As all of us woodworkers know there are often many ways to achieve a specific goal. Miter joints, for example. They can be cut by hand, on a table saw, miter saw (electric-powered or hand-powered), with a miter bit in a router table … you get the drift.
With that said, all of us tend to zero in on our favorite way to do something. So here is my question: Box joints … how do you cut them?
I have my preference; in general I like to make my own jig and form them using my table saw. Friends of mine think I am working entirely too hard, as there are box jigs ready for purchase from many different companies … including some advertising on this page!
But still, my curiosity is high, so I am looking to you all to educate me once again.
Rob Johnstone, Woodworker’s Journal