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post #1 of 3 Old 10-19-2012, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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Cutting Board drain groove

Whats the easiest way or best way to route a drain groove in a cutting board ?

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Make a template to use as a guide. The template need to be designed to accomodate the greater radius of the router as it turns. My first such template did not take this into consideration and the result was a very bad groove.

So the radius on the template will be sharper than you may expect.

Trace the line of cutting on paper BEFORE you commit to cutting wood.

The router bit will need to be a bull nose bit so it is a half circle.
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I would use a core box bit for a round bottom groove.

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