Cutting Precise Miters
Cutting precise miters is post about Joinery bookmarked by jimmie with ID 1138526391 was uploaded on 17-02-2019 and has been viewed 301,738 times.
I found Mac Campbell's article, 'Barred-Glass Doors' (Fine Woodworking #72) most informative, and I would like to offer a suggestion for cutting precise miters on small-scale stock to augment the methods presented in Campbell's article.
I use a miter template as a guide for a paring chisel.I make the template by rabbeting a solid hardwood block into an L-shape and then by cutting the required miter angles on its ends.The miter angles on the template must be accurate, and so you should trim them with a sharp plane and check the angle with a bevel gauge.
To use the template, clamp the workpiece and the template together at one end of your vise.Then, using the template as a guide, pare away thin slivers of waste with a sharp chisel...