Live Edge Cherry Coffee Table from the Beginning #4: Thinking through the Full Blind Miter Jig

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Blog entry by CharlesA posted 07-27-2014 11:11 PM 3063 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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For the waterfall leg, I’m using Full Blind Multiple Splined joinery as described by Tage Frid.

I discovered this method by asking a question in a forum post here on LJ. Thanks to Woodendeavor and Randy-ATX for directing me this way. I purchased three of his books. This description is found on pp. 102ff of Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking, Book 1: Joinery

The joint looks like this:

The two biggest keys will be to cut the slab correctly and building the jig so the miters line up correctly.

I don’t know if you can read these well, but here are the directions for building the jig (in this case for the half-blind joints, but the jig is the same.

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#1 posted 09-20-2014 01:25 AM

I am going to order that book for my wife… lol


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