Bathroom Vanity Mirror #7: Cutting rabbet's for the mirror

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Blog entry by mpmitche posted 06-19-2010 06:25 PM 890 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Now that the frame is has the morise and tenon’s complete I want to cut the rabbet’s before I permanently assemble it. I am just using my rabbet plane with a batten to keep me straight and at 90 degree. I noticed that as I worked down the rabbet slowly worked away from the batten. The next one I do i’m going to set the nicher down and see if it helps keep things on track better. Any tips on this would help. here is a photo of cutting the rabbet.

and here is a shot of the assempled frame

mirror frame

Thanks for looking.

-- Mike, Western New York

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#1 posted 06-19-2010 07:18 PM

good progress Mike

-- Custom furniture

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