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Picture Frames: Mitered Half-Lap Joints #2: Test Cuts with Pine Scraps

09-26-2016 02:31 AM by HappyHowie | 2 comments »

Before making the actual picture frame for my friend Bill, I decided to make the JIG and perform some tests cutting mitered half-lap joints. I had some pine 1 by 6 by 72 inches boards in my lumber racks. I jointed one edge flat and square to a surface. From that I ripped a width about 2 1/2 inches wide. There was enough tension in the board that it moved immediately. I decided to crosscut the six foot lengths into lengths that would give me a picture frame that would fit a 11 by 14 matted...

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