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lbjshaq2345
11-21-2008, 11:22 PM
...Must be nice.

On the right side of my box I have a 1/2" lip that I didn't notice until I already glued the side wall on. The inside dimensions are perfect, and everything else is perfectly lined up except this. Just wondering what the best solution would be. Someone suggested sanding it down, someone else suggested getting a 1/2" thick piece of MDF and cutting it to fit there.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3219/3048800585_8d04f4f3d4.jpg?v=0

NewAgeKing
11-21-2008, 11:23 PM
...Must be nice.

On the right side of my box I have a 1/2" lip that I didn't notice until I already glued the side wall on. The inside dimensions are perfect, and everything else is perfectly lined up except this. Just wondering what the best solution would be. Someone suggested sanding it down, someone else suggested getting a 1/2" thick piece of MDF and cutting it to fit there.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3219/3048800585_8d04f4f3d4.jpg?v=0

Cut it off or put carpet over it.

Rashaddd
11-21-2008, 11:23 PM
flush trim router bit.

slam
11-21-2008, 11:26 PM
flush trim router bit.

x2

lbjshaq2345
11-21-2008, 11:30 PM
Well I have a router, but no table yet so while that seems to be the best bet, not possible in the time frame I want to get this box done. The whole box is going to be covered in a thin layer of closed cell foam and some sweet poker table felt over that.

http://pokersupplieslimited.com/pokerstore/images/uploads/SSC_Platinum.jpg

Rashaddd
11-21-2008, 11:33 PM
You don't need a table :confused:

wasted ink
11-21-2008, 11:35 PM
Well I have a router, but no table yet so while that seems to be the best bet, not possible in the time frame I want to get this box done. The whole box is going to be covered in a thin layer of closed cell foam and some sweet poker table felt over that.

http://pokersupplieslimited.com/pokerstore/images/uploads/SSC_Platinum.jpg

flip the box upside down and use the flush trim bit. you wouldnt use a table for that. the ball bearing rides against the wall that you want that piece sticking out to be flush with

wasted ink
11-21-2008, 11:36 PM
You don't need a table :confused:

beat me to it.. fast like ninja

thur5d4yf4n
11-21-2008, 11:37 PM
get an electric belt sander! my favorite tool since i have to use a circular saw.

Rashaddd
11-21-2008, 11:37 PM
beat me to it.. fast like ninja

:D

seriously though, flush trim bits are like magic when it comes to inaccurate cuts...you could overshoot all of your outer cuts and just line up the inner dimensions right and then trim off the excess and have it look like it was perfect to begin with

lbjshaq2345
11-21-2008, 11:40 PM
Might try it then. Thanks guys, that'll be a lot easier than sanding the whole thing down.

ahillworks
11-22-2008, 12:40 AM
If you cant flush trim it you could always use a Jig Saw. Just my 2 cents. (Still wishing I had a router LOL )

Pioneer~Saturn
11-22-2008, 01:50 AM
flush trim router bit.

This will do the trick and be perfectly flush...nab a router and a flush trim bit and that'll take care of it

hatemonger
11-22-2008, 10:46 AM
This will do the trick and be perfectly flush...nab a router and a flush trim bit and that'll take care of it

x3. a flush trim bit works wonders. measuring twice and cutting once works well too.

lbjshaq2345
11-22-2008, 07:18 PM
My cuts were fine, but I originally got the wood cut at lowe's and trimmed it down to the sizes I needed. Those cuts weren't even close.

Supergumby5000
11-22-2008, 07:21 PM
jig saw and electric sander is what i use.

I really want to get a nice router tho :(

hatemonger
11-22-2008, 07:34 PM
My cuts were fine, but I originally got the wood cut at lowe's and trimmed it down to the sizes I needed. Those cuts weren't even close.

yeah. you have to do it yourself. i've seen the handy panels at home depot cut 1/2 inch off also.

hatemonger
11-22-2008, 07:38 PM
jig saw and electric sander is what i use.

I really want to get a nice router tho :(

i got a ryobi plunge router for 100$ at home depot. normally, i'd never recommend ryobi. at least if you use it alot, but i've had this router for over a year, and it still works nice. it was well used over that year, and treated poorly. in contrast. i burned out their 18 volt cordless drill in 2 months.....3 times. warranty covered it, but i got sick of leaving jobs to buy new tools. corded ryobi tools aren't too bad. cordless ryobi tools ****.

edzy
11-22-2008, 08:11 PM
Just rip it off with a skil saw and a straight edge.

IDSkoT
11-22-2008, 10:44 PM
If you cant flush trim it you could always use a Jig Saw. Just my 2 cents. (Still wishing I had a router LOL )

Router > Jig Saw in this particular situation. Jig saw would be good, and work, but a router will have a much nicer result... also, use a nice round over bit on the whole box, so the felt looks really nice when stretched over the surface.

IDSkoT
11-22-2008, 10:45 PM
i got a ryobi plunge router for 100$ at home depot. normally, i'd never recommend ryobi. at least if you use it alot, but i've had this router for over a year, and it still works nice. it was well used over that year, and treated poorly. in contrast. i burned out their 18 volt cordless drill in 2 months.....3 times. warranty covered it, but i got sick of leaving jobs to buy new tools. corded ryobi tools aren't too bad. cordless ryobi tools ****.

BJFish recommended this router...
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100485419

He said he has a few of them, and they work like a charm. I'm gunna pick one up as soon as I can. I'll definitely write a review for it, and see if I recommend it or not.

hatemonger
11-22-2008, 11:20 PM
BJFish recommended this router...
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100485419

He said he has a few of them, and they work like a charm. I'm gunna pick one up as soon as I can. I'll definitely write a review for it, and see if I recommend it or not.

that's the one i got. it was 99.99 when i got it though. that was in store also.

IDSkoT
11-22-2008, 11:32 PM
that's the one i got. it was 99.99 when i got it though. that was in store also.

Good thing about Home Depot, you can order it online, and pick it up in store.

I went to buy something at HD (I forget what), and it was like $10 bucks more. Bought it online VIA my phone, and picked it up right then. It was awesome.

ahillworks
11-23-2008, 02:36 PM
BJFish recommended this router...
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100485419

He said he has a few of them, and they work like a charm. I'm gunna pick one up as soon as I can. I'll definitely write a review for it, and see if I recommend it or not.

So getting one of these in TN when I see my dad. Tight on cash right now so since we are near x-mass perfect gift for me! =) Thanks for showing this one. Thats a good price!