How to Cut Bevels
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Beveling is cutting the complete edge or end of stock at any
angle less than 90-degrees to the surface of the stock. Cross
bevels are called cross miters when cut at 45-degrees.
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Bevels are cut on the ends of stock when fitting two pieces
together as in the corner of a deep picture frame. Edge bevels
are used extensively in cabinets and multi-sided objects.
Bevel joints (45-degrees) are made in veneer plywood to show
only the veneer on the outside surface, since a but joint
would show the edge of the stock. On long stock, end bevels
are generally made using the miter gauge, rip bevels using
the rip fence. On small pieces of stock either method may