Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Saws" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Saws" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/saws Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:25:10 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Saws" tag posts Fine Homebuilding - "Saws" tag posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tag/saws <![CDATA[Custom-Made Miter-Saw Stop Makes Repeat Cuts Easier]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:25:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36629/custom-made-miter-saw-stop-makes-repeat-cuts-easier http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36629/custom-made-miter-saw-stop-makes-repeat-cuts-easier Custom-Made Miter-Saw Stop Makes Repeat Cuts Easier Posted by Kevini
If you need to cut a bunch of pieces to the same length on your miter saw, you could go out and spend a couple-hundred dollars on an elaborate miter-saw stand with a built-in stop, but there's a better way. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36629/custom-made-miter-saw-stop-makes-repeat-cuts-easier
<![CDATA[Tips for Setting Up a Cutting Station for Wall Framing]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 14:15:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34684/tips-for-setting-up-a-cutting-station-for-wall-framing http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34684/tips-for-setting-up-a-cutting-station-for-wall-framing Tips for Setting Up a Cutting Station for Wall Framing Posted by FHBdotcom
A comfortable cutting bench for your miter saw and a solid, flat work surface for stacking and assembling headers and rough openings are essential for framing walls accurately, safely, and efficiently ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34684/tips-for-setting-up-a-cutting-station-for-wall-framing
<![CDATA[Build a Foolproof Jig For Cutting Laminate Countertops]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:47:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34122/build-a-foolproof-jig-for-cutting-laminate-countertops http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34122/build-a-foolproof-jig-for-cutting-laminate-countertops Build a Foolproof Jig For Cutting Laminate Countertops Posted by grateful.ed
If you're cutting a postform laminate countertop in the field, you could try freehanding the awkward cuts and hope you don't screw it up, but there's a better way.   ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34122/build-a-foolproof-jig-for-cutting-laminate-countertops
<![CDATA[IBS 2014: MyFixItUpLife Interviews Fine Homebuilding's Justin Fink]]> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:59:54 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33403/ibs-2014-myfixituplife-interviews-fine-homebuildings-justin-fink http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33403/ibs-2014-myfixituplife-interviews-fine-homebuildings-justin-fink IBS 2014: MyFixItUpLife Interviews Fine Homebuilding's Justin Fink Posted by FHBdotcom
Justin talks with Mark and Theresa Clement about upcoming Project House videos, quick tips, and more ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/33403/ibs-2014-myfixituplife-interviews-fine-homebuildings-justin-fink
<![CDATA[Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom ]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 23:14:44 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26475/claw-foot-bath-tub-up-dated-bathroom http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26475/claw-foot-bath-tub-up-dated-bathroom Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom Posted by vanstonew
This remolded / updated bathroom started with the claw foot tub that my friend gave me. The claw foot tub was bigger than the old tub, so I had to redsign the bathroom (this is my house) in order to... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Use a Common Job-Site Tool as a Quick Rip Guide]]> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:26:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26325/use-a-common-job-site-tool-as-a-quick-rip-guide http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26325/use-a-common-job-site-tool-as-a-quick-rip-guide Use a Common Job-Site Tool as a Quick Rip Guide Posted by grateful.ed
If you need to make a quick rip on a piece of lumber, you could hunt around for your tablesaw, but there's a better way. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26325/use-a-common-job-site-tool-as-a-quick-rip-guide
<![CDATA[Circular Saws: Sidewinder vs Worm-Drive]]> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:03:32 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23317/circular-saws-sidewinder-vs-worm-drive http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23317/circular-saws-sidewinder-vs-worm-drive Circular Saws: Sidewinder vs Worm-Drive Posted by JFink
East Coast vs. West Coast and lefty vs. righty are not the only factors here. Which type of circular saw do you use on the job site and why? ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/23317/circular-saws-sidewinder-vs-worm-drive
<![CDATA[How To Make a Reciprocating-Saw Blade Guide Block]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21871/how-to-make-a-reciprocating-saw-blade-guide-block http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21871/how-to-make-a-reciprocating-saw-blade-guide-block How To Make a Reciprocating-Saw Blade Guide Block Posted by grateful.ed
This simple tip will help you cut studs more-accurately when making new rough openings in existing walls. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21871/how-to-make-a-reciprocating-saw-blade-guide-block
<![CDATA[How to Stop Sawdust from Binding Up a Holesaw ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2011 12:36:40 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/18299/how-to-stop-sawdust-from-binding-up-a-holesaw http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/18299/how-to-stop-sawdust-from-binding-up-a-holesaw How to Stop Sawdust from Binding Up a Holesaw Posted by grateful.ed
Chuck Miller shares a tip on how to evacuate sawdust from a holesaw without pulling the saw in and out of the cut. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/18299/how-to-stop-sawdust-from-binding-up-a-holesaw
<![CDATA[Make A Custom Hole Saw To Remove Stripped Screws]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 13:02:58 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/17831/make-a-custom-hole-saw-to-remove-stripped-screws http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/17831/make-a-custom-hole-saw-to-remove-stripped-screws Make A Custom Hole Saw To Remove Stripped Screws Posted by grateful.ed
Tired of scrapping good wood when a stripped screw won't budge? Chuck Miller shares a tip for using, of all things, an old golf club to painlessly pull stubborn screws. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/17831/make-a-custom-hole-saw-to-remove-stripped-screws
<![CDATA[First Look: DeWalt's New 12-in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 07:33:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/17604/first-look-dewalts-new-12-in-sliding-compound-miter-saw http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/17604/first-look-dewalts-new-12-in-sliding-compound-miter-saw First Look: DeWalt's New 12-in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw Posted by JFink
From Black & Decker University, Towson, MD – Yesterday DeWalt launched their new 12-in. sliding compound miter saw. The new tool, model DWS780, is a replacement for the DW718 we reviewed as... ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/17604/first-look-dewalts-new-12-in-sliding-compound-miter-saw
<![CDATA[AX-Cat]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 12:46:07 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/16810/ax-cat http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/16810/ax-cat AX-Cat Posted by tuckerhound
Bowser clears huricane damage in a day ]]>
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<![CDATA[How To Form Small Concrete Projects The Easy Way]]> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:58:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/14627/how-to-form-small-concrete-projects-the-easy-way http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/14627/how-to-form-small-concrete-projects-the-easy-way How To Form Small Concrete Projects The Easy Way Posted by grateful.ed
You may be surprised at the tool Chuck Miller uses to make sure his concrete pour goes as smoothly as possible. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/14627/how-to-form-small-concrete-projects-the-easy-way
<![CDATA[Hitachi Announces Lifetime Warranty]]> Wed, 06 Oct 2010 09:31:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13830/hitachi-announces-lifetime-warranty http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13830/hitachi-announces-lifetime-warranty Hitachi Announces Lifetime Warranty Posted by JFink
The basics: Yesterday Hitachi Power Tools announced their new Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty, which protects the original purchaser of HXP Lithium Ion cordless tools against possible defects in... ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13830/hitachi-announces-lifetime-warranty
<![CDATA[My New Favorite Power Tool]]> Mon, 04 Oct 2010 12:21:39 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13814/my-new-favorite-power-tool http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13814/my-new-favorite-power-tool My New Favorite Power Tool Posted by patrick_mccombe
After struggling with a consumer-grade chainsaw for years, I finally bucked up for the real deal. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13814/my-new-favorite-power-tool
<![CDATA[BUILDING SKILLS: How to Scribe Beadboard Wainscot Around Window Trim]]> Fri, 03 Sep 2010 08:19:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13153/building-skills-how-to-scribe-beadboard-wainscot-around-window-trim http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13153/building-skills-how-to-scribe-beadboard-wainscot-around-window-trim BUILDING SKILLS: How to Scribe Beadboard Wainscot Around Window Trim Posted by FHBdotcom
Fitting complex joints in trim and paneling can be easier than it looks if you have a few simple tools. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13153/building-skills-how-to-scribe-beadboard-wainscot-around-window-trim
<![CDATA[BUILDING SKILLS: How to Scribe Trim to Fit Against a Wall]]> Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:40:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13158/building-skills-how-to-scribe-trim-to-fit-against-a-wall http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13158/building-skills-how-to-scribe-trim-to-fit-against-a-wall BUILDING SKILLS: How to Scribe Trim to Fit Against a Wall Posted by FHBdotcom
A pencil and a scrap of wood are all the tools you need to mark molding before cutting it to fit flush with an uneven surface. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13158/building-skills-how-to-scribe-trim-to-fit-against-a-wall
<![CDATA[Barbeque Island and Firepit with Seating area (in the Southwest this is called a Banco) ]]> Mon, 31 May 2010 14:40:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12638/barbeque-island-and-firepit-with-seating-area-in-the-southwest-this-is-called-a-banco http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12638/barbeque-island-and-firepit-with-seating-area-in-the-southwest-this-is-called-a-banco Barbeque Island and Firepit with Seating area (in the Southwest this is called a Banco) Posted by Planer1
My wife and I designed this backyard project.  The back of the island and the Banco are designed to reflect the southwestern character of our Santa Fe style home. I built the... ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12638/barbeque-island-and-firepit-with-seating-area-in-the-southwest-this-is-called-a-banco
<![CDATA[ORIENTAL GARDEN PERGOLA]]> Mon, 31 May 2010 07:00:34 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12618/oriental-garden-pergola http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12618/oriental-garden-pergola ORIENTAL GARDEN PERGOLA Posted by tatem
Fascinated by the oriental architecture I decided to design my own pergola. Using the curves and fan shapes so commonly seen in China I designed and constructed this challenging projectnbsp... ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12618/oriental-garden-pergola
<![CDATA[Big, Old and Beautiful. ]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2010 17:15:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/11351/big-old-and-beautiful http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/11351/big-old-and-beautiful Big, Old and Beautiful. Posted by RYagid
Old iron makes a tool junkie’s heart beat faster. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/11351/big-old-and-beautiful