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Forum topic by pontic posted 07-16-2018 05:45 PM 532 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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pontic

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07-16-2018 05:45 PM

I have a Rocklear Miter sled. It goes to 50. I need 70 degrees. So I camped my old craftsman adjustable taper jig to the fence and got more angle extension. This seemed to work well as long as the pieces were not too short.
Any one Have better methods? This one is limited.

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#1 posted 07-16-2018 06:43 PM

Haven’t run into that yet. Good luck!

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#2 posted 07-16-2018 06:52 PM

What ever it takes to get the job done butI think the reciprocal cut of 70 degrees is 20 degrees.

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#3 posted 07-19-2018 03:55 PM

-- Illigitimii non carburundum sum

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#4 posted 07-19-2018 05:46 PM

Place the wood against a scrap piece of wood so the wood is 90° to the miter gage. Then set the miter gage to 20° and cut. This is more easily done on a RAS or miter saw, not a table saw.

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