Start with the frame
1 From 3/4" stock, rip to 2-1/4" enough material for parts A and B. Don?t cut them to length yet.
2 Set up your router table as shown in the Machining the Frame drawings at left, and make Cuts 1 and 2.
3 Measure the exact thickness of your main panel (C), and make Cuts 3 and 4 on your tablesaw.
4 Cut the rails and stiles to length. Make them about 1/2" oversize first, then miter-cut to finished length. For repetitive cuts, use a stop on your fence, as shown below.
You'll get more accurate results on repetitive miter cuts if you cut a matching miter on your stop.
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