Micro Miter Box

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Project by Troy posted 01-11-2010 05:39 AM 2963 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Need to be able to cut accurate miters on smaller moldings and strips and I didn’t have a decent solution, so I made one. Took me a few minutes to figure out how to make it accurate, but it finally occurred to me (see pic #2). Perspective provided by screw head.

Square up a block. Cut a wide (7/8” or so) groove with a dado blase on a table saw as deep as the blade on your preferred saw(s) (e.g. dozuki). Strike an accurate 45 degree angle across the block, one left, one right. put a guide tight on the line (I used 1/2” MDF) put the blade against it and lock it in with the other guide) Saw away. Flip it, lather, rinse, repeat etc…

-- Troy Bouffard || Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) ||

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#1 posted 01-11-2010 08:27 AM

great idea!

I have been dealing with the same problem I will make one of these.


-- Mike, Cantral Oregon

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#2 posted 01-11-2010 01:15 PM

could have used that when i cut the corner moldings for my pegboard…man i butched those poor things lol, ah well, good excuse for a do-over now :D

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#3 posted 01-13-2010 12:41 PM

Consider your idea “borrowed”

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