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Al Killian

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999 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question shaping

I run a one man cabinet shop and have decided to look into makeing curved cabinet doors. I dont have a cnc router, but do have a vacuum press. Anyone ever make rasised panel kitchen cabinet doors or have a idea how to do it?

-- Owner of custom millwork shop


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#1 posted 999 days ago

http://lumberjocks.com/LesHastings/blog/series/886

Read this members blog on exaclty what your trying to find. Only thing I have ever favorited on this site.

Les is. in all accounts. a true master woodworker.

-- http://planeandsimpleblog.wordpress.com/

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#2 posted 999 days ago

Here’s an older posting/series by Les Hastings that may give you some insight
http://lumberjocks.com/LesHastings/blog/5109

-- Tim

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#3 posted 999 days ago

rhett beat me to it

-- Tim

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Al Killian

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#4 posted 998 days ago

Thanks for the links. I have read both of them and have printed them off. Just have to wait for my machine to get here next week to try them out.

-- Owner of custom millwork shop

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#5 posted 996 days ago

Use your credit card.

Save yourself the headache and cost. Buy them already made. I made curved doors for many years and then started buying them a couple of years ago. I can’t make them for what it costs me to purchase them. And if they get it wrong, they have to do it again (for free), not you.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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