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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Clamps
    • Dust mask
    • Hearing protection
    • Hot melt glue gun
    • Orbital sander
    • Router
    • Safety glasses
    • Sanding block

Edge-forming router bits range from simple round-overs or bevel bits to intricate cove, ogee and classical bits. Common profiles are sold at home centers and hardware stores; for a wider selection, check online.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

You can rout almost all woods and many composite materials.

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