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How to do pillow edge door and drawer fronts...12/9/15
I have posted two photos of the edge I am going for. I plan to do this with 3/4" MDF though. My thought is that I could achieve this by using the router bit which I also posted. Anyone have any recommendations, advice or suggestions?
I would look at a shaper cutter, maybe a raised panel cutter, to do this if I had more than a few to do. A router on edge like that will become tiresome really quick if it's more than a few fronts. I have a raised panel cutter profile that would do that from Byrd Tool, carbide insert so it would hold up to the MDF.
I should clarify that I don't have a cabinet shop or any real specialty tools like a shaper. The project is about 26 doors and drawer fronts. Will I quickly become frustrated and not get good results trying to do it with a router? It is just a one off project so I'm not about to invest in a shaper but would it be better and more economical to find one that I can use?
I have used this bit in the past. You can find it on amazon for around $20
Jay's cutter is a much better option. Much less clean up at the end with the hand sander as well.
That looks more like a quarter round to me. You'll probably have to use a router table rather than freehand. A shaper is still the better machine.
I learned from my job and your ohoto shows , you need choose the quarter router bits for the MDF panel .