How to Do a Double Compound Miter Joint?

Answer Double compound miter joints are used when installing crown molding at the corners of walls. You can cut these miter joints on a miter saw. If you place the molding on the miter saw correctly, you ... Read More »

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Compound Miter Saw Tips?

Professionals who use compound miter saws regularly have tips to help do-it-yourselfers get the most from their saws. Compound miter saws adjust to make miter and bevel cuts, and offer a powerful a... Read More »

How to Choose a Compound Miter Saw?

A compound miter saw is a large circular saw on a swivel arm, above a small table with a guide fence. The saw, typically equipped with an 8-, 10- or 12-inch circular saw blade, makes crosscuts down... Read More »

How do I do a compound miter cut in crown molding?

Compound Miter SawSet the bevel angle on the compound miter saw to 33.85 degrees and the miter table to 31.62 degrees, left or right depending on the cut needed for inside and outside corners. Note... Read More »

Who invented the sliding compound miter saw?

The sliding compound miter saw was invented in 1988 by the company Hitachi. The sliding compound miter saw provides a larger radial arm and a fixed blade, with the ability to make large cuts becaus... Read More »