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Webster Groves, MO
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Control Systems Engineer

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Plantation Shutters Part 10

by Tim Malyszko on 07-06-2008 at 10:46 PM
I then reassembled the shutters and did a dry fit just to make sure everything fit.

Here are the shutters in the closed position (no control bar or hinges... That's coming this weekend.):


Here are the shutters in the fully open position:



Here is a view from the outside:

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Plantation Shutters Part 9

by Tim Malyszko on 07-06-2008 at 10:46 PM
After doing a dry fit, I sanded the Louvers to clean them up. I found the easiest way to do this was to mount my Festool RS 2E 1/2 sheet orbital sander upside down in the bench vise and lightly sand each louver with 120 grit paper. Since they are made of Basswood, it doesn't take much to remove the imperfeactions. Using the sander right side up was too aggressive.



Before priming, I will

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Plantation Shutters Part 8

by Tim Malyszko on 07-06-2008 at 10:45 PM
Next, I cut the recess for the Louver bar in the top and middle rail using the following jig:



This one was super easy to make and basically utilizes a 1" guide bushing and a 3/4" straight bit to cut recesses 13/16" wide by 1" high by 9/16" deep.



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Plantation Shutters Part 7

by Tim Malyszko on 07-06-2008 at 10:44 PM
This weekend, I managed to make a lot of progress on the shutters. If I don't have too much homework next weekend, I will hopefully finish them up and prep them for Priming...

First, I drilled the holes for the lovours. They were spaced 2 1/8" a part, leaving about 1/8" overlap on each lovour. I first laid out the holes. I found it easiest to measure 1 stile and then copy the measurements to the others since they should all be the same.

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Plantation Shutters Part 6

by Tim Malyszko on 07-05-2008 at 9:00 AM
Domino Jointery Continued...


Here are the rails and stiles all dry fitted together:

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