Door Rail

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ALL DOOR STOCK 3/4" THICK EXCEPT MUNTINS <?/)

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WHEN SIZING GLASS, ALLOW V CLEARANCE ON ALL FOUR SIDES

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the mortise to be offsettoward the front of the stile, keep thefront face of the stile against the fence. This will leave room for the 3/s" rabbet on the inside face of the stile (refer to Fig. 31a).

To make a mortise, start by drilling holes at each end. Then drill a series of holes next to each other (Fig. 29). (Don't overlap the holes or the bit can wander into the previous hole.)

After the initial holes were drilled, I went back and drilled out the areas between the holes. Finally, I used a "milling" action to clean out the remaining ridges (Fig. SO). Rapidly raise and lower the bit while slowly moving the workpiecefrom side to side.

rout rabbet. After the mortises are cleaned out, rout a rabbet along the back edge cf each stile (Fig. 31).

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DOOR RAILS (TWO REQUIRED)

CLEAN OUT SHADED AREA -—. WITH CHISEL UNTIL tenon FITS mortise muntins end view

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