Preparing the door frames for the false mullion

To enable the pie safe doors to close properly, cut a rabbet along the inside face of both doors at their contacting edges; a wood strip, known as a false mullion, will be glued into the rabbet of the left-hand door so the doors will rest flush when closed (page 115). The Vs-inch gap between the right-hand door and the edge of the mullion will prevent the doors from binding when they are closed, as shown in the end-on view in the inset. For the rab bets, install a dado head on your table saw and adjust its width to V2 inch and its height to 5/i6 inch. Attach an auxiliary fence to your table saw rip fence, position the fence for the cutting width, and notch the wooden fence with the blades. To support the door frames, clamp a featherboard to the fence above the dado head. Feed each frame inside-face down with both hands (above), keeping it flat on the table and pressed flush against the fence.

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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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