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.
13 SQUEEZE a bead of silicone adhesive caulk onto the edge of each miter joint
and then fasten the countertop sections together as before.
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.
Spline miter joints
. The "splines" are thin pieces of wood, glued into grooves cut across the miter joints
He cuts some to create seamless miter joints
, and presses others into molds to get specific profiles.
It's like a third hand for holding cabinet parts together for assembly, or for clamping miter joints
Here are a couple of tips about making these shelves: Always buy a few more feet of molding than you need (in case you have to re-cut your miter joints
) and, instead of trying to nail the miter joints
together (which is just about impossible to do by hand), use a fast-setting adhesive, such as Gorilla Glue's Super Glue.
We used a butt joint to join the three torsion boxes and miter joints
on the four corners on both faces and at the four corners on the ends.
The top and bottom rails lock into the balusters with miter joints
. Sebastian Davi of Monterey, California, designed the system.
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