Shop Project Without Them Your Router Is An Expensive Paperweight So Protect Your Investment In High Quality Bits By Storing Them In This Elegant Wall Cabinet
Shop project without them your router is an expensive paperweight so protect your investment in high quality bits by storing them in this elegant wall cabinet is article about Magazine bookmarked by john with ID 12629008237 was uploaded on 19-03-2019 and has been viewed 299,840 times.
Router Bit Cabinet Photos by Michael Kampen; Illustrations by James Provost This cabinet uses finger joints to join the case.A finger joint is very similar in construction to a dovetail joint, which makes it perfect for this project.
The primary difference is that with dovetails, the sides of the fingers are angled, while with the finger joint the sides of the fingers are parallel to each other.Essentially, a finger joint is a series of equally sized and equally spaced fingers cut on the end of each of two boards, which then fit together to create an interlocking finished joint.
Build the CaseBegin by laying out the parts on your stock.Use a band saw to cut the slightly oversized side pieces (A) and the top and bottom (B) from the stock and then dress them to the thickness and width using a jointer and a thickness planer.
Cut these pieces to length and cut finger joints into the two sides and the top and bottom pieces.Super strong - Finger joints provide a very strong corner connection for cabinets and boxes.Cutting Finger JointsWhen designing the appearance of the corner joints, there are several things to consider.
The width of the fingers is determined...