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03-05-2016 03:18 AM

Any idea on how to make this stopped rabbets in 1 1/2” round stock?


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#1 posted 03-05-2016 03:39 AM

I don’t know what your making, but I would rabbet the whole dowel then glue in the pie cut pcs as needed.

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#2 posted 03-05-2016 04:06 AM

Thank you jay,
I thought doing that, but the kerf width will take material and would´t look right,

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#3 posted 03-05-2016 04:10 AM



Thank you jay,
I thought doing that, but the kerf width will take material and would´t look right,

- ruco

Well don’t use the same piece that you cut out. The pie piece has to come out of fresh dowel.

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#4 posted 03-05-2016 04:20 AM

That´s a good idea,
but I´m still thinking how to do it with out cutting the whole length of the piece and then glueing the “pie” piece
thanks jbay!

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#5 posted 03-05-2016 04:24 AM

:)

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#6 posted 03-05-2016 05:15 AM

Handsaw to make the start of the cuts. Chisel to chopped out the waste. Sholder plane to smooth things out.

Or

Set up a sled to hold the dowel securely in place, run the dowel over a mortising bit in a router table, the square the corners with a chisel

or

Start with a square piece of stock, chop out the waste, then turn the remaining piece on the lathe until round.

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#7 posted 03-05-2016 05:33 AM

Router and sled then chisel the corners out?

Cutting a rabbet in square stock with a router plane and chisels then turning it down like bandit said would be my preferred way.

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#8 posted 03-05-2016 06:32 PM

Depends on how many you need. For one I would make it by hand with saw and chisel. For ten I would make a router sled.

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#9 posted 03-05-2016 06:38 PM

Make a cradle for the rod and place a template over it and use a router and then clean up with a chisel.

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#10 posted 03-05-2016 06:40 PM

I need 32 pieces of 8 ft. long with 4 stopped rabbets in each,
I like turtlecarpenter suggestion

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#11 posted 03-05-2016 07:49 PM

Capture the rod between two 2×4s and tack a square 1 1/2” block to the end to keep the rod from rotating. Fasten one block down solid and take the other 2 by and fasten the template to it, locate the pattern and clamp it off, then use the router with a collet or freehand.

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#12 posted 03-05-2016 08:10 PM

For me it would be as easy as locking it in my router mill, but if you hot glue a couple blocks on the ends you could use a router table and fence.

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#13 posted 03-05-2016 08:16 PM

Can you explain me a bit more bearkatwood?
I like your idea.

Thanks turtlecarpenter

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#14 posted 03-05-2016 08:46 PM

What if you start with square stock, cut the rabbets, then form the dowel with a roundover bit. When forming the dowel, leave a tail on each end to provide support for the next side’s cut.

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