Book matched miter joint question
I'l try to explain this as best I can and hopefully my "drawing" will clear up any questions.....
So, I am building a set of end tables using QSWO, birdseye maple, and some curly maple. The curly maple legs will have a slight taper to them when finished. But, I would like the legs to have the face grain showing on both sides (front and L or R, depending on your view), so, I want to take the curly maple board, saw it down the middle (dashed lines in pic), bevel that cut (see pic), and then book match the 2 pieces at 90 degrees and fill in the back with a block of maple to make it appear to be solid, which, I guess it will be, but just not 1 solid board. ***The "A" and "B" denote the face side of the board in all views***
Now for the questions---
1---What would be the best way to accomplish this joint ? Biscuits ? Spline ? Glue only ?
2---How to clamp it.... Do the miter joint first ? Glue each side to the backing block separately ?
3---Is there a specialty clamp for a joint like this ?
Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated !!! Thanks !!!
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