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Forum topic by BuyoMasilla posted 07-26-2014 01:39 AM 406 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BuyoMasilla

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07-26-2014 01:39 AM

Can I cut this with

this?

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........


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crank49

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#1 posted 07-26-2014 01:50 AM

If you are asking if the miter saw can cut aluminum the answer is yes; with caution.

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

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#2 posted 07-26-2014 01:52 AM

looks like oak
if it has aluminum in it
as crank said
just go slow

cut so the mounting holes
are still on both ends
(in other words cut both ends)
into the rubber seal
not away from it
(or it could get ripped out)

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 07-26-2014 02:27 AM

Hand Hack saw would be safer. You probably will need to cut around the door stop or molding.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#4 posted 07-26-2014 12:11 PM

Yes, if you go easy and wear safety glasses as the aluminum chips will fly all over.

-- Bert

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#5 posted 07-27-2014 05:17 AM

I cut them on a miter saw with a non-ferrous saw blade. Cut them to finish length and use a jig saw to cut any notches you need.

http://www.amazon.com/D1080N-Diablo-10-Inch-Non-Ferrous-PermaShield/dp/B00008WQ38

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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