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Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig

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

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Soundhole and Rosette Routing Jig

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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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sound hole jig

By ROGER BARRETT from SAN MARTIN, CA.
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, March 15, 2014


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

By Fred Hocker from Stockholm, Sweden
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 22, 2014


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.

Miles in front of the Dremel circle cutter!

By justinarts from West Texas, USA
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, January 20, 2014


I have used a dremel circle cutter for years and finally decided to buy this one. It is so much easier to set up and works as described. A real time saver.

re: marks left by the base

By Herringbone Guitars from Virginia
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, December 26, 2013


you can easily remove those marks with Naphtha, with a clean cloth. Which you should use anyhow before finishing the instrument. It removes any grease or fingerprints, etc. I did have issues getting the right base and router combination, and I had to do some modificationsà.I have 3 dremel tools here...

Great tool

By David Vicars from Texas
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, August 06, 2013


Love this and would buy again, its easy to use

Excellent!

By Savini Guitars from Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 26, 2013


Routed my first rosette and binding channels with this jig and it worked perfectly. Like another user mentioned the base did leave marks on the soundboard but it sands off in minutes.

Pretty cool

By Adrian Stuckey from Gold Coast Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, January 27, 2013


Dont overtighten the screws!!!

staining/leaving marks

By Phillip Jones from Jackson, tennessee
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 23, 2013


Again this is a great tool. Very accurate. There have been some issues with the aluminum staining or marking the top as the cutter is turned. Also, I have noticed a couple of solutions offered. Try this. Get a blank self adhesive pick guard and attach it to the bottom of the jig. Trim and slightly bevel the edge and you are in business. Very smooth gliding across the spruce and mark free.

Pretty good

By SirGreggins Guitars from Boston, MA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Let me start of by saying his tool is great and easy to use. It's very accurate and a nice addition to the arsenal of tools. There is one major issue though. The aluminum stained my cedar very badly and it took quite a bit of acetone and some sanding to remove it. For $50 and another $50 for the base you shouldn't have to worry about things like this. Any kind of thin varnish on the metal would protect the wood and prevent this. All in all performance is 5 star. The staining is about a 2.

Accurate!

By Luis Garc+¡a-Casc+¦n from Madrid, Spain
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, July 18, 2012


It is well built, with very good materials, making it very accurate and easy to adjust. Great tool! highly recommended!

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