Making a Perfect Door, II: Construction and Reprogramming

Our quest to create the perfect solid wood raised panel door on a ShopBot raised many questions. We began by measuring the thickness of our current door panels to determine the needed depth of cut and create a plan for two part jig system to hold the door panels in place while they were …

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Making the Perfect Door, Part I: Concept and Programming

Our quest began when our bit supplier mentioned a bit that would allow us to cut the coves for raised panels. We build 5 piece solid wood doors; until now the panels have been sized with a cross-cut saw and shaped by means of a Grizzly G7214z 7.5 horsepower spindle shaper. Then the …

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