Kreg Owners' Community

Here are a few photos of how to make glass doors with your router table (with a rail and stile router bit set).  You could even use the same technique on the table saw making tongue and groove. I always thought that glass doors were tricky and involved different cutters for your shaper/router, but this isn't the case.  I hope this helps anyone interested in making glass front doors.  Oh, this may also look like a weak joint, but there is a lot of area for glue and the joints are very strong.

After running your material with your stick bit, you remove the bottom portion of the groove on your table saw so your material looks like what is pictured at the bottom of the photo.

With your coping bit installed (if your bit is a molded 1 piece this won't work, I use bits from Infinity tools), remove the top cutter, leave the bearing and install the nut back.

This is what your cope cuts will look like with the top cutter removed.

The coped end then fits onto your stile and creates a perfect recess to receive a glass panel.

And this is the view from the front of the door. 

Views: 2233

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Nice job justin ,allways thought there is a air of mystery around router bits/and what they can achieve in the right hands.

Thanks Michael I really appreciate it, I just wanted to share what I have learned.

Great job, Justin. I will definitely use this information later.



Chuck Ford said:

Great job, Justin. I will definitely use this information later.

Thanks Chuck! Hope it helps!

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Need Help?

For Technical Support, please call 800-447-8638 or send a message. Reps are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm CST. 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Forum

Adaptive Cutting System T-Track Stops Mod 1 Reply

I bought the ACS a couple of weeks ago & have been pleased with the results on my first small project (LP record crates)... I was disappointed with the plastic accessories for the table-top, especially the T-Track stops. I'm pretty sure they…Continue

Started by John Moore in Beginners' Zone. Last reply by Deac Manross on Friday.

Kreg screws in the UK 2 Replies

Hi guys, I'm having real trouble finding reliable stockists of Kreg screws over in the UK. I'm based in Northampton and can never find what I need. Can anyone recommend a UK stockists that also delivers?

Started by Allen Causebrook in Miscellaneous. Last reply by Allen Causebrook May 9.

Product Reviews

K5 Review

I really like the k5 it is faster to change from different size of screws. I hesitated to update because of some of the reviews about the dust collection hook up. That to me one of the improvements it works perfect no dust to cleanup .…

Continue

Posted by Gary roofner on April 5, 2019 at 10:02am

Merry Christmas r3

 Hi all Santa left me one under the tree the elf thar made it must have had a bad morning because one gray tab is metric and the other one is imperial help Santa what do I do

thanks Eric 

Posted by Eric Kershaw on January 8, 2019 at 6:27pm — 1 Comment

Kreg Project Center Work Station

The Kreg Project Center is great by itself, but 2 KPC's are better than 1 when you want to set up a 12 ft. work station in a couple minutes.…

Continue

Posted by Glenn Revheim on April 5, 2018 at 5:57am — 5 Comments

Festool Domino 500

The first thing I will do is set price aside and focus on the tool and why I bought the Domino. 

      I have orders for a few dining tables and chairs.  I have made one prototype chair, while I have all the tools to make angled…

Continue

Posted by justin waldron on April 2, 2018 at 5:46am — 2 Comments

© 2019   Created by KregRep.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

_