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Great description of the beaded face frame process, but you did not describe the one detail I have the biggest question about.  How do you get rid of the bead from the miter at the mortise to the end of the stile?            


- Jim M.

North Royalton, OH

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When making a frame with mitered sticking, after the miter is cut the excess sticking around the mortise is removed up to the point of the miter. To remove the sticking I cut away the excess with a bandsaw and smooth the sawn surface with a wide chisel.

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