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Laundry hamper #9: Half-laps in the slats

09-05-2021 03:56 PM by Dave Polaschek | 22 comments »

Built a jig last night to help me cut the half-laps in the slats. If you divide the slat into 3” chunks, each crossing slat will be in the center of that chunk. So I glued down two rails to hold the slat while I cross-cut it, with a pencil mark for the end of the slat, and a piece of wood to sit in the gap to align where I should cut the next joint. I also cut a notch so I can use this same guide to hold the slat while I chisel out the waste. After cutting the first notch… I ...

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Picture Frames: Mitered Half-Lap Joints #4: Routed Rabbets and Hand Chisel Work

11-22-2016 05:25 AM by HappyHowie | 2 comments »

I setup my router table and placed a rabbet bit for 5/16 inch width and depth. Any deeper and I would have been routing into the half-lap area in the frame. I did make my table or fence for a start and stop point. However, I discovered too late to reroute this start and stop points. I decided to fix this issue with my hand chisels. It was good practice anyway. I double checked th rabbet with a 11 by 14 matt that I will use with the 8 by 10 photo. It works.

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