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07-25-2016 04:52 PM

Surprisingly I’ve never come across this challenge before and find it to be interesting. Wondering if anyone’s thought this through before.

Because of the length of the beveled end the middle board needs to be thicker. I did not pay attention in geometry class, unfortunately. I’m sure the required thickness can be calculated, but I measured it as approximately 1 1/16 inch to align with the 3/4 inch end pieces.

This isn’t a common angle configuration for me, so it just caught me off guard.


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#1 posted 07-25-2016 04:58 PM

Build a handrail on stairs for a deck and you end up with a similar issue.

Any reason you can’t do a 22-1/2 degree angle on both pieces instead of 45 & 90?

BTW, the math comes out to 1.060660171779821 . . . . . . inches. Or … just under 1-1/16 (1.0625)

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#2 posted 07-25-2016 05:07 PM

It looks like the two 45 beveled pieces are thicker than the 90 piece. This complicates things. You can use some kind of a CAD program to draw out the layout and get the angles from that. Each of the two parts will have a different angle because of the different thicknesses.

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#3 posted 07-25-2016 05:10 PM

“Any reason you can’t do a 22-1/2 degree angle on both pieces instead of 45 & 90?”

Do you mean other than me being a moron? None that I can think of.

Wow, that was embarrassing. Thank you.

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#4 posted 07-25-2016 07:04 PM

Just cut the “nose” off the angled pieces to make it flush.

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#5 posted 07-25-2016 07:55 PM

“Do you mean other than me being a moron? None that I can think of.”

This has to be one of the best responses I’ve seen here! It is great to know I am not alone, that has been my realization far too many times when faced with a ‘problem’ in woodworking that is easily resolved by someone that knows what they are doing :-)

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#6 posted 07-25-2016 08:23 PM

Nobody’s ever accused me of being a thinker. I’m more of a doer. After a variable number of attempts I usually get there. This particular situation was especially embarrassing though. ;)

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#7 posted 07-25-2016 08:36 PM

Biscuits

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#8 posted 07-25-2016 08:47 PM



“Do you mean other than me being a moron? None that I can think of.”

This has to be one of the best responses I ve seen here! It is great to know I am not alone, that has been my realization far too many times when faced with a problem in woodworking that is easily resolved by someone that knows what they are doing :-)

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What , you mean you don’t know everything about woodworking ? I do , just ask me and I will tell you so. :) Right and the Moon is made of Cheese too.
That is why this site is so great , somebody here has had the same Problem before and is not to Proud to tell you about it and how to Fix it.

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#9 posted 07-25-2016 08:59 PM

The great atmosphere here is why I love LJs!

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#10 posted 07-25-2016 09:48 PM

This

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#11 posted 07-26-2016 12:08 AM

Looks like Mark accidentally made a “selfie” !


This

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#12 posted 07-26-2016 09:13 AM

An “accidental selfie” never catches one smiling. I saw it. Aside from that, was it helpful?

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#13 posted 07-26-2016 04:34 PM

Yes Mark, that is an interesting approach. I ended up doing 22’s.

Now I’m trying to figure out how to do the drawer construction, which will have V shaped fronts. This is for a lazy susan.

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#14 posted 07-26-2016 04:51 PM

That’s looking good, Todd, interesting take on a lazy susan. Never seen one like it.

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#15 posted 07-26-2016 04:52 PM

I can’t take credit for it. I found images and liked the idea because of my space constraints. Apparently the V drawer is called a corner dovetail. I need to look into that because I don’t know how to do that.

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