mitre box

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mitre box

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(Building) an open-ended box with sides having narrow slots to guide a saw in cutting mitre joints
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Noun1.mitre box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter jointsmitre box - hand tool for guiding handsaws in making crosscuts or miter joints
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
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Use mitre blocks or templates so that they form a neat join.
The coving should be placed upside down on the mitre block with the ceiling edge flat against the base.
Where coving pieces meet in a corner, the ends will need to be cut to a specific angle; use mitre blocks or templates so that they form a neat join.