mitre box


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mitre box

n
(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 a mitre box and a handsaw to cut the end of each piece to a 45-degree angle.
A: Unless you want to invest in an electric mitre saw, I suggest getting a plastic mitre box, as these are much easier to use.
The tools of the trade for this job are pretty simple - a pencil, tape measure, some sandpaper, filling knife, spirit level, some wood filler, mitre box and tenon saw and some instant-grip adhesive.