Drawers using plywood

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Forum topic by Pantherjoe posted 10-14-2015 07:04 PM 680 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-14-2015 07:04 PM

Can you use a drawer lock router bit to make drawers from plywood.?Did not know if the bit would chew up the plywood layers and make it unusable.

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#1 posted 10-14-2015 07:08 PM

You can but it doesn’t work very well for the reasons you have already identified.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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#2 posted 10-14-2015 07:13 PM

Thx, Rodger. That’s was the answer I was expecting but wanted some reassurance.

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#3 posted 10-14-2015 09:06 PM

Years ago a cabinetmaker showed me a way to make a drawer joint that looks like this with a table saw:

You will have to experiment to get it right and it woeks quite well.
Think you can find it HERE.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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