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Help with router bit choice?

by Woodrabbit
posted 12-03-2018 02:46 PM


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#1 posted 12-03-2018 03:26 PM

Is this what you are asking?

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#2 posted 12-03-2018 03:34 PM

It’s exactly what you describe, a chamfer bit stopped before going through the edge. Probably routed before cutting the tenons so there’s some wood to support the router. Relatively easy to do either free hand or on a router table.

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#3 posted 12-03-2018 03:35 PM

J has the correct answer to your ? :<))

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#4 posted 12-03-2018 04:47 PM



It s exactly what you describe, a chamfer bit stopped before going through the edge. Probably routed before cutting the tenons so there s some wood to support the router. Relatively easy to do either free hand or on a router table.

- Jeff

Yep I do that on my router table, I just stick masking tape on the fence to mark where to start and end the cut. Test with a scrap piece.

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#5 posted 12-03-2018 06:54 PM

You can also do a simliar treatment with a cove bit.

I use start/stop blocks on the fence to locate the length of the cove/chamfer.

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#6 posted 12-03-2018 07:07 PM

Hello Welcome to Ljs
If you have a table saw why not do a bevel on it? I missed the part about leaving the ends square,

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