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Forum topic by EdsCustomWoodCrafts posted 11-21-2014 10:49 PM 829 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-21-2014 10:49 PM

So I am in the research and design phase of a new project (Wife Nail Polish case) and I am wondering when I am picking the wood out for the project should I bear in mind how many fingers I will be putting into each piece..I wanted to make a pieces that’s 8” in height( depth when its made) and Im using a 3/8” bit….

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#1 posted 11-21-2014 11:18 PM

Multiples of 3/8 inch

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#2 posted 11-21-2014 11:40 PM

Odd multiples of 3/8” will give you matching fingers at the top and bottom of the box. Even multiples will give you a finger on one end, and a notch on the other.
Cutting a couple test boards is always a good idea.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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