Making The Ogee Bracket Feet

Once you've completed this series of cuts, remove the temporary fence and replace it with the regular fence. Angle the blade to 45° and set the fence so that the square corner at the top of the foot can be cut away by running the blank on its top edge. Then adjust the blade angle to 22%° and cut a second bevel, taking away the sharp corner of the angle you've already cut. Cut at this angle two more times, first with the blank lying flat on the table, profile down. The second cut is made with the fence moved to the left side of the blade and the blank run between the fence and the blade. For this final cut, raise the blade to remove the hard angle where the cove meets the round.

Once all the tablesaw work is completed, clean up the curves using handplanes, scrapers, and sandpaper. Now cut the blank into three lengths, each long enough for two halves of an ogee bracket foot. Each front foot is formed from two halves mitered together; the back feet each have an ogee-shaped half dovetailed to a flat rear bracket piece shaped with a simple curve. Miter-cut four ends of the lengths for the front feet and leave two ends straight for the rear feet. Now glue the mitered sections together, dovetail the flat rear brackets to the ogee sections, then attach glue blocks to each section. You can then glue the feet to the mitered base frame.

Shiplapping is an excellent means of attaching solid boards to the back while allowing each board to move with seasonal changes in humidity Determine the width of the boards by dividing the width of the opening by the number of pieces you prefer. I settled on six boards for this case. Each rabbeted board will hold down the board next to it if you position two screws (one at the top and one at the bottom) near the edge. Two screws will leave each board free to move seasonally. And if you've had books piled on the floor, the bookcase itself will provide you the same freedom!

Refine the curves. At the bench, shape and smooth the curves, first with a plane, then with a scraper, and finally with sandpaper. When you're finished, cut the sections to length.

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  • morven
    How to cut ogee bracket?
    8 years ago
  • kelsie macdonald
    How do you build ogee bracket feet?
    8 years ago
  • Saradas
    How to attach ogee braket feet to cabinet?
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