Re: [MedievalSawdust] 'peaked roof' boxes
> I've got the formulas for figuring out the compound miters, but none of<br>I recall a Woodwright's episode where St. Roy was making a candlebox or somesuch. As I remember it he rough cut the miter, then clamped the pieces together and then kerfed down the joint for an exact fit.
> them come put evenly.....( simple even degrees.... )<br>
> Anyone know any tricks for making these that do not involve making <br>
> lots of firewood? ( as in lots of test cuts )<br>
Afraid I don't remember how he figured the rough angle, but hope this gives you a place to look.
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