Readers ask: How To Use A Ryobi Router To Make Kitchen Cabinet Drawers?

Can a router be used to create cabinets in a kitchen?

To build the cabinet doors with your router you will need cabinet door router bits. You can find these in a variety of styles from decorative to raised panel to shaker. I love the simplicity of the shaker style door and that is what we built for our kitchen.

Is it cheaper to build your own cabinets?

Cabinets are not cheap, but there may be some options for both buying, and building, that can save you a little bit of time and money. If you have the skills to build a set of cabinets, then building them would save you money, because your labor will be valued at $0 per hour.

What type of plywood is used for cabinet doors?

A-grade plywood is ideal for furniture or cabinet doors. B-grade plywood also features a smooth, sanded surface, but may have more repaired defects up to 1-inch across.

How does a drawer lock router bit work?

The cleverly-designed Drawer Lock Bit produces both pieces of the drawer joint using a single bit. Drawer fronts are formed horizontally, flat on the table surface. Then, without adjusting the bit height, the drawer side is routed with the work piece standing vertically.

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