Arc On Both Top Upper Rails

the two top upper rails (W) is 27/s" wide, cur TOP MIL ARC. Next, lay out and cut an arc on the bottom edge cf the top upper door rails (W) (Fig. 34). New assemble the doors, checking for square.

PANELS, STOPS_

To make the raised panels (Z) that fit in the lower doors, start by edge-gluing four panels. Then cut the panels to fit in the rabbets on the doors. (Don't fit them too tight. They may expand with changes in humidity.)

COVE Now, rout a cove around the front edge cf each panel (Fig. 35). To do this, make a series cf passes (move the fence between passes) with a wre box bit (Fig. 35a).

keeper STRIPS. To hold the panels in place, I screwed keeper strips (AA) behind each panel (Figs. 36b and 36c).

<3 IMS STOPS, To hold the glass in the doors, I made VV'-thick stops (BB). Miter the stops, and then tack them to the stiles (Fig. 36a). (The notch along the edge cf each stop makes it easier to remove if the glass should break.)

HtNGE mortises. Before mounting the glass. I cut hinge mortises in the door and cabinetstiles (refer to Fig. 26).

hardware. After appfying the finish, mount the door catches and latch (see Exploded View on page 83). ■

note:

CUT BOARDS AT LEAST 2" LONGER THAN FINISHED LENGTH OF PANEL

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