  • Adjusts from 2" to 6"-diameter cuts (50.8mm to 152.4mm)
  • Indexing scale to quickly set routing diameter
  • 3/16" registration pin for perfectly concentric circles
  • Mounting screws and instructions included

How it works
Attach the jig to the router base, then mount your Dremel or Foredom tool. Insert the registration pin through the center of the uncut soundhole, and into your work surface. Place the jig on the pin. Set the diameter of cut with the adjusting screw, and lock it down. The router base adjusts the cutting depth. Rout your rosette rings first, then cut out the soundhole.

For the cleanest cut when routing tonewoods, we recommend the Carbide Downcut Bits.


Product Instructions

Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig Instructions

Instructions for cutting a soundhole and routing rosette rings in a guitar or ukulele using the Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig.

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Worth Every Penny

(Customer's Reviews)

Very accurate tool, well designed and well built, made to last. I would recommend this to any luthier, or even anyone who loves making things and being crafty as it's applications don't end with instrument making.


sound hole jig

(Customer's Reviews)

wonderful tool, everyone should have this worked perfectly DID NOT LEAVE ANY DARK MARKS ON TOP WOOD I used it with the stew-mac down cut router bit no tear out no fuzz left a perfect channel for perfling cant say enough good things about this jig wouldn't hesitate to buy it again


Excellent design

(Customer's Reviews)

Very well thought out design, straightforward in use. I wonder if the staining issue some people are having could be prevented by anodizing the baseplate? I do not get the same staining (which is just aluminum or oxide particles rubbing off the raw aluminum) with other tools I have made from anodized aluminum stock.

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