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Blog entry by canadianchips posted 783 days ago 1013 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello . I was shopping in one of my favorite stores “Habitat Restore” , I go downstairs to the used tool area everytime to look. I spotted this miter for a table saw. I initually thought this fits my saws, BUT ” I have 4 already”, then walked away. Looking up and down other aisles kept thinking about it. It was only $1 AND I could use it to make slide for a larger cross cut sled. Back I went. It is now sitting on table saw doing a “Meet and Greet” with the other miters. I have one set for “True 90”, one for left 45, one for right 45, one has attachment clamp for tenons and now one that can be adjusted to any angle.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"



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PurpLev

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#1 posted 783 days ago

quite the family – but my question is this – have you named them yet?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 783 days ago

That is Miter Nice!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 783 days ago

I too have ‘dedicated’ miter gauges that I never change the setting on. That looks like a nice addition the your ‘family’ (especially at that price).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Bluepine38

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#4 posted 782 days ago

Great selection of miter guages, I am definitely going to have to go look through the old stores here again
and see if there is not something interesting. I never thought about the dedicated guages, but it is a very
good idea.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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canadianchips

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#5 posted 782 days ago

No I have not named them yet. (They would send me to more therapy for that ) lol
The metal guide that fits my table saw works well, it already has 4 threaded holes to attach a sled, if I wish to.
I like the dedicated angles. Anytime I switch back and forth I fell room for error. Once these are SET…..Good to go (Just recheck them evey now and then)

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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quartrsawn

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#6 posted 782 days ago

The Five Guys Named Miter… Big-Mite, Little-Mite, No-Mite, Four-Eyed-Mite and little brother E-Mite…..

-- Nat - West Sayville,L.I., NY

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DaddyZ

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#7 posted 782 days ago

Excellent Idea !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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KOVA

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#8 posted 782 days ago

ERES EL CARPINTERO MÁS AFORTUNADO EN LAS COMPRAS!!!!!! CONSIGUES DE TODO Y A UN COSTO IRRISORIO ;-)
CÓMO LO HACES?????

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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robscastle

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#9 posted 770 days ago

Spare the therapy

I mitre thought of a name/s

Larry leftie
Rodney rightie
Trudy truie

OMG get back to work !

-- Regards Robert

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