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Forum topic by Brad_Nailor posted 11-18-2009 04:11 AM 1661 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Brad_Nailor

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11-18-2009 04:11 AM

I have made a ton of cutting boards but I never have done one with a gravy moat routed in it. I have been given some 1 1/4” thick scraps from a birch butcher block counter top with a request to make them into carving boards with gravy moats around the edge and the larger one is to have gravy slots cut in the center also. I was wondering if anyone that has done this could give me a few pointers. I am thinking I need a core box bit and some sort of template to follow??

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#1 posted 11-18-2009 05:16 AM

What you said would be my exact suggestion. Using a collet on the router.

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#2 posted 11-18-2009 02:20 PM

Thats the way I would go, make a plwood or mdf template and use the appropriate guide bushing. Have fun

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