miter joint


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miter joint

[′mīd·ər ‚jȯint]
(design engineering)
A joint, usually perpendicular, in which the mating ends are beveled.

miter joint

1. A joint between two members at an angle to each other; each member is cut at an angle equal to half the angle of the junction, usually at right angles to each other. See also: Joint
2. A joint between two members at an angle to each other; each member is cut at an angle equal to half the angle of the junction, usually at right angles to each other.

miter joint

miter joint with spline
miter joint
A joint between two members at an angle to each other; each member is cut at an angle equal to half the angle of the junction; usually the members are at right angles to each other.
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If there's a slight gap between the molding and the wall, don't press the trim tight to the wall and nail it; the miter joint might open up.
Or we could have followed the practices of old-time carpenters and simply avoided those miter joints in wide casing.
TIGHTEN THE MITER JOINT BOLTS after applying plenty of glue to both edges.
The splines reinforce the miter joint and are decorative too.
That's why woodworkers often use biscuits on miter joints even where extra strength isn't needed.
The top and bottom rails lock into the balusters with miter joints.
Separate base plates for multiple functions including easy indexing off miter joints and a large surface area for vertical joining applications.
Butt joints will look neater than miter joints over time.
The CMT-Enlock joining system is designed to build the strongest T joints, miter joints and widening joints using the patented E15 and E10 dovetail keys, the company says.
There are no curves or fussy miter joints, no special-order materials or specialty tools required.
5[degrees] clip ends, and the PU2-TL's router head can be tilted for plus or minus 45[degrees] Greg Crawford says that these machines allow him to produce consistently tight and accurate miter joints without the need for clamping devices, which has saved the company time on sanding and eliminated the possible need to outsource the company's doors and drawers.
Even the miter joints can be cut with a simple handsaw miter box.