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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-16-2010, 12:12 AM Thread Starter
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Hello, I am a beginner. I have a routing table and router. I am wanting to replace my shutters on my house and when I shoped for them , I disovered that they only come in a rectangular shape. My old shutters had a curved top on them. I realize that I am going to have to make my own tops. I would like to use my router to make the curved edge, but I do not know how to do this with my router.
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Hi. Welcome John,
You will probably have to make a pattern. You could then route your parts flush to the pattern to make your tops. If the windows have different radius's then you will need to make a pattern for each radius. You might find use of a trammel to make your radius patten.

Could you use your old shutter top as a pattern for the new tops?

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