The CMT Bowl and Tray Kit, BTS-001, provides a fun and easy way for you to make divided bowls and trays in your shop. No lathe? No problem. This bowl making technique uses a router and CMT’s unique Bowl and Tray router bit. The kit includes two templates, a Bowl and Tray bit, and a collet extension, along with full written instructions and an instructional DVD. The resulting bowls and trays are beautiful, and will leave your friends saying, “How did you make this?” What great gifts! This project provides an excellent way to use up scrap wood. Glue pieces together, butcher block style, to make a beautiful pattern of colors and species.withstand a lifetime of use, and can be used to make more than just one style of bowl or tray. So, with a little imagination, the two included templates will allow you to make a variety of shapes and styles of bowls and trays. The collet extension, used to make extra deep bowls, is also useful whenever your general woodworking requires extra deep cuts.
In addition to the Bowl and Tray Kit you may be interested in round over bits for easing the corners on the top and bottom of the finished project. CMT’s 1/4-in. round over bit (838.254.11, 1/4-in. shank and 838.754.11, 1/2-in. shank) and 1/2-in. round over bit (838.880.11, 1/2-in. shank and 838.380.11, 1/4-in. shank) are useful additions to the kit. Additionally, a wide variety of template shapes, all compatible with the bowl and tray router bit and collet extension, will soon be available to supplement the bowl and tray Kit