Tool Test: Bosch CM10GD Glide Miter Saw

by Chuck Bender page 12 Bosch does it again, only smaller, with its CM10GD Dual-bevel Glide Miter Saw. Like its big brother (the GCM12SD), this saw has a hinged-arm system that creates a [...]

Metabo HPT Cordless Sliding Miter Saw

Tool: MultiVolt 36-Volt Corded/Cordless Miter Saw Manufacturer: Metabo HPT MSRP: $669 (includes battery) The Metabo HPT® MultiVolt 36-Volt Corded/Cordless 10″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound [...]

Precision Miter Saw Cuts

Cutting precisely to a line on a miter saw isn’t easy. Usually, you have to make multiple cuts and sneak up to it. My solution is to use this universal gauge block; one cut is all [...]

Small Shop Miter Station Stand

A welded base provides tons of strength for a versatile platform. Project #2003 • Skill Level:Intermediate • Time: 2 days • Cost: $250 My shop is a 12×24, one-car garage. I’ve fought (myself [...]

Workshop Tips: Stop Block that Stays Put

When making repetitive cuts, I found that my stop block would shift. With a hardwood cutoff, a leftover piece of T-track, a 1/4–20 hex head bolt and a jig knob, I constructed a stop block that [...]

Craftsman Gravity Stand

Editors note: This item no longer appears to be available. Mobile tools are one of the keys to working efficiently in a small shop or if you ever set up shop at a jobsite. This Quick Lift Gravity [...]

Essential Table Saw Blades

Choose complementary blades for perfect results. In the dark ages of woodworking, before carbide, you never used the same blade for ripping and crosscutting. Cutting plywood required yet another [...]

Workshop Tips: Zero-Clearance Miter Table

Here is a dirt-simple, but effective, accessory for your miter saw. It eliminates tear-out, allows you to make precision cuts by aligning a pencil mark with the kerf, and provides room to screw [...]

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 [...]

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