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Storage for this old house... #6: Face frame and doors...

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Blog entry by RichClark posted 03-29-2010 02:26 AM 968 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Once again.. were building..

I made the face frame and the door frames… Face frame was pretty straight forward. I measured, laid out the feet and then cut them out….

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Then I clamped them out and marked out the tenon’s and cut the mortises…
Here is a test fit…

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Kay, Frame done I pretty much did them same.. cutting out the Bottom doors the Tops of the Upper doors are
arched SO I thought I would explain them in detail… First I made a Template from some MDF… Marked its center and drew a reference line… Then I measured up 2 1/4” and marked the top of the arch. Then Off the center I measured out the start of the Tenon Shoulders…. Then I called the Wife unit out as I bent a piece of thin scrap bowing it form the two shoulder marks up to the 2 1/4 mark and had her mark that out. Then I shooed her out!

Ok, Band saw cut it close then used the Sanding unit to make it perfect… It turned out like this…

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You use Double Sided Carpet tape to attach the rough cut Rails to the Template.. then you can use the router bit with a roller guide to flush trim the arches and cut the dado’s for the door panel. Safely (the guide will ensure both are identical).

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All Mortised and ready to have the MT joints cut.

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Here are the doors dropped in for a fit look.. nothing is glued up right now.. need to make the Panels.

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I will cut the panels next and then glue them up and Fit them next time…

Posting this changes every time I do this I hope this all comes out OK here for you. It takes me 20 minutes to narrate it and 3 hours to get the photo’s to show up…

Rich

-- Duct Tape is the Force! It has a light side and a dark side and it Binds the Universe together!



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