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I make a lot of frames, and always struggle getting the sides the same length when mitering ...
On large frames I cut all 4 miters separately, then clamp the 4 pieces together to cut the other ends ....
What do you guys do ??

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I've only made a few frames and what I've done is put a temp face on my miter gauge and screw wood blocks onto it so I butt the stock against the blocks and reposition it for the other sides. They match up well that way.
 

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Yeh, I think I need to build an extended table for my chop saw.... Just completed a 48x48 frame, and it was a bear to handle....

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+1 for stops, and a clamp too. You think you can hold the work steady on a chop saw, but it moves, even if only a tiny bit, especially when mitering and the forces are not perpendicular to the work.

Same applies to a TS when mitering - the work tries to move...
 
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