Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- Dust mask
- Hearing protection
- Hot melt glue gun
- Orbital sander
- 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.
You can rout almost all woods and many composite materials.