Modern Media Cabinet Part 2 Mortises And Tapered Legs
Modern media cabinet part 2 mortises and tapered legs is bookmark about Cabinetry bookmarked by dale with ID 12590591830 was uploaded on 31-03-2019 and has been viewed 384,417 times.
In part one of this series, we provided an overview of the project as well as scaled drawings.Here we will begin construction of the project, starting with the legs where we will mill mortises that will join the face frame as well as side and rear rails.
We will also taper the legs at the table saw using a tapering jig.For details on leg construction, see Diagram B.START WITH THE LEGS - MORTISES FIRST.Mill Blanks.The legs call for 2″ x 2″ x 32″ blanks.
If you have material of this thickness, great.If not, you can laminate thinner material together to create the blank.CLEARLY MARK THE LEGS.Write on the top of each leg to indicate 'left front', 'left rear', 'right front', and 'right rear'.
I also like to put an arrow on the top of the leg that points to the front.Then mark the sides that will receive tapers (this will be both sides of each leg that do not have mortises).Then mark where mortises will be milled to receive the side panels on the rear of the front legs, and the front of the rear legs.
All of this marking might seem excessive, but it is...