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Blog entry by mdj posted 01-26-2011 05:57 PM 3161 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have tried to search the site for previous postings, perhaps I’m not experienced enough for that task, but anyway, I’m trying to find a jig for gluing up compound miter joints. Building an open top box with about 3 in sides that has a 15 deg flare. in lieu of cutting blocks for the corners, has anyone come up with a jig for this situation. any links appreciated



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#1 posted 01-26-2011 07:04 PM

I just watched an episode of Rough Cut last night where they were gluing up compund miter joints. They used a piece of plywood and attacked 2 small blocks with, in your case, a 15 degree cut on them. The put the piece of plywood with the block attached to it on either side of the serving tray they were building. The blocks act as a clamping point.

You might be able to see it in Tommy Macdonalds website … google it and Rough Cut… the episode was about a serving tray.

I think Tommy Mac might be a member here.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

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#2 posted 01-26-2011 07:06 PM

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#3 posted 01-27-2011 03:35 AM

I need more information. I have some simple tricks, but they are dependant of the size of the project.
What are the dimensions of your project?

-- The wood is good.

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