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Mortising Jig #1: Mortising Jig for Bed Hardware

913 days ago by Phil277 | 5 comments »

The design of this came about when we decided to update our mattress for out bed. We’ve had a water bed for a long time and decided to buy a standard mattress. We didn’t want to change the headboard and foot board that I made a few years ago as it matches out bedroom furniture nicely. The waterboard had box frame that couldn’t be used with the new mattress I had to make standard bed rails. I bought steel bed rail fasteners to attach the rails to the headboard and footboard. Now the fun begins. How do I mortise the ends of the rails and the legs of the head and foot boards to accept the hardware? I decided the best way was to make a router jig to control the movement of the router. I coul...

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