How To Use A Miter Saw Woodworking Basics
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MITER SAW BASICS A miter saw, sometimes called a chop saw, is often the first semi-stationary tool new woodworkers purchase.With a miter saw you can make repeated cuts, all the same length, as well as cut accurate miters, or angles.
WHAT IS A MITER SAW? Unlike a table saw or band saw, when using a miter saw, your board remains stationary while the blade moves through it.This means the length of your cut is limited to the diameter of the blade.
For this reason, a miter saw is primarily used for crosscutting: cutting a board to length, across its grain.Although a table saw can also make these cuts, it's handy to own both tools because there is no easier or quicker way to make crosscuts.
ANATOMY OF A MITER SAW The blade of a miter saw is attached to a head that swings down to make a cut.When not inuse, a spring holds the saw head in an upright position.A blade guard covers the blade and automatically retracts when making a cut.
In addition to protecting your hands from injury, the blade guard helps direct sawdust to the rear dust chute and into a bag or vacuum.Never use a miter...