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Tony_S

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#1 posted 03-07-2021 12:11 AM


Miter saws are construction tools. Table saws are woodworking tools.

- tvrgeek

Here we go again… I call BS on that one. So will anyone here who has a quality miter saw and knows how to square it (like I do). My 5-cut method got it down to under 0.001” per inch. Additionally, I can swing it right to 45º and make a cut, then swing it left to 45º and cut for a flawless 90º miter joint.

On LeeRoy s mirror frame which was something like 3 foot by 10 foot, using his miter saw, it turned out square to within 1/16” measuring across corners.

So, I wish this myth would stop being propagated. It is just that—a myth.

Shoot, I bet you even hate combination blades.

- Rich

I call BS with you…100%. Tune it, keep a SHARP quality blade in it, and learn how to use it properly.
As for the combination blade, one bit of blather was (rough quote) ‘only hack’s use combination blades’. lol…

-- “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.” – Plato


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