Miters on Tree Branches

Making rustic DIY decor? Learn how to cut tree branches easier with this tip.

Family Handyman

Ive made several rustic shelves supported by tree branches. But its almost impossibleand a bit on the dangerous sideto cut 45-degree miters on the branches on a miter saw. Instead, screw the branch to a board and use that against the fence when you cut the miters. The two cuts will be parallel with each other. If you prefer to cut miters on the table saw with the miter gauge, do it the same way. Just be sure you mark the screw locations on the board so you dont accidentally hit the screws while cutting. Travis Larson

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