Weekend Project This Handy Sled Will Help Make Mitres And Bevels With Ease
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Panel Mitre Sled Photos by Ted Brown A mitre sled comes into play when you wish to mitre a panel, or plank, where the width dimension of the panel or board is small compared to its length.If you have a board that is to be the side of a mitred box, for example, it may be 18" long by 6" wide.
In this scenario, you cannot safely use the table saw fence as a reference to cut the mitre because the width of the board does not provide enough reference surface running against the fence to keep the board from skewing during the cut.
The mitre sled solves this issue and turns a challenging joint into a simple process.Start With the SurfaceI used 12 mm thick Baltic birch plywood for the panel of the jig and hard maple for the runner and the solid rear fence.
Cut the Baltic birch panel such that the grain of the outer veneers run with the longer length of the rectangular jig, to reduce warping of the jig over time.Using the bandsaw, rip off a maple str*p to be used as the runner or guide.
Mill the str*p to 3/4" wide by 3/8" thick...