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Offline build2ski

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edge banding miters with conturo
« on: March 10, 2018, 03:44 PM »
 having trouble with edge banding 3/4 ply cut at 45 degrees. i set the conturo at 45 in the table but when set at 45 and adjusted for 3/4 edge band there is not enough from for the plywood to pass through between the table and the conturo.. what am in doing wrong here..

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Offline TOOLTOWN

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Re: edge banding miters with conturo
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2018, 07:49 PM »
It sounds like you are trying to use the same height of edgebanding for a 90 and 45 degree application.

Once cut on an angle, the height of the banding will need to increase to meet the new hypotenuse length. 

Is this the problem, or did I misinterpret what you are saying?

Ken

Offline tjbnwi

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Re: edge banding miters with conturo
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2018, 08:57 PM »
As Ken mentioned, you'll need at least 1-1/8" edge banding.

Some day I'll get the Conturo table. Hoping to find a used one....

Tom

Offline build2ski

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Re: edge banding miters with conturo
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2018, 12:39 PM »
both are correct... i was trying to use the 3/4 edge band on my 45 degree because i'm cutting the long point back 1/4 to 90 degree so i don't need the entire hypotenuse covered in edge band. plus i don't have 1 1/4 edge band.. the solution was to do the entire 1 1/4 edge band which is the smallest setting you can do 30mm for the 3/4 set on a 45 and then cut the square edge and the edge after. then edge band square section.... [eek]
anyway resolved thanks for input