Another Option Horizontal Bit with a Back Cutter

Raised Panel Jig

Since you're cutting on both sides of the panel at the same time, you can't raise the bit to deepen the profile, as described above. You have to start with the bit at full height and either cut the profile with a single pass, or work in from the edges with multiple passes. The Amana bit shown makes the job easier by including a large and small bearing. You use the large bearing to make the first pass, then install the small bearing to complete the profile. The...

HowTo Cut a Lid from a

Patterns For Band Saw Boxes

Start by setting the blade V32 below the thickness of the sides. Then position the rip fence to align the blade with the layout line and cut around all four sides of the box. Remove Lid. Next, use a utility knife to cut through the remaining bit of wood. Sand Smooth. A piece of san-paper on a flat surface can be used to smooth the cut edges. This chair will be at home in a variety of settings. And since it relies on simple construction techniques, it's easy to build. To many...