Compound angles can add visual interest to many projects where standard square joints can’t. And cutting compound-angle joinery doesn’t have to be intimidating. In this article, Steve Brown shares his simple technique for cutting compound-angle butt joints and miters on the tablesaw. No math is required; all you need is a bevel gauge and the desired angle of the slope. Brown walks readers through setup, cutting, and assembly, and gets you ready to expand on the technique to cut compound dovetails.

From Fine Woodworking #158