Side Section View

center stretcher)

Auxiliary fence

on one side of second: Turn workpiece mortise end-for-end and rout other side

How-To: Rout Stopped Mortises_

Router Table Setup. Set the fence 7 Vs" from the bit. Then use a square aligned with the cutting edges of the bit to mark start and stop marks on the fence.

Layout ends of mortise on outside face on one side of second: Turn workpiece mortise end-for-end and rout other side straight bit

Plunge Rout. Mark the mortise location on the opposite face of the work-piece. Align the mark as shown and plunge the workpiece. Rout until the opposite mark reaches the stop mark on the fence.

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