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Forum topic by WhiskeyCreek posted 01-07-2016 01:12 AM 630 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-07-2016 01:12 AM

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Hey Guys
This is a hard question to put into writing. I am building a big floor standing mirror with cove molding on top. This is the first time I have built something like this and has been going well…until I went to cut my molding. I cut the molding at 31 degrees and than needed to miter them to wrap around the edges. Needles to say after I cut the 45 degree miter they did not come together at a 90 degree, as well as, the top and bottom became angled. How do I cut these angles to wrap my molding around the edge of the mirror with a 31 degree angle on the face.

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#1 posted 01-07-2016 01:35 AM

Usually I glue up wood so I can band saw the shape out and route the profile on the router table.

Here’s one way to do it.

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