45deg chamfer fence
I need to put some 1plus inch, 45deg chamfers on some (full) 1x3in strips. Seeing as how I donít have a large bit, I thought Iíd try to use a straight bit and an auxiliary 45deg fence and some light passes. I made a triangular fence that would face the table fence and allow the work to be pushed past the bit at a 45deg angle.
I took repeated light passes. It worked, but I canít help but feeling there is a safer, better, simpler way to accomplish this. Iíd appreciate comments and suggestions.
Iíve included some pics
1. Shot of the table fence, aux fence, and the chamfered strip (after it was cut)
2. This is my aux fence. I made if from some scraps I had. The multi layered pieces and the slot are the result of the scrap piece- nothing to do with the design.
3. Wide shot of the whole table setup. The aux fence is held to the table fence with a piece of corian and spring clamps.
4. End grain shot of the finished chamfers.