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Using a Miter Saw Correctly

Using a miter saw in your shop can allow you to safely make high quality, repeatable cross cuts in a highly efficiently fashion. If you are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to add one of these to your shop, it will be important to understand the anatomy of the tool well enough to choose…

How to Cut Plywood on a Sliding Miter Saw

George Vondriska teaches you how to cut plywood on a sliding miter saw. This includes selecting the correct side of the wood, carefully operating the saw and deciding when to use a scoring cut or a complete cut to get the best possible finish.

How to Set Up a Compound Miter Saw

The compound miter saw is a very versatile and handy tool, but they’re only as good as the cuts they’re making. In this class, you’ll learn some great tricks for making sure your saw is dead-on accurate. We’ll test the saw by making cuts and checking the results. You need to have a perfectly straight…

Miter Saw

Learn How to Setup a Miter Saw Learn How to use a Miter Saw Using a miter saw more efficiently in your woodshop will help you save time and money. We provide tips that will help you learn how to use a miter saw reducing the number of miscuts and increase your accuracy. View Our…

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Accurate Trimming on a Miter Saw

George Vondriska shows you a neat trick for accurately trimming boards using your miter saw. The miter saw technique requires a subtle movement of the hand and patience, but the end results are very accurate cuts during your next woodworking project build.

Creating a Waterfall Miter Joint

Slab tables are all the rage these days, and everyone wants to build one for themselves. And once you have one of your own, you’ll be getting lots of request to build more. From a woodworking perspective waterfall tables are a pretty straightforward project, but they do require that you execute a tight waterfall miter…

Making Dadoes on a Miter Saw

Need to make a dado or two? Not everyone knows this, but you can make dadoes on your miter saw. Yep, on your miter saw. No need to put a dado head on your table saw, or set up a router bit in a hand-held router or on a router table. If your miter saw…

Making a Four Corner Continuous Grain Box: Part 2

In the second part of his three-part demonstration on building a four corner continuous grain box, George Vondriska teaches you how to take those two pieces that you’ve mitered for your rectangular box and cut them at an angle on the table saw to create four pieces – two long sides and two short sides.…

Makita LS1040 10″ Compound Miter Saw

I wasn’t asking for much as I hunted for a new miter saw. I simply wanted a unit that was rock solid with no slop in any moving part, super lightweight for portability, easy to adjust, precise locking locations for common cuts, high powered, and under $200. I was willing to forego the depth capacity…

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Adjusting Miter Saw Laser

Having a laser on a miter saw is a great benefit. From a safety perspective, it shows you where the cut is about to be made, so you can make sure nothing that you don’t want cut is in line with the saw blade. From an accuracy perspective, a correctly set laser makes it easy…