How to Use a Table Saw: Cross Cutting

An accurate miter gauge and fence and basic wood jigs are the key to perfect table saw cuts.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Cordless drill
  • Table saw

You'll need a 45-degree drafting triangle to set the miter gauge.

You'll need scrap lumber to test your set up and to use as fence extensions.