Mitre

November 6th, 2017

A mitre is a carpentry and joinery tool of two pieces forming an angle, normally at right angles, but can also be curved. It is also a joint formed with two pieces of wood by cutting bevels of equal angles at the ends of each piece.  The tool allows for accuracy of marking of angles to be cut in a material during manufacture or production.

 

Last Modified / Updated on: March 17, 2017 at 4:32 pm

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