Wide Miters

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/ys6osg0fyp?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 This isn't just for Fitting Miters Either Fitting miters is tough for all of us. It is the high level of precision that makes it so difficult. But hand tools can allow us to…

  Use a Screwdriver to Close that Joint ...just leave the screw out of it. Every now and then I will cut a long miter, more commonly called a bevel, and it will close up…

  Odd Angle Wide Miters As a follow up the odd miter angles Apprentice Session I wanted to address how to go about making odd angle wide miters. Essentially the process is exactly the same…

In this session I review how I milled each case piece to exact size. My case pieces ended up at 3/4x8x12 for the sides and 24" long for the top and bottom. Then I cut…

  Welcome to our second project of semester 2.  This time we discuss a little history of the form and then get right into sizing parts and cutting joinery.  You will quickly find that small…

  Build a Better "Donkey's Ear" Shooting Board I have built several copies of the Donkey's Ear shooter and have never been quite happy with it.  I started thinking about how I would improve this…

  Boxes, bracket feet, and contemporary cabinetry all call for long miters and/or bevels. This is a task that can seem daunting but there aren't any secrets to making great wide miters that you didn't…