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Forum topic by rkwoods posted 02-08-2014 05:14 PM 626 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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02-08-2014 05:14 PM

Due to limited space, I plan on doing some faux raised paneling. I saw on line a picture of the trim I want to use but I can’t find the appropriate profile router bit. Any suggestions.

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#1 posted 02-10-2014 02:59 AM

If you’re talking about the boxes in the lower part of the picture, the trim was made on a shaper or moulder with special bits or knives. To duplicate that with a router you’ll need to do it with several bits (at least three), each one matched to a part of the profile. You’ll also have to take many multiple passes with each bit on each piece. Unless you need a special wood type, why make your own? Everything in that pic is available in any big box improvement store in paint or stain grade.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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