One of the main reasons for owning a table saw is to make fast accurate cuts. But what if you want to go beyond plain rips and crosscuts? These table saw miter plans will help you construct a jig that will deliver perfect 45 degree cuts every time. This type of table saw miter jig is perfect for making accurate framing for pictures, doors or windows.
(1) 18-1/4" by 12-1/2" sheet of ½" Baltic Birch Plywood, for the base. Baltic Birch is stable and won't warp or bend.
(1) 1" by 1-3/8" by 3' length of Oak or Maple, for the fence. Using a hardwood will help the jig maintain its accuracy. Cut this piece in half using a 45-degree cut.
(2) ¾" by 3/8" by 17-1/2" strips of Oak or Maple, for the runners. Test fit the runners to make sure they fit securely, yet still allow for movement.
(10) #8 by 1 flat head Brass Wood Screws.
Adding the Fences
The miter saw is an essential piece of equipment that allows you to cut precise angles and bevels for advanced tasks. There will come a point in your hobby when you need a bevel saw, but it can be hard to determine which model will fit best in your workshop. Consider the options and the scale of your woodworking projects before choosing.
Circular saw blades come in many different styles to match different applications. The material you're cutting and the type of cut will determine the right circular saw blade for your job.
Using the right sandpaper is the key to a successful project. The right sandpaper can make a job faster and easier. Soft plastic and metal are vulnerable to permanent damage if the wrong sandpaper is used.