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by os2fan2
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Stella Forum
Topic: Mitre Angle
Replies: 4
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I read "mitre" and "bevel" somewhat differently. Roughly, "mitre" is set to half the required angle at the corner, so to get an octagon, (angle 135°), one might mitre the boards at 67° 30'. "Bevel" is a finishing to the finished product. So a 45-degree bevel applied to a square board might turn it t...
by os2fan2
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:19 am
Forum: Stella Forum
Topic: Mitre Angle
Replies: 4
Views: 21206

Hi see, Wiktionary at miter This gives mitre as a cut, usually 45 degrees, designed to fit tightly into another cut. One might use a "mitre box" (typically a pair of parallel boards, with precut grooves for 45, 90 degrees, to achieve this end. see Wiktionary at bevel A bevel is a non-90 degree finis...