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  1. 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 , along with tips and tricks for getting the best results.

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  1. How to Cope Baseboard Trim with a Miter Saw

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    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 faster and works great for common baseboard profiles.

  2. How to Build a Miter Saw Table

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    Miter saw stands are an essential, but expensive accessory for carpenters. Instead of buying one, save money and get a more versatile work table by building your own. Use these photos and free plan as a guide.

  3. How to Make Perfect Cuts With Circular and Miter Saws

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    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 boards, short boards and even tiny boards.

  4. Retrofit a Miter Saw With a Laser

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    Install an accurate laser cutting guide on your miter saw in five minutes. It’s a cool add-on.

  5. Chicago Electric 69684 Mitersaw Review

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    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 features-to-dollars ratio.

  6. How to Install Window Trim

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    Most trim carpenters don't even use a tape to trim windows. It's all done by eye, with a sharp pencil, a miter saw and an 18-gauge nailer. Here's how they do it.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. How To: Use a Miter Box

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    FromBobVila.com

    A miter box is a wonderfully simple, affordable tool that allows any DIYer to make accurate crosscuts in wood. Since ...

  2. Miter Blocks - Cutting Straight Without A Miter Saw

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured

    In this instructable I will show you how to cut straight without a miter box . This is useful when cutting a wide piece of wood, especially without access to a table saw. Cut Blocks In this step make "rough" version of the blocks: Take two square cubes. Saw them in half. Prepare Block... By: vreinkymov Continue Reading »

  3. Bob Vila Radio: Basic Saw Cuts - Bob's Blogs

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    FromBobVila.com

    To install new woodwork, or put in crown molding or baseboards, you’ll need to master four kinds of cuts on a miter saw , or use a miter box .

  4. A Miter Box for a Circular Saw

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    FromInstructables: exploring - workshop - featured

    I need to replace some baseboard trim in my son's house a day's drive from my workshop. I do not have a miter box , but I do have a pretty good circular saw.  The photo shows the miter box I made for my circular saw. In the photo I am testing it with some 1 x 2 furring strip. In use the saw slides ...

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  1. How to Build a Miter Saw Table

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    The Family Handyman carpentry expert, Mark Petersen, will show you how to get more efficient use out of your miter saw by building your own miter saw table.

  2. Wood Sawing Tips

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    Bob Schmidt shows you when using a table saw, mitre saw or a power saw, the blade rotation pretty much dictates the best way to run your material through.

  3. Selecting a Blade For a Sliding Miter Saw

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    George Vondriska shows you how to select a blade for a sliding miter saw .

  4. How to Cut a Wide Board With a Miter Saw

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    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.

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Blog Posts

  1. Milwaukee Miter Saw 6950-20

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    Milwaukee 6950-20, 12-inch Dual Bevel Miter Saw ~ By Joshua Bordenca After reviewing DeWalt’s DW716 miter saw , it was only fair to review a comparable model by a very comparable company. Milwaukee... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  2. DEWALT DW716 Miter Saw Review

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    FromA Concord Carpenter

    DEWALT DW716 15 Amp 12-Inch Double-Bevel Compound Miter Saw The folks at DeWalt recently sent us their DeWalt DW716 Miter Saw to review. With so many miter saws out there today it’s tough to find... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

  3. Ryobi Miter Saw Stand A18MS01

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  4. Bosch GTA 3800 Miter Saw Stand

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  5. Bosch 8-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw CM8S

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