Router Basics While Square Edges On Furniture Projects Are Commonplace They Don T Have To Be The First Or The Last Choice In Edging A Decorative Edge Can Add Considerable Visual Appeal To Any Project The Choices For Edge Forming Bits Are Almost Endless And The Bits Relatively Simple To Use Following Some Straightforward Guidelines Will Guarantee Success Even For A First Time User
Router basics while square edges on furniture projects are commonplace they don t have to be the first or the last choice in edging a decorative edge can add considerable visual appeal to any project the choices for edge forming bits are almost endless and the bits relatively simple to use following some straightforward guidelines will guarantee success even for a first time user is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by zachary with ID 13367926616 was uploaded on 26-02-2019 and has been viewed 197,878 times.
Routing Basics - Part 4: Edge Profiling Bits Illustration by James Provost When most woodworkers first pick up a router, chances are it will be to profile an edge, whether for a table leg, drawer front, tabletop or cabinetry.
Using edge-profiling bits can be the least intimidating way to learn how to use this versatile tool.Like most router bits, edging bits can be used freehand or on a router table.Remember that large bits shouldn't be used freehand.
Fortunately manufacturers will always stipulate which bits should be used in a router table and the top speed the bit should not exceed; it is in your interest to follow their advice.When you are routing small pieces of stock it also makes good sense to use a router table, push blocks, and feather boards, regardless of the size of the bit.
Primary Edge ProfilesAlmost every trim profile can be reduced to one of five basic shapes: chamfer, cove, round, bead and flute.(Note: The word 'flute' is also used to refer to the cutting edge of a router bit).
These are the basic shapes that have defined various furniture styles throughout history.Originally these profiles were scraped or cut into the wood using...