Build your own Etch A Sketch router jig

Oct. 26, 2018

YouTuber Izzy Swan took it upon himself to introduce his kids to the exciting and rewarding world of woodworking.

It’s an accepted conclusion that we need to be doing more to get kids interested in STEM and the trades. What isn’t unanimously agreed upon is the best method for reaching this new generation. But sometimes, the best lessons begin at home. YouTuber Izzy Swan took it upon himself to introduce his kids to the exciting and rewarding world of woodworking. He built an Etch A Sketch jig that allows the operator to control the motion of a mounted router by merely turning two dials. I wish more dads were as inventive as Izzy.

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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