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Forum topic by JTTHECLOCKMAN posted 09-05-2012 01:40 AM 745 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JTTHECLOCKMAN

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09-05-2012 01:40 AM

Not really staves but I am looking for a safe and true way of cutting pieces about 8 to 10” long on a tablesaw. I want to be able to use either 4 or 6 or 8 pieces to make a cylinder. So what I am looking to do is cut lengths of wood with both sides with the appropriate angles. Not sure what they call these but they would look like a stave but not a compound angle. Anyone have suggestions for a safe easy accurrate method??? Thanks

-- John T.


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Loren

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#1 posted 09-05-2012 01:43 AM

If they aren’t tapered ripping them is not less safe than ripping
90 degree edges on the table saw. I would just use a fence
and a push stick. You can use featherboards too.

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mikethetermite

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#2 posted 09-05-2012 02:55 AM

http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/resource/GluingTechniques/Stave/index.html

Try this to see if this is what you are looking for.

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#3 posted 09-05-2012 05:30 AM

I believe there are also router bits that will perform this function.
Found one version of it.
http://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/smarthtml/pages/bt_door.html#multisided_glue_anchor

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JTTHECLOCKMAN

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#4 posted 09-06-2012 11:07 PM

Thanks Mike. That works. Gives me the idea of what to do.

-- John T.

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#5 posted 09-07-2012 07:17 AM

Looks like your question is answered but you might find this interesting.
http://woodgears.ca/miter/index.html

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#6 posted 09-07-2012 07:58 AM

I try not to change the angle on my TS as it is old and difficult to get back to perpendicular so I use a router bit in my RT and get much better results.

I use one bit quite a lot it id 11.25 degrees (Eagle America #152-1105 = 11-1/4° x 1”) and I would have a hard time setting my TS to that accuracy … not that I am going to get that precise and angle on long stock but I don’t have to worry about compounding the error with a bad angle on my TS.

Eagle Angle bits a link to their angle sets

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