how do i make this in a box?

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Forum topic by hrvoje posted 01-23-2010 12:23 PM 977 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-23-2010 12:23 PM


this round inner corner.
how do i do this

-- hrvoje

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#1 posted 01-23-2010 12:45 PM

how big is the cube, and is it just that face or is the curve go all the way to the other side?

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#2 posted 01-23-2010 12:46 PM

the curve should go all the way through the other side…
doesent matter how big it is…it could be big or small…

-- hrvoje

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#3 posted 01-23-2010 02:14 PM

You form those corners with a drill.
You round it out with a spindle sander.
You trim those corners with a router.

Just 3 ways.


-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#4 posted 01-23-2010 02:31 PM

This is just my wild thought.
There are 2 possible ways; 1) Prepare the 4 box sides oversize the final thickness. Using the Dish Cutter router bit remove the stock on the face the board to get the final thickness leaving the 2 sides of the board uncut. Rip it on the TS with the blade tillts 45 degree. Of course it’s not easy.

2) Prepare the 4 sides of the box undersize of the final width of the box. Prepare 4 sticks from the same wood species. If your final box side is 3/4”, then you need at least 1” thick stick to be used to joint the four corners of the box. Profile one corner of these sticks using the appropriate radius of Core Box router bit and and dry fit.

It could be easier to understand if I could use some drawings or Sketchup.

Core Box router bit –
Dish Cutter router bit -

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#5 posted 01-23-2010 04:29 PM

Of course, the most obvious answer would be that you usually see this kind of corner on a bandsawn box, where you would be starting with a solid block of wood and cutting out the interior.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 01-23-2010 04:31 PM

yes but if i want a shelf which is deep about 20-30 cm i wouldnt be able to bandsaw that!?

-- hrvoje

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