VIDEO: Cutting Keyhole Slots

VIDEO: Cutting Keyhole Slots

Keyhole slots are a great way to hang a picture or plaque on a wall. Keyhole slots are cut using a router and a keyhole bit. Learn how to set up your router and cut a keyhole slot.

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  • William

    Great idea!

  • Mark Fields

    Shouldn’t the slot be run vertically? It appears you ran the slot horizontally on your piece.

    • Joseph Spear

      If you run it vertically, you have to have it in exactly the point of balance of the hanging object, which is usually difficulty. By running the slot horizontally, you can slide the picture or whatever a little from side to side to find the balance point.