Hi. I have and L shaped hard maple counter that I want to chamfer. If I
run the router into the inside corner of the L will it make a clean cut, or
will something funny happen there? Also I was concerned about lopping off a
chunk of wood while rounding the corner on the top of the L and cutting
across the grain, but I was told if I have a new, sharp bit there will be no
-- Any comments appreciated.
It will leave a little area on the inside corner that you can clean up by
hand later (nice sharp chisel). Do the cross grain cut first and any
chipout that occurs as the bit approaches the edge will then be removed as
you rout that side with the grain.
The corner wil be round.
Also I was concerned about lopping off a
On the corner where you will be cutting cross grain, route backwards,
clockwise, on the right hand corner of the piece when the router is between
you and the piece of wood. And make lite passes near those corners. This
will help to prevent tear out.
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