Thin Good Looking Strong Micro Plywood Splines Part 1
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This is one of the most beautiful boxes that was built in our 9th-grade class.The student reinforced the hexagonal miters with four splits per joint.While designing a 9th-grade box project, one thing kept bugging me: How should we reinforce the miter joints at the corners of the boxes? After cutting the miters and gluing the box parts together, I knew that we would have to add some strength to the corners - otherwise they would fail at some point, because simple miters are not reliable.
So the question was, what kind of reinforcement? First I contemplated embedding a concealed dowel in the miter.But the risk of misaligned installation by an inexperienced student was just too big to take.
Then I thought about adding cut nails to the joint, which can look very cool, but I speculated that perhaps the nail could split the tapered long-grain corner of the miter.Cutting traditional table saw splines was not an option, either, because our program is geared toward hand tools, with the exception of a drill press.
Then I recalled seeing a miter reinforced with thin pieces of veneer, and decided that was worth investigation.My plan was to find a saw that...