cutting dual chamfers on miter saw

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Forum topic by rjherald posted 09-03-2017 09:14 PM 910 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-03-2017 09:14 PM

attached is a picture of a bench i want to build but i cant figure out how to cut the chamfers on the ends of the bottom 2×4s on a miter saw. any ideas? thanks for the help


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#1 posted 09-04-2017 12:39 AM

Cut the first at the steeper angle, then move in and cut the second at the shallower angle. Mirror the other side.

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#2 posted 09-04-2017 01:12 AM

thanks gilley23. good thing i have a bunch of scrap 2×4 to practice. will try it tomorrow

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#3 posted 09-04-2017 01:34 AM

You’ll find using a length stop very useful
in getting the second pair of angle cuts
to match.

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