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Imagine this: you have a piece of square stock wood: 4x4 say.
You want to cut it so that the square profile becomes an octagon.
So you tilt your table saw to 45o and move your fence across so that a single pass will cut off a triangular corner. You can then pass each side against the fence and voila! (Or possibly violin.)

The question is "how far should the fence be from the cutting edge of the blade?".

I did this this morning: I measured the stock, subtracted a bit under 4 cm, set my fence and cut a test piece.
It was spot on, each of the eight edges was the same length (with marginal variation because the stock wasn't exactly square but close enough) and I moved on.

Except I've been sitting here trying to work out the geometry, and just how I got my number from the original side length. And I have no idea how the heck I did it, because I didn't use geometry, I didn't use a calculator, and it's the first time I've done this. I just went "oh, it's 9.3cm, so I want 3.8cm edges, that's 6.5cm from the blade edge". And I was right.

But it's doing my head in trying to work out how I knew what the numbers were ... and why I was right first time ...
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