Father - Daughter Project #14: Cut mortice for lock set

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Blog entry by Mainiac Matt posted 09-02-2013 01:12 AM 1295 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: Finishing up the panels Part 14 of Father - Daughter Project series Part 15: Glued up some frames »

I finally got to use the mortiser I picked up from Craig’s List last year. I have it set up with a modified cross slide vise and it works great. I have the chisels VERY sharp and they cut the Red Oak like butter.

A little hand chisel work to precise fit the lock set….

I used the router table to cut the clearance for the flange, but then I made a boo-boo…

No way I can live with this, so I’ll have to square it up, patch it and re-cut the mortise…

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#1 posted 09-02-2013 02:01 AM

Here’s the save…

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#2 posted 09-02-2013 10:59 PM

Nice save Matt…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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