LumberJocks

Reply by ToddJB

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Newbie 12" Miter Decision (Bosch/Hit/Dew)

View ToddJB's profile

ToddJB

3052 posts in 884 days


#1 posted 11-20-2012 05:30 PM

Precision is in the eye of the tool holder. I CAN be very accurate with a miter/chop saw. But it is a lot easier to be equally accurate with a table saw – for me. And yes, these guys are referencing the same large machine that your father had in his basement. They do make much smaller table top versions, though I have never seen anyone make a sled for one of those, like folks have been suggesting here – it could be done – just never seen it done.

I say if you are never going to make anything that is bigger than the cut capacity with the miter saw, and you learn how to use it very accurately then go for it. You will figure out how to do it efficiently and accurately if it is the tool at hand. Decent table saws for great prices are all over craigslist if you decide that you want to go down that road eventually.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase