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rayn

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1625 days ago

I am looking for a chart or formula for calculating the angles for tapered stave bowl construction. I have seen them where you put in the height,diameters,and number of staves,etc and it calculates the angles. Can anyone help me ?
Ray N

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#1 posted 1625 days ago

try this:

http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/intermediate/staves-and-segments/;jsessionid=AGOBBVQPEUVBKCQCEASCCZQ?page=2

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#2 posted 1625 days ago

And this: http://www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-tips/techniques/intermediate/staves-and-segments/

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#3 posted 1625 days ago

just google compound angles and there are several sites.

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#4 posted 1625 days ago

Googling works

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#5 posted 1624 days ago

I think i got it ….thanks to all

-- Ray,Iowa

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#6 posted 1624 days ago

How many staves?

Divide 360 by the number of staves and the answer is your angle in degrees.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 1624 days ago

Not quite, the miter will be half of that angle.

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