After several posts to this grouip and the advice of many I decided to
purchase a Jet Planer/Molder. I found some cool profiles that I like at
moldingknives.com and need to order those too.
I just had a few general questions about the process...
1. I am creating a 11/16" X 2 1/4" casing out of red oak. I was planning
to buy 1-By Oak from my local lumberyard. I know that I need to plane the
thickness down to 11/16" but what width should I start out with? I just
want to minimize on waste.
2. Does it make sense for me to purchase stock from my lumber company (for
example Red Oak 1x4 @ $1.59/ft) or would I get a better deal by going to a
3. I am planning to buy the knives from moldingknives.com. This seems like
a decent supplier but I welcome other sources if anyone has them.