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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-16-2016, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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I am not a woodworker by any means but own a router. :-) I renovate old houses and need to replace some drawer fronts. I am attaching a photo of the edge profile I'd like to at least get close to. 3/4" stock, 3/8" width of cut. I really appreciate your help. This will be w/ a portable router BTW.

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MLCS Edge Banding and Roman Ogee Router Bits Use Ogee Fillet bit and adjust depth of cut to match existing parts.
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welcome to the forums Bill...

I'll take a stab it...

you have a portion of a guttering bit, ogee bit, molding bit, thumbnail or fingernail bit...
you are going to have to look at a lot of pictures to get even close...

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Welcome to the forum Bldn. Follow Tom's advice. Quite a few profile bits will make a profile with or without fillets (the flat vertical edge at top or bottom of a profile. The difference can be the depth of cut or using two different diameter guide bearings on the bit.

Someone I consider a master woodworker once told me that a master woodworker is not someone who never makes mistakes. He is someone who is able to cover them up so that no one can tell.
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