How to Use makita sliding compound miter saw

What makes a Makita compound miter saw so good?

This compound miter saw includes a sliding fence for easy adjustments while cutting, a Soft Start feature which gradually increases speed so as to eliminate start up shock and a handy tool stand. Sliding rail mechanism incorporating three linear ball bearings provides increased rigidity to produce precise cuts right out of the box

What kind of motor does a sliding miter saw use?

The sliding miter saw will be a compound miter although with extension supports that enable the saw edge and electric motor to move ahead and back again. Check reviews of dewalt DW717 , dws780, makita ls1216l, hitachi c12rsh2, bosch gcm12sd.

How big is a full size Makita compound saw?

There are 7-1/4″ battery powered options, 8-1/2″ compact models, 10″ mid-size saws, and (often with a heavenly beam shining on them) 12″ full size models. It’s not good enough to just pick a brand, either. Several make more than one 12″ model. Designs like the Makita 12″ Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw are flagships for the brand.

What do you need to know about miter saws?

Let the saw come to a stop before lifting it out of the wood. A compound miter saw has a blade that will cut miters and bevels at the same time (thus the name compound, as in compound cut.) The diagram below shows the bevel and miter adjustments. Most miter saws should have a fence. The fence lets you rest the back of your board against.


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