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Miter/Mitre Box

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Project by heldercruz100 posted 02-23-2017 09:42 PM 330 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As a rookie on woodworking cuting straight isnt one of my strong points, so the miter/mitre box was created!!! I made it from spares, its just two bigger pieces one on each side that I glued and screwed to the bottom, later I aded a piece of acrylic to make it more stable (I ended up changing the place of the acrilic, it was over the cuts). This box is primarly for smaller pieces of wood and making the perfect cuts on the corners of picture frames but it also works with steel pieces.
Theres the build video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcmX9Wwa7HQ

-- Helder Cruz





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 02-24-2017 11:49 AM

Good Job, Helder. I find most mitre boxes too confining, that’s why I prefer a mitre block.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#2 posted 02-24-2017 03:43 PM



Good Job, Helder. I find most mitre boxes too confining, that s why I prefer a mitre block.

- Ron Aylor

Works fine with small pieces, but I probably gonna have to end up make a mitre block too..

-- Helder Cruz

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