Lambs Tongue Chamfer Detail

 

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I want to write a little about a detail I added to the corner posts on the front corners.

It mimics a detail I saw on a piece of seventeenth century furniture. I know it as a Lambs Tongue Chamfer.

I made these with nothing more than a handheld router fitted with a 45 degree chamfer bit.

I picked a place and marked the top line, ¬†an inch below that line I placed another mark, and another mark 1/2 ” below that one.

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