A shooting board for case miters
Build a shooting board that allows you to rough out case miters on the tablesaw and then plane them to perfection
Synopsis: Build a shooting board that allows you to rough out case miters on the tablesaw and then plane them to perfection. It starts with a solid, stable base. Add a runway that’s exactly 45° and a fence that’s exactly 90° to the runway, and you are on the way to achieving perfect case miters.
I ’ve always had trouble cutting long case miters accurately with a tablesaw. But I’ve had success roughing out square cuts and frame miters with the tablesaw and then refining them with a shooting board, so I thought the same process would work for case miters. After a few sleepless nights working out the details, I made this shooting board. I’m happy to say that it works perfectly.
This shooting board is easy to make, easy to store, and easy to adjust. I rough out case miters at the tablesaw and then plane…