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Old 09-12-2011, 02:57 AM
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Default Re: A new joint?

Originally Posted by rutager View Post

The HP-6 "V" grove sole and iron won't cut that large of a 45. The rabbet sole with blade and the 45 degree fence probably would with the center cleaned out first. The JMP would work great for the 45s as long as they're shorter than about 6 inches and you could probably set up a stop and use the Kerfmaker to get things exact.

Looks like a great project; I'm looking forward to seeing it progress.
The 45 degree cut only needs to be a few millimeters deep, Rutager. Then you can cut out the middle with a chisel, shoulder plane, or dado plane. I used Gillian's tiny shoulder plane from Lee-Valley that Fred gave her for Christmas:
I don't have as many Festools as Fred. Or Marcou's, or Brese's, or Lie-Nielsen's, or Lee Valley's, or Blue Spruce's, or Harold and Saxon's, or...
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