Theres no secret or trick to cutting perfect miters They just take a careful setup and some fine tuning to get

Miter Joint Reinforced With Bow Tie

Here's nothing very complicated about a miter joint. Just two 45 angles that fit together to form a right angle. And making a miter joint is also pretty simple. You adjust your miter gauge to 45 and make a cut on the end of two pieces of wood. Sometimes, you might have to do a little tweaking to the miter gauge, the saw blade, or both. But all in all, it's not too difficult to get the two pieces to fit together in a nice, tight miter. When you're dealing with more than one miter however like in...

Shaping a bowed drawer front was pretty straightforward It was joining the front piece to the drawer sides that threw

Making Curved Drawer

K The dovetails are routed first top . Then a thick blank can be added bottom , and the front cut to shape. hough it may sound difficult, there isn't any trick to bowing a drawer front. Simply start with a thick blank, cut the curves on a band saw, and sand them smooth. It's that simple. However, the curved front has to be connected with two straight sides. And the traditional way to do this is with half-blind dovetails. So how do you go about cutting dovetails on a curved piece You don't For...