Three Edge Profiles For A Wood Bottom

BEVEL EDGE

A bevel edge can bind or rattle in its groove because it doesn't sit on the groove bottom. The extra thickness in the middle allows the bottom to carry a heavier load.

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The extra thickness of the bottom offers the same strength as a beveled or raised panel. Aligning the rabbeted edge parallel to the drawer parts makes squaring the drawer easier during assembly.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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