LumberJocks

Combination of router bits used to make your own moulding for cabinetry

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by noone posted 533 days ago 2509 views 2 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View noone's profile

noone

410 posts in 871 days


533 days ago

I am looking to make my own picture molding that I can apply as edging to some closet cabinetry I am building.

Does anyone know what combination of router bits would make what is shown in these pics?

How do you make your applied mouldings?


4 replies so far

View horsch's profile

horsch

40 posts in 1263 days


#1 posted 532 days ago

Okay, I am no expert, but your question did make me think of a few articles/videos that I have seen in the last couple years. Here goes.

Woodsmith Shop - 17 Profiles 3 Bits

There is also a video of this information done by Woodworkering Online

Another option would be a multiprofile bit. They are a little pricey, but you can sure do a lot with them there are a few companies that make them: Whiteside (small and large), Lee Valley, MLCS, Freud (1, 2, 3, 4), and CMT.

Woodworkers Journal did an article about using bits like this. I think Wood magazine also had an article a few years back about these.

It does look like most of those mouldings are Ogee profiles. You could start there. Another place would be to just look at websites like Whiteside, and Freud, and MLCS and see what matches.

Anyway, hope that helps.

View noone's profile

noone

410 posts in 871 days


#2 posted 532 days ago

Thanks for the links. I did see that Woodsmith video and article, which is what prompted me to ask how to make something like what is shown in these pics.

I’d still like to figure it out what exact combination of which router bits would produce something similar to what is pictured above.

Thanks again.

View JarodMorris's profile

JarodMorris

165 posts in 974 days


#3 posted 532 days ago

I apologize if my contribution takes your question in a completely different direction, but I’ve always been very impressed by Matthias Wandel’s approach to problem solving. Here is how he makes his own molding. Keep in mind, he uses a tilting router lift that he designed.

Tilting Router Lift Making Moldings

Jarod

-- Dad: Someone was supposed to pick up his toys! Son: My name isn't "Someone".

View noone's profile

noone

410 posts in 871 days


#4 posted 532 days ago

That’s pretty cool, though probably not feasible for me myself to build!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase