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Tool Cabinet Build #23: Making Trim for the Drawers...

06-19-2015 02:33 AM by Airframer | 10 comments »

I took some time today to experiment with making some trim for the drawers. All in all I’d call it an unqualified success. I started out with maple but the figured grain was not wanting to cooperate with my #45 at all (or the other way around.. not sure) so I decided to see how Sapele would look on them. First task was to shape the trim. I went with a simple 3 bead design made by using a beading blade that was 1/3 the size of the trim. The first and second cuts were perched right on the edges which establishes the outer grooves for the middle bead keeping the 3 evenly spaced. A word of warning.. when cutting the center bead you need to fully raise the blade and slowl...

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