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Buying a Sliding Bevel

You can certainly make do with only one sliding bevel, but in some larger projects you may be laying out several different angles throughout, and it is beneficial to set a separate sliding bevel to each angle and not alter them for the duration of the project. When buying a sliding bevel, make sure […]

The Sliding Bevel Guide

The sliding bevel is a layout tool which is essential for accurate and precise woodwork. It is made up of two parts, the beam and the stock which can both move on an axis. These can be fixed using a wingnut to allow you to transfer an accurate angle marking. The stock can be […]

Using a Sliding Bevel

The sliding bevel is used to mark or check any angle. By sliding the beam from inside the stock you can adjust both components to set the desired angle needed. The lock mechanism holds both components in place and can be a variety of mechanism types. These include wing nut, lever cam, slide lock […]

Setting Up a Sliding Bevel

Setting Up Some sliding bevels have a rounded loop at the end of the beam. Where the straight edges join the rounded edge there is often a pointed edge, which can sometimes get in the way of marking out so Paul recommends filling this down slightly to avoid inaccuracy and misalignment when applying the […]

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[…] July 2018 Note: This angled cuts exercise will allow you to practice controlling the saw and the direction of cut. Equipment needed: Wood Pencil Dovetail Template or Sliding Bevel and Square Tenon Saw or Dovetail Saw To view a video showing the sawing technique, click here. Marking out using a dovetail template Use a […]

Angled Cuts

Note: This angled cuts exercise will allow you to practice controlling the saw and the direction of cut. Equipment needed: Wood Pencil Dovetail Template or Sliding Bevel and Square Tenon Saw or Dovetail Saw To view a video showing the sawing technique, click here. Marking out using a dovetail template Use a dovetail template […]

How to Make a Dovetail Template

[…] of your marks all the way round Square one of your marks all the way round Square the other mark across the Face Edge 2. Use the sliding bevel on a scrap of wood to get the dovetail angle, which is a ratio of 1:7 (to see how to do this, visit the ‘find […]

Get Started in Woodworking for under £100 ($121)

[…] you will need: Chisels– 1″ and 1/2″(Approximately £15 for 2) Chisel Hammer (£16) Combination Square (£10) Tenon or Dovetail saw (£20) Woodworkers Knife (£8) Combination Gauge (£10) Sliding bevel (£15) or you can use a protractor If you added a plane to this collection, you would be able to make a Chisel Tray and […]

How to Make a Dovetail

[…] dovetail. Follow this simple, step by step guide and you will master the joint in little time. The tools you will need to make this joint are: Sliding bevel (or a dovetail template) Square Knife Dovetail Saw Pencil Chisel 1″ (25mm) or smaller, you might find it easier to pare cut with a ½”(13mm) […]

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