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Old 02-25-2019, 03:12 PM   #1
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Wide Bevel For A Custom Picture Frame

I'm tasked with making several large(5'x3') picture frames for an office.

The frames are simple, but with a deep bevel cut. Basically, I need to take a piece of 1x6 stock and make a bevel that goes from nothing at the center of the face and cuts nearly halfway into the edge(~3/8 into the 3/4 edge). Sorry, I don't have a picture. Apologies if that's annoying to visualize.

I made these once before and did it by standing the 1x up against the fence on my table saw with a slight bevel on the blade. It worked, but you had to be really really careful not to wiggle the board at all while making the cut, and I wasn't very satisfied with the way it went. I had to do more sanding than I wanted to because even the slightest movement in the board translated into lots of work to get the miter to look tight.

Trying to come up with a better way to make these guys for round number 2. Basically I want to do this, but a wider bevel.

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Old 02-25-2019, 04:59 PM   #2
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Re: Wide Bevel For A Custom Picture Frame

Most of that goes away if you have a sled for the ts that you clamp the board to.


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Re: Wide Bevel For A Custom Picture Frame

How about a glue up of two parts, prior to cutting and assembling the frames? Just a thought.
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You could always buy a shaper and the right bit...
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Re: Wide Bevel For A Custom Picture Frame

When you ran it through tablesaw did you have feather boards .Probable need a tall auxiliary fense also. Last time I just did it on the jointer . Put some pencil marks in place and worked to it .Surprisely easy and accurate . Though having to match 4 boards would require some fiddling I would think .

What about a sled that would keep one edge up higher and run it through the planer .
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