|Project by ilyac||posted 08-30-2015 08:19 PM||1481 views||6 times favorited||1 comment|
I wish I could take any credit for this design, but that’s just not the case. This is a straight copy of the Drunken Woodworker (now Make Something) host David Picciuto’s design for a frame 45° miter sled. You can see the details of the design in the links below, as well as plans on how to make your own.
The short version is that this jig makes a very accurate 45° cut on the frame sides, and has a stop block riding on a ruler which measures the final interior miter measurement of the frame, not the outside so I can avoid doing math to make sure the picture fits.
I used plywood, for the base, a cheap ruler I found in home depot, and the Micro Jig ZeroPlay Guide Bar System and it all went together very nicely. I have not gotten a toggle clamp yet, but just with the pressure of the stop block against the ruler it does not move much. The last picture is from a frame I built, which will be it’s own project, but all the miters came out very nicely.