|Forum topic by j_olsen||posted 06-06-2011 08:34 PM||1186 views||0 times favorited||7 replies|
06-06-2011 08:34 PM
I am trying to build an octagonal shaped bowl (????) that flares at 30 degrees and I am at a total loss as to how to cut the sides on the table saw
I put together a small dresser valet a while back that was 4 sided—it was pretty straight forward—saw blade at 45 and miter guage at 30 and bevel the top and bottom at 30—simple enough
I went about the octagon in the same manner—saw blade at 30 and this time miter guage at 22 1/2—what I ended up with was a pentagon that was off by 2 1/2 degrees
I know this can’t be as tough as I’m making it out to be—could someone please help get this mathmatically challenged woodworker a crash course with this???
-- Jeff - Bell Buckle, TN