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Forum topic by siouxdawgs0409 posted 01-28-2010 11:07 PM 488 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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siouxdawgs0409

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01-28-2010 11:07 PM

I am creating a box that I would like to put a routered edge on. I am not sure what edge would look good. The box is constructed with box joints (1/2 inch) and is with 1/2 wide material, walnut. I was thinking along the lines of a stopped cove bit on the outside edges because I dont think I want to go over the top joints. Any other ideas on what edging style works great on this type of constructed box?
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#1 posted 01-28-2010 11:10 PM

Edge treatments are limited only by your imagination. Your idea is a good one, but don’t be afraid to experiment with routing over joints… sometimes you get a really interesting look.

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

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#2 posted 01-28-2010 11:23 PM

IMHO, I would not do anything to dramatic the beauty here is the joinery. I have done a simple roundover or chamfer and that seemed enough. Again beauty is in the eye of the beholder so what ever you do, if you like it that’s what matters.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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