Shop Jig With This Sled You Can Quickly And Easily Make Perfectly Fitting Miter Joints
Shop jig with this sled you can quickly and easily make perfectly fitting miter joints is post about Magazine bookmarked by joe with ID 13340720414 was uploaded on 03-03-2019 and has been viewed 11,202 times.
Miter Sled Illustrations by James Provost One of the most common joints a woodworker might cut when building a project is a miter joint, such as when two pieces of trim meet at a corner or when making a picture or mirror frame.
Cutting the two pieces so they meet perfectly is a simple matter of using a compound miter saw.However, using a compound saw requires you to set up the saw twice, once for each piece.If you are not exactly dead on with the angle setting, the two pieces will not meet at 90o.
On a single corner this may not be as noticeable, but when you are building a picture frame, by the time you get to the fourth corner, there will be little chance of the pieces closing properly.This jig employs the principle of complementary angles taught in junior high math class, and while not as exciting an addition to your shop as a nice new compound miter saw, we think it will become a favourite.
By cutting a perfect square to act as the fence on this jig, the principle of complementary angles assures that when one of the pieces is cut on one side of...