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Offline Boris Beaulant

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Re: Easy Domino enhancement for miter joint
« Reply #30 on: August 14, 2018, 01:24 PM »
No problem for viewing the alignment mark. You just need to draw the mark inside.



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Offline ChuckM

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Re: Easy Domino enhancement for miter joint
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2018, 01:30 PM »

BTW. The shim does not have to be beveled at 45. One could use rectangular shim and set the fence at 45 instead of 90.

Good point. The shim would be easier to make in whatever thickness desired.

Offline Boris Beaulant

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Re: Easy Domino enhancement for miter joint
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2018, 01:52 PM »


BTW. The shim does not have to be beveled at 45. One could use rectangular shim and set the fence at 45 instead of 90.


Good and bad. In this case the handle wouldn't have the same position and the ruler couldn't be used at it's exact value.
But maybe it's not a problem.

Offline greg mann

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Re: Easy Domino enhancement for miter joint
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2018, 11:38 PM »
It must be me....

But someone please enlighten me why this is preferred to using the fence at a 45 angle and referencing from the "inside" of the mitre?
This works for me every time without any issues....

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Your method registers to the obtuse angle, or inside of the miter. The OP’s method registers to the acute angle, or outside of the miter. One may be preferable over the other based on differing circumstances.
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Oakland, Michigan

Offline TealaG

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Re: Easy Domino enhancement for miter joint
« Reply #34 on: August 21, 2018, 09:56 PM »
The explanation from the video on why this is preferred is because he said that you generally want the point to match and if it's not exactly matched on the inside of the joint, it may not matter as much.   Best I could understand, he was using an example of a 41" angle and how even then, his "truc" (device?) would make it work out well because the 45 deg angle was measuring from the flat edge.   

I'll tell you, the auto translate really butchered many of the words in French (if I can understand better than google, you know it butchered it).   Then, it took the bad transcription in French and translated that to English and it was really bad (maybe with the visual portion you could figure it out).   There are many videos in other languages that I'd like to watch and the translator will help lots, but it may also be quite entertaining to see how the computer translates.   I'm not giving up on my German and Japanese lessons!