Mitre halvings

These are relatively weak as the gluing area is halved (140:8), and they are, therefore, confined to light frames where the strain is negligible or where the edges are moulded and must show a mitre. Sash-bar halvings (140:9) are part cross halvings and part mitre halvings. The square recesses are cut first and the mitres after, using a mitre template for final trimming.

All halvings are glued, some can be screwed for additional strength, as shrinkage is bound to occur across the width, with rupturing of the glue-lines if the sections are wide.

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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