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Accurate Bevels

The standard angle scale on my bandsaw is too small to
read accurately. I made a large, new scale on the back side
of my bandsaw and attached a pointer stick to the back
edge of the cast iron table. Now I can cut bevels and
miters to a tolerance of less than one degree.

This story originally appeared in American Woodworker April 1999, issue #72.

April 1999, issue #72

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