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Forum topic by mer500 posted 06-22-2017 01:17 PM 653 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-22-2017 01:17 PM

Hello All. I got these plans for a light house and its calling for a compound angle on the sides. Is using a taper jig on my table saw the best route for this?

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#1 posted 06-22-2017 02:33 PM

if I understand what your saying …YES it is the only way …GOOD LUCK :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 06-22-2017 02:40 PM

Yes and I would suggest a mock up 1st. Minor adjustments learned in making it will make the final project less frustrating and the final result much better.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 06-22-2017 03:26 PM

Yeah I thought it was the ONLY way as well. The “plans” say to cut the boards, then add the angle. I see NO way of doing that and hold the widths unless I cut the boards oversize a little, but hell then Im cutting them twice.

Going to be a fun project. Going to stand about 4.5 feet.

Yes I will do the mock ups. Thanks for the replies guys

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