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Forum topic by Lovegasoline posted 05-16-2018 11:15 PM 944 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Lovegasoline

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05-16-2018 11:15 PM

Ok so I’ve got two profiles on my immediate horizon I need to try and match. I’ve always used simple edge treatments, but I’ve undertaken an insane project of renovating 90 year old beat-out kitchen cabinets and they have a teeny bit of decorative detail.

One profile is for a countertop edge. I’m replacing it with a butcher block top and would like to try and match the profile (I’m not too sure how a profiled edge will look on a butcher block counter top, it seems most butcher block edge profiles are a simple square edge, chamfer, or round over. It’s a small counter near to a double enameled cast iron farm sink). Counter top is just under 1” thick.

Here’s some pics:


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Lovegasoline

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#1 posted 05-16-2018 11:23 PM

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The other profile is for kitchen cabinet doors. Doors are 1-1/16” thick.
Ideally I’d like to be able to make similarly profiled cope and stick doors.

Another option to have available is to be able to mimic the profile as a molding to use on frame and panel door construction.

Any leads as to where I can locate similarly profiled bits?

I’ve never made cope and stick doors before and am interested in trying it out.

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#2 posted 05-16-2018 11:48 PM

The stick and cope set will be easy. That’s a standard ogee profile and every company makes one. For the first one, google “door edge router bit” and find one that suits you.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

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#3 posted 05-17-2018 10:04 PM

The first one looks a lot like this:

Infinity Window Stool Bit

The cope-and stick set you show is similar to this (but the tongue size is different—could be adjusted, or door thickness changed):

Infinity Entry Door Set

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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Lovegasoline

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#4 posted 05-18-2018 07:14 PM

^ Yep, it’s a window sill bit.
In fact my window sills have this same profile … my kitchen cabinets are built in (1920s) and the builders made everything very efficiently ; )

I still need to check dimensions and profile for the cope and stick profile …

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