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Add Beading to Any Board

Posted by David Pickard on

Beadboard is generally available only in certain stock sizes. The sizes fit most any application, but when you have a custom woodworking project, sometimes the stock sizes just don't fit right. What can you do when you run into this problem? The solution is pretty simple actually. This simple technique let's you turn any board into an antique looking beadboard. All you need is a 3/16 X 3/16 router bit, a point-cutting router bit, or a dado blade on your table saw, and a 3/16" dowel strip. Typical beadboard beading is 3 inches from the center of one bead to...

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