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Rail and Stile Set with Adjustable Slot Westerly RI

It comes with a variety of shims, spacers and cutters that allow makinggrooves (and the matching tongues) in two size ranges: from 0.197 in.to 0.272 in. (approximately 3/16 in. to 9/32 in.) and 0.433 in. to0.523 in. (approximately 7/16 in. to 17/32 in.). It takes test cuts andtrial and error to get the bit set up right, depending on your panelmaterial's thickness, but instructions from Amana simplify the process.

The Home Depot
(401)596-4440
120 Franklin St
Westerly, RI
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
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The Home Depot
(860)848-9217
1932 Norwich-New London
Uncasville, CT
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

The Home Depot
(860)376-2047
142 River Road
Lisbon, CT
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Mcquade's Ace Hardware
(401) 596-0302
105 Franklin St
Westerly, RI
 
Cash True Value Home Center
(860) 536-9601
9 Hendel Dr
Mystic, CT
 
Liberty Cedar, Inc.
(401) 789-6626
325 Liberty Lane
West Kingston, RI

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(860)437-1900
816 Hartford Turnpike
Waterford, CT
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GK Woodworking LLC (Monthly Specials - see below)
(860) 608-7514
56 Browning Rd
Griswold, CT

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Hanley & Williams Lumber Co.
(401) 596-2806
124 Oak Street
Westerly, RI
 
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Rail and Stile Set with Adjustable Slot

Rail and Stile Set with Adjustable Slot

 

Have you ever slid a piece of 1/4-in. plywood into a 1/4-in. groove?It ain't pretty. It's a fact of life that plywood is undersized inthickness and this results in ugly gaps in doors with plywood panels.So here's the skinny—skinny bit, that is. With Amana Tools' newIn-Stile and Rail System router bit set for $155, you can match thesize of the groove to the exact size of the plywood. This allows easilycustom fitting the groove to the panel. The set works for undersized1/4-in. and 1/2-in. plywood in rail and stile material from 3/4 in. to1-1/4 in. thick.
Each two-piece matched set works like a stackable dado.
It comes with a variety of shims, spacers and cutters that allow makinggrooves (and the matching tongues) in two size ranges: from 0.197 in.to 0.272 in. (approximately 3/16 in. to 9/32 in.) and 0.433 in. to0.523 in. (approximately 7/16 in. to 17/32 in.). It takes test cuts andtrial and error to get the bit set up right, depending on your panelmaterial's thickness, but instructions from Amana simplify the process.When you've found the perfect setup, using the bits is no differentfrom using any other matched bit set. Sets are available in threeprofiles: ogee, bead and concave (pictured). All have 1/2-in. shanksand produce a 3/8-in.-long tongue. The price of each set is slightlyhigher than prices for matched sets that don't allow customizing thegroove size.

Source
Amana Tools, (800) 445-0077, www.amanatool.com, In-Stile and Rail System: ogee, #55436; bead, #55437; or concave, #55433; $155.

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