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Louvered Shutters for the Entrance Door (Festool DF500 + Cradle Approach)

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Project by ChuckM posted 12-26-2020 04:49 PM 1155 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The money you save from doing your own shutters with scrap lumber could be enough to pay for the cost of a DF500!

-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-26-2020 06:31 PM

an interesting approach looks good, is there a video somewhere how you build these?

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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HowardAppel

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#2 posted 12-26-2020 08:26 PM

IIRC, Norm Abrams did an episode on making louvered shutters.

Here are links to that episode:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ut7139uGHk4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_ewFwqT7EM

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ChuckM

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#3 posted 12-26-2020 09:33 PM

Hi Jim,

I’m not set up for making videos in the shop.

-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted

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ChuckM

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#4 posted 12-26-2020 09:37 PM


IIRC, Norm Abrams did an episode on making louvered shutters.

- HowardAppel


His were of a different kind, and in my view, were better as they were adjustable. Norm’s PBS show was how I got into hobby woodworking.

-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted

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