How to Use dewalt 12 sliding compound miter saw

Can my mitre saw be used as a metal cutting saw?

Yes you can use a miter saw to cut metal as long as you use the appropriate blade; however, the types of metals are limited. The most possible metals that you can cut using a miter saw are aluminum and steel.

Do I need a sliding miter saw?

You don’t really need the sliding miter saw. But if you do a lot of decking, bigger framing (cutting floor joists), large baseboard and crown molding, cabinets, shelving, woodworking, etc. These types of projects really do better with higher crosscutting capacities, like what you’ll get with the sliding miter saws.

What is the arbor size for a miter saw?

The arbor size is standard for each standard size miter saw. For 8-inch and 10-inch miter saws, the standard arbor size is 5/8 inch .

What is a compound miter saw?

A compound miter saw is a type of specialized miter saw that can rotate the blade as well as head at different angles other than 90 degrees. It is also sometimes known as a single compound miter saw because the head only rotates while it is angled on one side. The user needs to flip the board in case of getting angle cut in other direction.

Share

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *