Dowelled Mitre Joint

Use stopped dowels if you want to strengthen the joint without any obvious form of reinforcement.

4 Planing the mitre

Use a shoulder plane to trim the mitre, clamping a backing board bevelled to 45 degrees behind the work, to help guide the sole of the plane.

Dowel Joints DegreeStopped Mitre Joint

side member rabbet member

4 Planing the mitre

Use a shoulder plane to trim the mitre, clamping a backing board bevelled to 45 degrees behind the work, to help guide the sole of the plane.

side member rabbet member

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