Miter Saws

Craftsman 10" Miter Saw

Craftsman 10″ Sliding Miter Saw

This inexpensive compact saw performs surprisingly well. by Christopher Schwarz When sliding miter saws first hit the market, they could cost as much as a decent table saw. So I was shocked when I saw the price tags on the new line of miter saws by Craftsman (starting at less than...

Q & A: Lock Miter Joint

Q & A: Lock Miter Joint Q:   How do you set up a lock miter bit?     A:   There are two critical adjustments (Fig. A). First, you set the bit’s height; second, you position the fence. Once that’s done, you can rout both sides of a lock miter...

AW Extra 5/30/13 – A Bead in any Board

A Bead in any Board Click any image to view a larger version. I wanted an antique beadboard look for my cabinet doors, but stock beadboard didn’t work out with my door size. Here’s what I came up with: I glued up a solid door and cut 3/16-in. x 3/16-in. dadoes at each glue joint.Then...

Pull Saw Miter Box

Pull Saw Miter Box Short lengths of molding can be awkward—and sometimes dangerous—to cut with power tools. I’d rather cut them by hand, using a Japanese pull saw and a shop-made miter box. Make the two guide blocks for the miter box from a 1-1/2" x 4" x 12" blank. (I...

Forrest Miter Master Saw Blades

Forrest Miter Master Saw Blades Forrest’s wide selection of Miter Master Saw Blades continues to be a popular choice of industrial firms and commercial enterprises seeking to make fast, reliable miter cuts with no bottom splinters. These premium carbide-tipped circular saw blades are suitable for wood, aluminum, high-end paper wraps, PVC,...

JET’s Bench Power Tools

JET's Bench Power Tools Cramped for workshop space? JET® offers woodworkers a solution with its BENCH™ top line of power tools that includes 10- and 12 in. miter saws, 10 in. jobsite table saw, 10 in. band saw, 8- and 10 in. planer/jointers, and a 12 in. variable-speed drill press. When...