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AngieO

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337 days ago

So… My birthday is this coming Thursday. While working on the shoji frame today my miter saw decided to throw another fit today. So my dear sweet mother bought me a new miter saw today. I LOVE IT!!! I could have gotten something bigger but I’m completely happy with this. I got the Kobalt 10” Sliding Compound Miter Saw.

I like that it can cut a 12” board. It bevels. It has some other nice features too. Like an extending fence that has a stop on it. It was nice for repeating the cuts on the boards I did today.
There is a laser on it but its WAY off. And about the only other thing I don’t like about it is that the dust bag on it is worthless and then it only bevels one direction. But… Those things are ok.

Loving it!

Now I need to build a miter station :)


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AngieO

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#1 posted 337 days ago

What’s up with the pics being upside down???

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HorizontalMike

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#2 posted 337 days ago

I am thinking that dang android eyeball app (image rotation) has something to do with it. Just guessing…

OH yeah, nice MS too!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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hobby1

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#3 posted 337 days ago

Happy Birthday Angie,

Nice birthday present, youll be able to do a lot of compound miter cuts with it, to make fancy picture frames and beveled boxes.

Keep up the great work.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 337 days ago

You must have been jumping up and down doing the happy dance on the first picture. Sliding compound is good.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Gary

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#5 posted 337 days ago

Congrats. And Happy Birthday

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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whitebeast88

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#6 posted 337 days ago

congrats and happy birthday.glad you like the saw,been eyeballing that one myself.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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mbs

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#7 posted 337 days ago

I love getting tools for special occasions. Congrats.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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Woodmaster1

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#8 posted 337 days ago

You can always count on your parents when you are in need. Nice saw I am sure you will enjoy it. Now you need to make your mother something nice.

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tyvekboy

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#9 posted 337 days ago

I know you had a miter saw before but if you havenʻt seen the following safety video, I would encourage you to take a moment and watch this.

Short tip.

You might want to buy the complete video. It has many good safety tips for many tools.

Be Safe.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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doubleDD

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#10 posted 337 days ago

Congrats on your birthday and your great gift. You will make many nice miters with that saw.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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waho6o9

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#11 posted 337 days ago

Happy B-Day AngieO!

Have fun with your new Miter saw, cool Mom ya got there!

Oh yeah.

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doordude

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#12 posted 337 days ago

Happy Birth Day; and it’s always nice to get a new tool.

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tomd

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#13 posted 337 days ago

Happy birthday, I have the 7 1/2 inch version of that saw, it looks exactly the same. I cut a lot of smaller stuff. Have been very happy with it.

-- Tom D

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CFrye

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#14 posted 337 days ago

Yay Mom!

-- God bless, Candy

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Mark Shymanski

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#15 posted 337 days ago

Happy birthday! Nice saw!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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