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August 07, 12:02 PM [GMT -5]

What is the two inch overhang for?

August 06, 8:32 PM [GMT -5]

On some saws the motor is less then 1/2 " from surface.

September 10, 8:35 PM [GMT -5]

I agree with MikeFL, there are things missing in this article.

December 05, 6:28 PM [GMT -5]

I'm not sure I can keep up with the second guide instructions. It mentions 2 photos but can't find but one. At photo 1, it says to put in screws. Then it says it again. Is this more screws? Should they be a certain type or size? Or location? Do we glue this guide anywhere? It says to cut a 22in. square from the mdf, and this is from which of the 4 corners? Is a factory edge necessary on this? If so which side? Still looking for photo 2. It also says to put a stop under it with a screw "in each end".. Really, in each end? The drawing shows screws on the top side but not where(how far from the end). Some people may not realize mdf will break apart if a screw is too close to the edge. Or it may chip out if a pilot hole isn't drilled. Just sayin'... If I put a screw in the 3/8" hole of the stop, which type screw do I use? How can it be adjusted if the screws are still in it? Hmmm, photo 2 maybe you have the answers I seek. Really this looks like a very good tool in making perfect cross cuts. I just can't seem to get all the info in any kind of order.. Help?

May 17, 10:23 AM [GMT -5]

Make sure that your framing square is square! Many are not. To check it....

1. lay one side up against a straight edge and draw a line on the other side.
2. then flip the square over right to left of visa versa and see if the line matches up
witht he edge of the side.
3. It not, toss it out or correct it, yes you can correct it if it is not too far out of square.

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