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11-08-2018 12:51 PM

Hello guys, How can I make the round corners seen in the picture below. They look thicker on the inside.


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bondogaposis

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#1 posted 11-08-2018 01:37 PM

The outside corners are easy, the inside corners, not so much. You have to add extra material to the inside corners and then round it all over with a spindle sander.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#2 posted 11-08-2018 01:51 PM

I’d probably think of it like building a table – 4 legs and 4 aprons. Or, put differently, use 1/2” wide boards for the sides and 1×1 stock for the four corners. You could run the corners through a router table to get both the inside and outside curves before assembly.

Do one or two corners on scrap wood first to get the setup right, and then it should all be downhill…

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#3 posted 11-09-2018 12:04 AM

+1

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 11-09-2018 12:04 AM



I d probably think of it like building a table – 4 legs and 4 aprons. Or, put differently, use 1/2” wide boards for the sides and 1×1 stock for the four corners. You could run the corners through a router table to get both the inside and outside curves before assembly.

Do one or two corners on scrap wood first to get the setup right, and then it should all be downhill…

- BFamous

+1

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 11-09-2018 12:11 AM

Could you use a bandsaw to cut the interior out like a bandsaw box? Cut with the grain to hide the joint. Just a thought.

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#6 posted 11-09-2018 12:28 AM

It depends on how big the radius is, but you could rout it with a bullnose bit.
Cut your square leg, 45 degree cut one side, then rout.

You could also cut the cove on your table saw by angling the fence and raising the blade an 1/8” at a time.
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#7 posted 11-09-2018 12:54 AM



It depends on how big the radius is, but you could rout it with a bullnose bit.
Cut your square leg, 45 degree cut one side, then rout.

You could also cut the cove on your table saw by angling the fence and raising the blade an 1/8” at a time.
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- jbay


great tips jbay.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 11-09-2018 05:35 AM

Thanks a lot Jbay and everybody for your suggestions. I will give them a shot and see how it will come out.

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#9 posted 11-16-2018 12:59 PM

Thanks alot guys once again for your help. I have done the project and uploaded my progress in my projects page. I will post the finished project in due time.

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