STEP 17: After the glue has cured, square up the corners of the screen groove and the screen stop rabbet
For Gore, Lucky Rabbet
is a six-day-a-week operation, but she reserves Sundays for spending time with friends and family--one of the benefits of owning your own business, she says.
Cut the top and bottom rabbets
using a guide and a pattern bit.
1 and rabbet
2 joints were the weakest but not significantly different from each other.
Cut a 5/8-by 5/8-inch rabbet
along one edge of the 2-by-4.
This is the quick and easy way to make a rabbet
cut along the top edges of bottom piece and the bottom inside edges of the sides, front, and back, instead of taking the time to set up a dado blade.
Finally, I fitted the mat package into the back rabbet
of the frame and screwed it into place so that it could be accessed if necessary, I then covered the back of the frame with black mat board and applied felt stripping to the bottom of the piece to protect the display table, The project proved a lucky bet.
When nailing the top corners of the supers, be sure to place the corner nail down low enough so that it does not go into the rabbet
joint instead of the wood itself.
I like to use rabbet
joints, since they're a little stronger but still easy to cut.
The profile is 1 3/8 inches tall, with a 1/2-inch face and a 5/8-inch rabbet