1. Thank you Paul,

    When you cut the housing dados on the top of the cabinet, one side wall was done with the chisel 1/16 away from the knife wall (outside walls) and the inside was done with the slightly slanted chisel. Is there a reason for the different techniques of the interior vs exterior walls, or just demonstrating different techniques. Thanks for the great series.

  2. Just noting the luxury of having two hand routers; the Veritas version has a depth stop so I often set this when marking the depth of the housing dado, and then I can adjust the router down to final depth as I work.

    Cheers, Andy

  3. Hej Flemming,

    With a plug/dowel cutter, I believe.

    Veritas offers a series that I’m pleased with. They deliver tapered plugs, which facilitates a very snug fit. There must be other brands as well, with products perhaps marketed as knot drill bits.

    Believe there is a video where Mr. P. Sellers demonstrates how to use these cutters; but if not, the cutter is fitted to a pillar drill, bored down into the plug providing material, after which the plugs are freed by sawing that piece. (Remember now that there is a video where this is done on a bandsaw, but which video? It’s not episode 6 of the desk chair project)

  4. You can use a plug cutter without a drill press( pillar drill) by finding a bushing that fits the outside of the cutter and cementing it into a hole in a scrsp of wood to start the cutter. Hold or clamp that to the wood you are making the plugs from.
    Once you have started the hole you can use the cutter without the guide.

    1. I asked Paul and he said:
      No, it is unlikely, most unlikely. The reason? There is enough play on the holes and the screws to take up the minor expansion or contraction that may or may not occur. This contrary grain direction would affect wood that was, say, twice as wide but over so short a distance and with so little moisture in the wood and the surrounding atmosphere there will be no issue.

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