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Tips on cutting a splined-miter joint in plywood.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Nov-Dec 1989 (v.5#6) pg. 6

Sliding jig for a router table makes it easy to cut the grooves for decorative splined miters, both straight and dovetailed.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #18 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 56

Unusual woodworking joints. (1) Sunrise dovetail. (2) Radial dovetail (cutting instructions included). (3) Tail within a tail dovetail. (4) Double dovetail half-lap. (5) Angled-shoulder mortise and tenon. (6) Fox-wedged mortise and tenon. (7) Three-way mitered showcase joint. (8) Three-way mortise and tenon. (9) Double-bridle miter. (10) Dovetail-spline miter. (11) Dovetailed slip-tenoned miter.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #21 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 27

Mitering and splining jig for making spline miter joints. The same jig is used to cut miters on the table saw, cut splines on the table saw, and route grooves on the router table.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #49 Dec 1995 pg. 112

Simple jig and technique for routing grooves for spline miters.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #51 Apr 1996 pg. 12

Tablesaw sled (jig) is used to cut the spline slot in a spline miter joint.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Winter 2002 (v.25#3) pg. 14

Tilting tabletop mirror features splined miters in the frame. Includes instructions for building a table saw jig to cut grooves for corner splines.
FINE WOODWORKING #98 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 80

V-block jig makes it easy to cut the grooves required when feathers (triangular splines) are used to reinforce a miter joint. Used in conjunction with a table saw.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 57

How to build a miter slotting jig. Use with a router to cut accurate splined miter joints in stock up to 5" wide.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1996 (v.173#6) pg. 88

Simple jig for making splined miter joints using a router.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #103 Jul 1998 (v.18#3) pg. 16

Splined miters. Techniques for using a router and slot cutter bit on both long and short pieces, and for cutting splines.
SHOPNOTES #27 May 1996 (v.5) pg. 8

Three techniques for strengthening miter joints. (1) Wood plug. (2) Open spline. (3) Biscuit. Also notes mechanical fasteners that can be used.
SHOPNOTES #36 Nov 1997 (v.6) pg. 26

Dovetail keys. How to cut and install dovetail-shaped keys across the corner to help strengthen a miter joint. Includes a jig for routing the dovetail slots across the miter joint using a router table.
SHOPNOTES #37 Jan 1998 (v.7) pg. 12

Cutting and using spline corner joints (spline miter joints) when fabricating loudspeaker enclosures.
SPEAKER BUILDER 6/1994 [Aug 1994] (v.15#6) pg. 42

Five ways to get the most out of your router table. (1) Using templates. (2) Routing biscuit slots. (3) Making large-diameter dowels. (4) Cutting spline miter slots. (5) Jointing on a router.
WOOD MAGAZINE #138 Dec 2001 (v.18#9) pg. 50

Realign your splines. A slight tilt of a saw blade gives corner splines a whole new look.
WOOD MAGAZINE #145 Nov 2002 (v.19#7) pg. 20

Procedure for using a table saw to cut a spline slot in the face of a miter joint.
WOODSMITH #70 Aug 1990 pg. 16

Fabricating the splined miter joint. Ideal for concealing the ends of plywood when building a box.
WOODSMITH #73 Feb 1991 pg. 12

Jig to protect the fragile edge of a miter when cutting the slot for a spline using a table saw and rip fence.
WOODSMITH #73 Feb 1991 pg. 19

Jig for cutting a spline mortise on the ends of mitered pieces using a router table.
WOODSMITH #81 Jun 1992 pg. 17

Reinforcing compound miter joints using either through splines or cross splines.
WOODSMITH #87 Jun 1993 (v.15) pg. 20

Adding a biscuit or a spline to strengthen a miter joint.
WOODSMITH #91 Feb 1994 (v.16) pg. 16

Spline groove jig is used on a router table to cut a slot for a spline in the face of a miter joint. Ideal when using miter joints to join the sides of drawers.
WOODSMITH #93 Jun 1994 (v.16) pg. 30

Jig for clamping two edge-glued boards which meet at 45-degrees in a splined joint.
WOODSMITH #100 Aug 1995 (v.17) pg. 4

How to cut grooves for splined miters.
WOODSMITH #114 Dec 1997 (v.19) pg. 23

Jig for use with a biscuit joiner to cut slots in the mitered ends of picture frame sides.
WOODSMITH #117 Jun 1998 (v.20) pg. 5

Decorative splined miters. Includes a jig for cutting the slots across the miter joint using either a table saw or router table.
WOODSMITH #118 Aug 1998 (v.20) pg. 30

Jig for routing cross-joint spline slots in the mitered corner of a picture frame after the frame is assembled.
WOODSMITH #123 Jun 1999 (v.21) pg. 34

Adjustable jig for safely cutting the slot for a splined miter using a table saw. Also includes advice on cutting the splines to fit in miter joints.
WOODSMITH #126 Dec 1999 (v.21) pg. 14

Jig for cutting the slots for keyed miters (tongued miters) on a table saw.
WOODWORKER Jun 1990 (v.94#6) pg. 607

Make keyed miter joints on a large carcase using this router jig.
WOODWORKER Feb 1991 (v.95#2) pg. 200

Modified biscuit joint is used to reinforce the mitered corners of a furniture-door frame.
WOODWORKER May 1991 (v.95#5) pg. 498

Versatile jig for a table saw is used to cut tenon cheeks, half-lap, bridle, and splined miter joints.
WOODWORKER Jan 1992 (v.96#1) pg. 80

Keyed miter joint. Table saw jig for cutting the slot in a mitered frame to accept the spline.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 49

Jig for cutting key spline grooves across the corner of a 90-degree mitered joint using a table saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1988 (v.12#4) pg. 32