Backing blocks work and baltic birch ply like I am using here also makes a difference and the new type router bits with replaceable carbide blades work much better , more like a shaper cutter .

Cam clamps are easy to make and are a great shop project making them inexpensive but don’t expect the same clamping pressure as you would get from a F clamp they are lite duty but have many uses .

I am glad you are following along and enjoying the blog .
The read is not that good but I try to make it up with lots of pictures and let them tell the story .