A miter saw is a must-have-tool for woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers. If you like making your own furniture or other pieces in your home, then you must be familiar with a hand miter saw. It can help you cut angled cuts in wood accurately. So, you can make framing or molding perfectly in a precise fit. However, a miter saw can be dangerous if you don’t know how to use it. So, it is highly recommended that you know how to use a hand miter saw before you will really use it.
Let’s say you are going to make a molding and you should firstly measure and mark it with a pencil. Place it on a platform or a box. Place it upward if there is any beveling to get the flat side of the molding is against the work surface. Now use the hand miter saw by securing it to the rig or slide it into the slots of the box. Align your pencil mark with the saw blade and secure the molding to the setup. If your system has attached clumps, you can use it directly or use other clamps for keeping the board from sliding if your system doesn’t have any clump. After that, hold the molding to the fence using one hand and use the other to push the saw forward completely. Saw the molding as you pull it toward you and keep sawing with measured strokes until it cuts through the bottom of the molding.
Using a hand miter saw is actually easy as long as you pay attention to ever simple thing that is important to be able to use a miter saw properly. Keep in mind that this tool is very important in many DIY projects. So, it is necessary for you to learn how to use it if you want to get your DIY project completed properly.
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