Book Cabinet — Detail of Door Stiles

Chisel the basic shape
Chisel the basic shape

The door stiles protrude beyond the case bottom. This post shows some detailing of those stiles. After the door panels are glued up and preliminary sanding completed, the inner (long) stiles detailing reflects that of the lower legs.

img_0503An angled cut with back saw removed the bulk of the excess material. Followed by chiseling close to the lines, then rasp work and finally sanding smooth.

These doors will have glass inserted into the openings.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *