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How to Choose a Miter Saw

How to Choose a Miter Saw

When in the market for a miter saw, many people wonder how to go about choosing which one to purchase. There are a variety of factors which should be considered when taking on a new tool in the shop, and a miter saw is no exception.

Do I Need a Sliding Compound Miter Saw?

Do I Need a Sliding Compound Miter Saw?

When doing millwork, a compound miter saw may seem like it will be sufficient for simple jobs around the house. However, if you are someone who uses a miter saw on any sort of a frequent basis, or even infrequently for larger projects, once you get used to the functionality on a sliding compound miter saw, you really won’t want to go back. You’ll likely be spoiled forever—I know I have been!

What is the Best Miter Saw for Trim Work?

What is the Best Miter Saw for Trim Work?

People have asked me what I think about uses for a variety of saws and one of the most common questions is what do I think is the best miter saw for trim work? The word “best” can come with strings attached that include whether we are talking about the highest end, money-is-no-object saw, or if we are saying the “best” saw in a fairly affordable category. Since most people I know are either hobbyists or semi-professionals, they are typically...
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What is the Best Miter Saw?

What is the Best Miter Saw?

If money was no object and we could set up shop with all of our tool dreams coming true, what would we choose? What would we ask Santa to bring to fill our workshops if we could ask for anything? As one of the most frequently used tools on a construction site project, the miter saw is under high demand to perform precisely—dare I say, perfectly? So with that in mind, choosing the best miter saw you can afford is recommended. The...
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Best Sliding Miter Saw for the Money

Best Sliding Miter Saw for the Money

When I think about which miter saw I like best, of course, I’m going to be drawn to the very high end ones that are full of all of the bells and whistles. However, I certainly don’t think it’s realistic to break the bank by purchasing the highest priced miter saw you can find. So there has to be a happy medium in quality and price, right? Well, here’s my opinion about the best sliding miter saw you can get...
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Best Miter Saw for Home Use

Best Miter Saw for Home Use

While many miter saw reviews are written with contractors or professionals in mind, I also know that there are many folks out there who are looking for the best miter saw for home use. Purchasing a compound miter saw for home use requires a slightly different set of standards than those a professional would use.

Best Miter Saw for the Money

Best Miter Saw for the Money

When considering trying to get the best bargain, I think about wanting to get something that is of good quality at a really great deal. This doesn’t necessarily mean the very cheapest product on the market, whether you are talking clock radios or power tools. Choosing the best miter saw for the money means balancing the features and benefits with the cost. Of course, this is not going to get you the highest end dual bevel sliding compound miter saw...
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