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mitre

(US), miter
Christianity the liturgical headdress of a bishop or abbot, in most western churches consisting of a tall pointed cleft cap with two bands hanging down at the back

miter, mitre

The oblique surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made.

mitre

British variant of miter.
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In addition to standard straight dowels, right-angle plastic dowels are available for reinforcing miter joints.
Then hold the miter joint together, making sure the trim pieces arc; held parallel to the door or window jambs, and check the fit.
The Frommia 660 is a two-sided miter saw for solid wood edges, capable of sawing two miter joints in a single operating cycle.
1 WIDE WOOD CASINGS contract when humidity is low and open a gap on the inside of a miter joint.
1 MITER joints will be perfect because the saw was has built-in stops at 45 degrees for both left- and right-hand cuts.
5 CUT grooves across the miter joints to house the thin wood "splines.
Give them a final sanding, then screw the base pieces on, using yellow glue on the miter joints and other surfaces that meet.
A pair of notched "pinch blocks" puts clamp pressure right on the miter joint.