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T-Moding Help
« on: April 21, 2016, 11:41:44 am »
Started putting T-Molding on my cabinet, and getting a good channel made with the 3 wing slot cutter bit, Im having some trouble getting a tight fit around the curves and edges.

I read that cutting a "V" in the underside of the molding helps, but not quite sure I'm doing it right.

Any advice, tips, or tricks with this would be appreciated.

Thanks!

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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2016, 12:33:04 pm »
Here's a pic of the notch that the fancy notch cutter tool makes.   ;D




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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2016, 12:46:19 pm »
Thanks Scott!

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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2016, 03:40:12 pm »
fwiw I was able to get exactly that kind of cut with wire cutters and a hobby knife, it definitely helps corners lay flat.

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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2016, 05:49:21 pm »
I just use a plain old utility knife and cut the notches.  Do idea why anybody would spend the nutso money on a dedicated tool.

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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2016, 06:23:30 pm »
I agree, Slippy.   ;D

A utility knife and/or end cutters are the better way to go.



IMHO unless you work on an assembly line installing t-molding, the dedicated tool is overkill.


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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2016, 10:03:51 am »
Was able to get it done with Tin snips.

It came out pretty good, and I only lost a couple of layers of skin on my thumb

Thanks for the help everyone!

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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2016, 06:08:50 pm »
It came out pretty good, and I only lost a couple of layers of skin on my thumb

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Re: T-Moding Help
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2016, 09:18:53 pm »
It came out pretty good, and I only lost a couple of layers of skin on my thumb

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