Messages Archive

Subject:
Re: Wasteing away the half blinds

Derek Cohen (in Perth, Australia)
While some claim this other approach superior, in this case it would mean routing 7/8" deep. 1/4" bits can acquire worrisome vibrations at this depth of cut. In my case the cut is 9/16" deep.

Bill, your reference is to my method. I am not going to knock your method - whatever we find easier is good by me. However I do wish to correct you on one point:

I use half blind dovetails for drawer fronts. Typically, the drawer fronts are 20mm thick. Drawer sides, however, are around 6-7mm thick. Your 7/8" depth is 22mm, and 9/16" is 14mm. Where do these figures come from?

Here is the result of routing in the vertical ...

6mm drawer sides ...

Article with jig: http://www.inthewoodshop.com/Furniture/PowerRemovingWaste.html

Regards from Perth

Derek

© 1998 - 2017 by Ellis Walentine. All rights reserved.
No parts of this web site may be reproduced in any form or by
any means without the written permission of the publisher.

WOODCENTRAL, P.O. BOX 493, SPRINGTOWN, PA 18081