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You designed it and we built it, with the help of some great accessories
We take a closer at Makita's 10-in. sliding compound miter saw to see how well it stands up to the rigors of the job site.
Learn how ganging up three miter saws on one stand can speed up the process without sacrificing accuracy when installing bevel-edged siding
Today's circular sawblades feature a variety of tooth grinds specifically designed to handle a multitude of cuts and materials
7-1/4-in. Miter saw with laser trac
The best models help you to handle a multitude of carpentry tasks by setting up quickly, moving easily, and providing solid support
Mike Guertin explains the classes of miter-saw stands and demonstrates their benefits
Comments on seven additional stands reviewed by our testers
How much does a good cut cost?
Finish carpentry DVD teaches skills from basic to advanced
by Bernard Williams
by Phillip Madonia
Read expert ratings and reviews on the latest miter saws, and learn how to get the most from your miter saw with how-to videos and articles.
by Larry Jacobson
To get all the features he needed in a chopsaw stand, one finish carpenter made his own extension tables and stops
Master Carpenter Video Series
Transformation of the Week Gallery
FHB’s Remodeling Showcase
Makita LXSL01 Cordless Miter Saw
Essentially a corless circlar saw mounted to a miniature version of the Makita LS line of miter saws, the LXSL01 is an interesting expansion on traditional cordless lineups
LS1016L Sliding Compound Miter Saw
This 10-in. sliding miter saw from Makita features a four-rail-slide providing extra cutting capacity for its size.
6955-20 12-in. Sliding Compound-Miter Saw
The Milwaukee 6955-20 12-in. sliding compound-miter saw is new on the market and was unavailable for testing when this class of tool was reviewed a few months ago (FHB #194) but the features and test results bump this saw up to best in class retroactively
21180 7-1/4-in. Miter Saw with Laser Trac
This 16-lb., 71/4-in. miter saw from Craftsman looks minuscule compared to 10-in. and 12-in. saws, but its mobility makes it useful.
C12LSH Compound-Miter Saw
This compound-miter saw from Hitachi features a laser cutline, fine miter and bevel adjustments, and a digital display
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