Forums DIY and Mods Cants Reply To: Cants May 5, 2006 at 3:15 pm #588655 mtnrider 740 Posts @jack wrote: i couldnt figure out how to make cant plates in a mill. its easy to hold the part at one angle, but i couldnt figure out how to get it “canted” on two angles. any one have any ideas ❓ You need a sine plate. There are different types, some just kick it up at one angle. We have one that can throw up 2 angles though, here @ work. They require math to figure out the proper angles…yick. sine cosine tan 😆 here is a pic: If you’re any good @ CAD you can just create the compound angles that way and scrub the top with a ball mill. That way you can hold it straight in a regular vise.