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Forum topic by FollowsClosely posted 11-01-2015 07:24 PM 812 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-01-2015 07:24 PM

I cant find a bit that will closely match the above.any guidence is appreciated.

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#1 posted 11-01-2015 07:27 PM

I would think it’s done in steps,i.e one level then lowered to do the next level.

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#2 posted 11-01-2015 11:29 PM

I’ve not seen that profile with a router bit. My guess would be someone used a custom moulding profile? Perhaps as daddywoof suggested you could get close with two passes withma straight raised panel bit by lowering the big and moving fence in on second pass?

-- Tom - Measure twice cut once. Then measure again. Curse. Fudge.

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#3 posted 11-01-2015 11:37 PM

Rail and stile bit. You could make something work but it’s gonna be a process.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#4 posted 11-02-2015 12:37 AM

Never seen the profile, but my guess is it is a custom made bit and the factory that made it ran thousands of feet of that edging through moulding machines.
Like above, you could do it in steps, but it will be a hassle.

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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#5 posted 11-02-2015 01:02 AM

Run the boards through a table saw several times?

-- "I cut it twice and it's still too short"

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#6 posted 11-02-2015 01:09 AM

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#7 posted 11-02-2015 01:12 AM

Does that have any sort of bevel to it. If not, you could do that with a rabbeting bit on a router table. There are rabbeting bits with different bearings that will give you different depths of cut, 3/8”, 1/2” etc for the width.

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#8 posted 11-02-2015 01:16 AM

As has been said, that profile is most likely a custom profile used by the original manufacturer.

To match it, it might be easiest to make the frame with a square edge, then mill a panel mold that resembles the profile and miter it into the frame-and-panel assembly.

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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#9 posted 11-02-2015 04:06 AM

First of all, thanks for the assistance. Yes there is a bevel, 10° or so. I am hoping my wife decides against me trying to match the existing.

I am building doors for the cabinet below.

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#10 posted 11-02-2015 05:54 AM

I think your wise trying to find a different profile. It may not be the perfect match but I imagine the cost/convenience will out way the cost.

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#11 posted 11-02-2015 09:02 AM

I think you should go to any workshop and ask for help. You can try many router bits for it.

-- Frank Ginn

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