Mitering Tools

No. 845

No. 845 Metal Mitre Handle

Includes the handle assembly only for the family of Metal Mitre interchangeable die sets and handles used to make corner shapes in cap metal. This compound leverage handle generates the force necessary to punch notched shapes out of aluminum cap. Die sets fasten onto the cast iron die holder with two fasteners. This handle accepts the following interchangeable die sets: No. 846 (.135" thick punch - carpet / wall board cap), No. 848 (.090" thick punch - vinyl / carpet cap with at least 3/32" opening), No. 850 (.050" thick punch - vinyl / laminate cap with at least 1/16" opening). This handle also works as replacement handle for the die sets in a No. 870 Vinyl Notcher, though that die set is not sold separately. No die set is included with this handle. Net weight: 1 1/2 lbs.

No. 846

No. 846 Die Set

This interchangeable Metal Mitre die set only has an extra-thick .135" punch for mitering corner shapes in heavier cap metals, such as carpet cap or wall board cap. It can be used on any Metal Mitre handle (No. 845) to punch out the 90° notches necessary to form a corner. Adapts to the handles from the following combos: Nos. 847, 849, 851, 870. NOTE: this punch is too thick to enter the narrow channels of laminate and vinyl cap metals. For use on aluminum cap metal only. Replacement punch: Part No. 1846-A. Net weight: 8 oz.

No. 847

No. 847 Die Set w/Handle

This combo includes a handle and die set with extra-thick heavy-duty .135" punch for mitering heavier cap, such as carpet cap or wall board cap. Makes corner shapes fast from aluminum cap metals by punching out 90° notches necessary to form a corner. The compound leverage handle generates the large amount of force needed. NOTE: the punch for this combo is too thick to enter the narrow channels of laminate and vinyl cap metals. The handle from this combo accepts the following interchangeable die sets: Nos. 846, 848, and No. 850 (sold separately). Replacement punch: Part No. 1846-A. Net weight: 2.1 lbs.

No. 848

No. 848 Die Set

This interchangeable Metal Mitre die set only has a relieved .090" thick punch for mitering corner shapes in most vinyl and carpet cap metals with at least at 3/32" opening. It can be used on any Metal Mitre handle (No. 845) to punch out the 90° notches necessary to form a corner. Adapts to the handles from the following combos: Nos. 847, 849, 851, 870. For use on aluminum cap metal only. Replacement punch: Part No. 1848-A. Net weight: 8 oz.

No. 849

No. 849 Die Set w/Handle

This combo includes a handle and die set with relieved .090" punch for mitering most vinyl and carpet cap with at least a 3/32" opening. Makes corner shapes fast from aluminum cap metals by punching out 90° notches necessary to form a corner. The compound leverage handle generates the large amount of force needed. The handle from this combo accepts the following interchangeable die sets: Nos. 846, 848, and No. 850 (sold separately). Replacement punch: Part No. 1848-A. Net weight: 2.1 lbs.

No. 850

No. 850 Die Set

This interchangeable Metal Mitre die set only has a slender .050" thick punch for mitering corner shapes in most vinyl and laminate cap metals with at least at 1/16" opening. This slender punch can enter the narrower channels. It can be used on any Metal Mitre handle (No. 845) to punch out the 90° notches necessary to form a corner. Adapts to the handles from the following combos: Nos. 847, 849, 851, 870. For use on aluminum cap metal only. Replacement punch: Part No. 1850-A. Net weight: 8 oz.

No. 851

No. 851 Die Set w/Handle

This combo includes a handle and die set with thin .050" thick punch for mitering most vinyl and laminate cap with at least a 1/16" opening. The slender punch easily enters the narrow channels. Makes corner shapes fast from aluminum cap metals by punching out 90° notches necessary to form a corner. The compound leverage handle generates the large amount of force needed. The handle from this combo accepts the following interchangeable die sets: Nos. 846, 848, and No. 850 (sold separately). Replacement punch: Part No. 1850-A. Net weight: 2.1 lbs.

No. 870

No. 870 Die Set w/Handle

This specialty combo handle and die set has a .156" thick punch for use on vinyl T-moldings only. The punch quickly cuts out a relief notch from the insert of the T-molding with a 1/4" wide bottom and 45° side angles. After the relief notch is removed using this tool, the T-molding easily forms tight radius bends up to 90°, such as at the outside corners of a table top. The No. 870 is sold as a combo handle and die set only. The die set for the No. 870 is not sold separately. However, the handle from the No. 870 is interchangeable with the following die sets: Nos. 846, 848, 850 (sold separately). Replacement punch: Part No. 1870-A. Net weight: 2.1 lbs.

No. 176

No. 176 Carpet Layer's Mitre Box

This compact miter box includes straight and 45° angles needed by flooring installers, and really saves space in the tool box! The nickel-plated steel guides are highly accurate and case-hardened to resist wear even when used with a hacksaw. The wood base allows clean cuts through aluminum trim materials without dulling the hacksaw blade. Base includes synthetic rubber non-slip pad which helps the tool stay put in use and won't mark when placed on most surfaces. Net weight: 11 oz.

No. 368

No. 368 Deluxe Hacksaw Frame

This hacksaw has a sturdy steel frame with 3 ½" throat depth, high-impact plastic pistol grip handle, and comes with a 12" steel cutting blade. The frame accepts 10" or 12" hacksaw blades, and blades can be mounted in line with the frame or rotated to 90°, 180°, or 270° angles. Frame is plated to resist rust. Net weight: 1 ½ lbs.

No. 369

No. 369 12” Hacksaw Blades (2/card)

Includes two each 12" carbon steel hacksaw blades for use with the No. 368 Deluxe Hacksaw. The blades have 32 teeth per inch. They are good for mitering aluminum cap metal and other aluminum accessory trims using the No. 176 Miter Box, but can also be used to cut mild steel, cast iron, or copper. Net weight: 2 oz. / pack.

No. 855

No. 855 Wood Miter

The wood miter makes fast angle cuts in wood quarter round, eliminating the need for a chop saw. The stout 2 ½" long high carbon steel blade is strong enough and sharp enough to shear cut wood materials cleanly. The table includes a gauge for cutting straight, 22.5°, or 45° angles. The 22.5° angle gauge is used for making a "soft corner" shape, while the 45° angle is used to make square corners. The extra-long vinyl-coated handles provide adequate leverage for cutting. Blade is replaceable (No. 856). Net weight: 14 oz.

No. 856

No. 856 Wood Mitre Replacement Blade

Includes one each replacement blade for the Crain No. 855 Wood Mitre used to make angle cuts in wood quarter round. This stout, 2 ½" long blade is sharp enough and strong enough to shear cut wood materials cleanly. Made from high carbon steel for long life. Net weight: 1 oz.

No. 880

No. 880 Vinyl Mitre

The vinyl mitre makes clean, ultra-straight cuts in vinyl trims much faster than with a knife. Cut pieces come together perfectly to form more attractive corners. The tool includes a gauge for cutting the trim at a 45° angle to form a corner, or straight for butt cuts. The 2 3/8" long razor sharp blade is replaceable (No. 881). Net weight: 1 lb.

No. 881

No. 881 Replacement Blades (3)

Pack of three replacement blades for the No. 880 Vinyl Mitre used to make 45° cuts in vinyl trims for more attractive corners. These razor-sharp blades make clean, accurate cuts in the trim so that cut pieces come together perfectly. Comes in a plastic box that snaps closed for storage. Dimensions: length: 2.75", width: .75", thickness: .040". Pack weight: 1 oz.

No. 543

No. 543 Aviation Snips

These top quality compound leverage metal snips are great for making straight cuts in aluminum accessory trims or sheet metal when necessary. The alloy steel blades make up to 1 11/16" long cuts and provide the durability necessary for long-term performance. The handles include "soft-touch" grips which reduce twisting of the tool in the hand under forceful squeezing. Net weight: 1 lb.

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