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 DangerMouse 01-27-2010 01:39 PM

Need some quick help with coffin angles.

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I have a friend that's building a small coffin and he can't figure out the right angles to set his saw to to achieve these cuts. (A, B and C)

any help?
thanks!

DM

 warnerww 01-27-2010 03:09 PM

Geometry sucks. Do you have the dimensions of all five sides. If you do then it is pretty easy ( I think).

 jlhaslip 01-27-2010 03:13 PM

supply some dimensions and I can draft the outline which will provide the angles.

 Willie T 01-27-2010 03:16 PM

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Here's a typical layout.

1 & #2 = 49 degrees each
#3 = 80 degrees
#4 = 76 degrees
#5 & #6 = 53 degrees each

(Subtract from 90 to get the opposite angles for saw settings...... or JLHASLIP will soon have them shown here for you.)

 DangerMouse 01-27-2010 03:23 PM

Thanks Willie, that's exactly what I needed. Po)
and Thanks to everyone else too!

DM

 jlhaslip 01-27-2010 03:40 PM

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check this out

Bisect the angles and those would be the cuts.
Lengths would be the outside corners.

 warnerww 01-27-2010 03:40 PM

Great drawing. Now I do not have to do geometry. Thanks:thumbup:

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