When it comes to fabrication and construction, there are really only a few basic types of cuts: square, beveled, angled (mitered), or compound miter.
So you know all about the miter cut, picture frames and such. But what about the Compound miter cut, where does it go?
Just what is a compound miter cut and what will it do for you…two wonderful questions will take time to address right here, right now.
What Is A Compound Miter Cut
Any cut which allows the cut piece of material to run in multiple angles of axis from the piece it is fastened, or attached to. It’s a multiple angle cut combining the bevel and miter cut, most commonly found in roof framing construction and interior trim moldings.
The first video posted below will show you my simple trick to making quick, precise compound miter cuts on square metal tubing, time and time again using my Ellis metal cutting band-saw from Trick-Tools.com
If you plan to make complete sets of log furniture you will want to pay close attention right about now. This compound miter cut is used in most of the furniture you will find on this website…it’s a real game changer!
Watch and learn how to make this cut.
The next video posted below is “vintage”, but when it comes to learning more about the basics of compound miters, where you find them in use, and different ways to make them, it should prove helpful.
Now this last video is yet another “vintage” Youtube Live Event regarding miter cuts. You will find additional information here that may be helpful understanding basic miter cuts, joinery, wood and metalworking. It’s more information regarding miter and compound miter saws.
How-to Make the Perfect Miter Cut – Live with Mitchell Dillman
Now that you know how to make the perfect cut, learn How-to Mig Weld Log Furniture – A Complete Beginners Guide