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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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Align the miter center with one square centerline (A).
It's not easy to align and clamp miters, especially when they're lubricated with a coat of slippery glue.
Even though one of the miters will be a little longer than the other, it's easy to sand off the excess so the difference will be imperceptible.
Cut a 45-degree miter on one end of the trim board.
It depends on what you intend to do with your miter saw and how portable you need it to be.
Even on perfectly square corners, 45-degree angles won't always yield perfect miters.
If the miters have gaps, like the ones in the photo, adjust the miter saw slightly and recut the miters.
The key to accurate right-angle cuts is to square up the miter gauge to the saw blade.
That way, you'll be able to check fits and get crisp miters at each corner.
At the outside corners, again use miters and "test pieces" to get a tight fit.
How many times have you set your miter box exactly on 45 degrees and cut miters on a pair of moldings only to discover they don't fit?