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 bo1958 07-27-2012 01:28 PM

Angle of cut

I need the angle I should be mitering for a decagon shape, 10 sided shape.

 bo1958 07-27-2012 01:38 PM

Angle of cut

What should the mitre saw angle be for a decagon (10 sided) frame be?

Depends. Are all sides equal? And are you just trying to miter, or compound miter? Are you trying to make some kind of flat picture frame or?

 oh'mike 07-27-2012 02:15 PM

Actual angle--36 * miter angle 18*

 bo1958 07-27-2012 02:17 PM

angle of mitre saw for decagon frame

All sides are the same. I'm making a decagon (10 sided) waterbed frame, and the side boards are 1"x 9"x 29". The boards will be on edge, so I need the angle to set my mitre saw at. Thanks.

 oh'mike 07-27-2012 02:30 PM

360 degrees in a circle--divide by the number of corners--then half of that for the miter angle--

 pls8xx 07-27-2012 02:45 PM

For shapes in a simple plane ...

180 degrees divided by the number of sides

examples

180 / 4 sides = 45 degrees
180 / 6 sides = 30 degrees
180 / 10 sides = 18 degrees

 ddawg16 07-27-2012 02:53 PM