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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-18-2005, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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Question help reinforcing joints

I am trying to find the easiest way to reinforce the joints of hexagonal and octagonal keepsake boxes. I don't have a biscuit joiner, and was considering using dowels. But I can't figure out how to drill the holes to do this (angles, etc.). I usually use splines on my boxes, but wanted to get away from this on these. Each side would only be 3 to 4 inches wide.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-07-2005, 10:12 PM
 
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Have you tried the new "birds mouth" router bits? You can buy them for any number of sided boxes,(as number of sides determines the new angle).

http://www.pricecutter.com/html/cata...oup.asp/334481

I am also into box making and I have a bisquit cutter that cuts very small bisquits. Some,no longer than a 1/4". Maybe this could also be an alternative.

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