A Primer On Scribing How To Scribe With A Shim
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Scribing, like coping, is one of those seemingly magical techniques that allow you to make one piece fit another.Scribing has a variety of applications.It's not only good for fitting trim to irregular walls, or cabinets to floors that are out of level; you can scribe almost any material - round logs, sheets of drywall, floor tiles, pieces of exterior siding … you could even, in principle, use it on cake (though it would probably work better on fondant icing than on cake itself, due to cake's crumbly texture.
) In this example I used the technique to fit a drawer face that will be applied to a kitchen drawer that's mounted on full-extension runners.Scribing is simply a matter of accurately marking a workpiece with a line that corresponds precisely to the contour of the workpiece's intended surroundings.
Step 1: Make a guide There are specialty scribing tools available, such as the Lee Valley log scribe.You can also mark a workpiece with compasses or dividers.When I'm on a job site, I often resort to a simple shim, which works just as well as the above-mentioned tools with fine points when you're dealing with a surface that's basically flat (or even...