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Super-strong mitered half-laps

Loads of glue surface area make a half-lap one of the most durable miter joints you can make. Thanks to a couple of easy router-table jigs, you'll be cranking out mitered half-laps quickly and accurately.

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Comments (3)
johnjohnthe11 wrote:

I make picture frames from scratch. I have not made a lap joint. But I use a miter trimmer that belonged to my great grandfather using positive stops. I have never had any problems with the miter joints fitting perfectly. I will be trying to use a lap joint in the future. Thanks for the info.

3/26/2015 01:42:31 PM Report Abuse
71166 wrote:

You forgot to include the mitering part!

3/26/2015 01:30:22 PM Report Abuse
Tagwatts1 wrote:

I am subscribed to your site by email. I appreciate items such as this one greatly. I also would subscribe to your magazine, but have already subscribed to others for the rest of this year. At the end my subscriptions, I will update to wood. Thanks for these great tips.

3/26/2015 12:31:32 PM Report Abuse

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