A compound miter saw is a special tool used to cut the materials at a variety of angles. The blade of a saw is mounted on a swing arm that helps to produce left or right angled cuts. This is mostly used to make quick cuts for pictures frames, windows casing, crown molding, door frames and more.
Any workshop that is not complete without a compound miter saw. Choose appropriate tools for your workshop which you need to make your work easily. Buy best power tools with a pair of tools with different size.
Features of Miter Saw:
The saw measures the power as amps and if your amp is high then the power cutting is also more.
When selecting a saw it is important to consider the blade size. The commonly used meter sizes are 8, 10 and 12 inches. Please aware, if the diameter of the blade is large then it is easy to make the large cuts.
The positive stops in this tool allow you to make a cut at specific angles, quickly. It also decreases the time needs to set a cut. Some saws have thumb activated stops to make fast adjustments.
Depth stops in this tool allow you to adjust the height of the blade and also able to control the deep cut.
Articulated blade guard allows you to keep the guard stock clear to get the clear view for cutting the line. This guard also completely covers the blade when you raise the saw.
Electric Brakes: If you release the trigger electricity flow in the saw will reverse. If the current flows in reverse direction then it stops the blade momentum quickly.
Spindle or Shaft locks: It helps to change the blade easily by immobilize.
Dustbags: The saw is mounted directly to collect the sawdust in it.
Table extensions: This supports the saw to cut at an accurate angle and connected to the sides of the saw.
Laser guides: The best guide for you accurate cut by projecting a beam.
Digital displays: It helps and provides settings information for a miter saw to handle easily.
Before using the miter saw read the user manual provided with the tool, watch a tutorial or ask the people who are more experienced with it. If you get proper guide then you can do confidently and as well as with safety measures.
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