Repairing squirrel damaged cabinet doors
Tree dwelling vermin (a.k.a. squirrels) continue to cause damage from time to time at my parents Amogla camp. In this case, a squirrel had made its way into the bathroom vanity through the cottage floor. The cabinet doors were closed so the squirrel gnawed its way through from the inside. I didn't want to make a new set of doors!
So, much like I did for this drawer, I cut off the gnawed pieces and made a new section.
I carefully put the doors upright on the table saw to make the square cuts.
Here, I'm tracing the profile of the moulding onto the block.
I cut the moulding shape on the piece upright on the bandsaw. I clamped the workpiece to a larger piece to make sure it stayed vertical, especially because the insert near the blade on this bandsaw isn't that level.
I also figured, if another squirrel tried to gnaw it's way through there, it would be in for a nasty surprise!
All done. Another project in my dad's shop.
I posted this picture on the woodgears.ca facebook page and it got a lot of "likes", so I figured, might as well include the picture here.
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