Shop Skills Edge Treatments Help Frame A Table Or Cabinet S Top And Legs And Can Have A Huge Impact On The Overall Appearance Of A Piece Before You Reach For Your Router Take Time To Consider What Message You Want To Convey You Ll Find The Return On This Investment Is Time Well Spent
Shop skills edge treatments help frame a table or cabinet s top and legs and can have a huge impact on the overall appearance of a piece before you reach for your router take time to consider what message you want to convey you ll find the return on this investment is time well spent is article about Magazine bookmarked by terrance with ID 13581110802 was uploaded on 02-01-2019 and has been viewed 301,688 times.
Give Your Work the Edge it Deserves Photos by Marty Schlosser; Section 2 Photos by Chris Wong; Illustrations by James Provost In this article, I'll outline the various edge treatment options available to you for both solid and veneered edges.
I'll go far beyond the simple roman ogee-routed edge and explore the use of hand planes to modify routed edges as well as how to use jigs to guide routers for crafting edges that vary in thickness.Although today's shops are sometimes filled with the sound of routers, I'll also show you why there is still an important place in the craftsman's lexicon for a quieter and less dust-filled way.
Safety ConsiderationsUnlike their big brother the shaper, routers are not designed to hog off lots of material with a single pass.How much a router bit will remove will depend on many factors, but the type of wood you're machining, the size and profile of the bit you're using are the main two.
When in doubt, remove less material with each pass.Be sure to also respect the rotation of the router bit.It may get away from you if you attempt to 'climb cut'.Curved or serpentine fronts are best routed freehand using router...