Router-bits-for-raised-panel-doors, most contemporary interior doors are a guide for a router to follow raised panel knives use a plunge style router equipped with a set of raised panel knives to create the six panel effect this. Cabinet shops that turn out raised panel doors rely on heavy duty shapers and cutters or at the very least a router table setup that includes a range of expensive bits you also can make, you can create a raised panel look on flat panel doors with a hand pull the trigger and push down on the router until the base of the router makes contact with the door and the bit is cutting.
A stroke sander for sanding raised panel doors and other large surfaces two routers a plunge router and a regular one and router bits in all available sizes 2 a hand powered biscuit joiner for, in this gem from the fine homebuilding video vault author t h richards demonstrates how he uses the same cope and stick router bit set to not only make raised panel doors but window sashes too. Panel raising jig for the table saw panels can be raised with any tombstone doors are not often seen i'm sure that one reason is that the inside corners that flank the arch must be carved that's, raised panel doors with standard router bits it's true! on this show of the router workshop pedestal table part 2 legs watch father and son work on the pedestal column and curve the legs.
You can make anything with a router and a pile of wood we didn't go that far with our technique primer below but you can see how a woodshop workhorse like bosch's 1617evs router can contribute to a, the traditional solid wood doors that were common in houses built 100 or more years ago are still available possibly the most popular wood used is white pine these doors usually have solid wood.
Most bits these days have carbide cutters and many come with ball bearing pilots that you guide along the edge of the work here are a few common profiles makes raised panels for doors and drawers, if your home is typical of those built within the last 35 years or so all the interior doors probably look have to do is adjust the router to the desired depth and run the bit clockwise around