Miter Saws projects
Retrofit a Miter Saw With a Laser
Install an accurate laser cutting guide on your miter saw in five minutes. It’s a cool add-on.
How to Use a Power Miter Saw
A power miter saw is an essential tool for almost any type of carpentry work. This article explains basic techniques for using the miter saw,…
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How to Cut a Wide Board With a Miter Saw
The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to cut boards that are wider than what your miter saw was designed for.
How to Cope Baseboard Trim with a Miter Saw
Coped joints for baseboard look great, but can be time-consuming. Instead of using a coping saw, learn to cope baseboard with a miter saw. It's…
How to Make Perfect Cuts With Circular and Miter Saws
Cut cleaner and safer with your miter saw and circular saw. Take the worry out of making tough cuts like plunge cuts and miter cuts on wide…
How to Set Up a Stop Block for Your Miter Saw
If you have several identical cuts to make, a stop block will make it go a lot quicker. The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen,…
Chicago Electric 69684 Mitersaw Review
Need a miter saw? Don’t want to spend a lot of money? Check out this Chicago Electric 69684 miter saw. It has a surprisingly good…
How to Use a Table Saw: Cross Cutting
Want perfect end cuts every time? We'll show you how to get them on your table saw. Follow these tips, tricks and techniques to make straight…
Build a Table Saw Sled
Build these simple table saw sleds and make perfectly square cross cuts and flawless 45-degree miter cuts in both small and wide boards. You…
How to Mark a Board
The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to properly mark a board before cutting it on a miter saw.