Part 16

Fitting The Door Panel

Lesson Objectives

In this video, I’ll show you how to create a modern frame and panel door with an equal shadow gap surrounding the edge. This shadow gap is not only decorative, but crucial in allowing the panel material to expand and contract with the varying humidity throughout the year.

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Cutting and Fitting Tenons

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Gluing the Door

Supporting Material

Click the images below to see supporting material helping you with this part of the project.

This video will help when it comes to setting up the rebate plane and establishing a cut.

This video teaches you how to create a cambered blade for your handplane. An indispensable addition when edge jointing.

Want to achieve accurate chamfers on the shadow gap? Give this video from the Dovetail Box Series a watch.

Have you got the plans yet?

Package includes working drawings, a cutting list, and a 3d SketchUp model!

The Student Series

Want to see another beginner make this project before you? It’s a great way to scope out any mistakes before you make one yourself!

To Be Filmed

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