Making slits for profile handles on kitchen doors

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Hoping someone can help. I bought two new kitchen cupboard doors and need to make straight slits in order to fit the original slim profile handles. Can any give me an idea how to do this and make straight slits please?
 

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I wonder how far off the width of a biscuit joint cutter that is?
edit: just view in close up and looks miles too wide
 
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Yes it should be fine, you'd need to rig a guide and get some practice of course! If you have a few doors to do, you could choose better quality than Silverline I guess.
John :)
 
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Could somthing like these be easier by running the router flat on the door?




Biscuit cutter was narrower than I thought


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An important question is, "How thick are your profile handles?"

No good running the wrong sized cutter to make a perfect slot that is too big or too small.
 
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Depends on what width your saw blade is compared to the slot width you require.
If they are suitable then I would suggest the following;

Set your saw blade to the height, (depth), you require for the slot. Clamp or screw a large board to your table width guage and set it at the correct distance from the saw blade. The large board will help prevent the door from tilting as you feed it through.
Practice with some scrap wood first, adjusting the stop until you know it is precisely where you need it to be.
 
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