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xx   SAW

A buyer's guide to six sliding compound miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #31 Mar-Apr 1993 pg. 40
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #34 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 6

Buyer's guide to power miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #41 1995 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 98

Buyer's guide to power miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #48 1996 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 110

Buyer's guide and user test of eleven sliding compound-miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #53 Aug 1996 pg. 35

Buyer's guide to miter, compound-miter and sliding compound-miter power saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #55 1997 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 68

Buyer's guide to miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #62 1998 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 102

Buyer's guide to miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #69 1999 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 110

Shop test of 12" compound-angle chop saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #71 Feb 1999 pg. 83

Annual buyer's guide to miter saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #76 Fall-Winter 1999 pg. 92

How to buy a miter saw (chop saw).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #83 Fall-Winter 2000 pg. 54

How to buy a sliding compound miter saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #90 Nov 2001 pg. 59

The best in sliding compound mitre saws. A shop test of six affordable models.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 63

Mastering the power miter saw. Tips on selection and use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #304 Jan 1990 (v.40#1) pg. 18

How to replace brushes in the motor of a miter saw that runs sporadically.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 12

Power miter saws, their benefits, limitations and tips for selecting and using one.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 23

How to square your miter saw fence to the blade.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #393 Nov 1998 (v.48#10) pg. 38

Tip: How to trim-up miters for a proper fit using your power miter box rather than a block plane or rasp.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #4 Aug-Sep 1981 pg. 6

Convenient setup to make a portable power miter-box more useful. Consists of a waist-high saw table which will support long pieces of wood being cut.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 6

How to use power miter saws. Includes tips on selecting the saw, choosing a blade, making cuts, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 42
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #20 Apr-May 1984 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #21 Jun-Jul 1984 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 4

How to add extension wings to a power miter saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 16

Wooden carrying case for a Makita motorized miter saw provides fold-out sawbed extensions to provide extra support for longer stock.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 14

Simple jig for cutting accurate acute angles on a chop saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #55 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 28

Getting an angle on compound miters. Evaluating portable saws that can make complex cuts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 58

Portable electric cut-off saws. Versatile remodeling tools that cut concrete, masonry, metal and stone. What is available and tips on their use and maintenance.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 80
Correction FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 12

A survey of ten compound-miter saws.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #83 Aug-Sep 1993 pg. 64

Tip for salvaging the small off cut made by a powered miter saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #95 Apr-May 1995 pg. 30

A survey of 8 compound-miter saws.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #119 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 82

Information on selecting the correct blade for a miter saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #119 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 138

Survey of 12 sliding compound-miter saws.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #125 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 84

Adjustable stop box for a power miter box features a built-in scale for quick setup for either inside or outside measurements on a mitered frame.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 8

Sliding compound miter saws. A buyer's guide to six clever crosscutting tools.
FINE WOODWORKING #100 May-Jun 1993 pg. 44

Two guide lines marked on a miter saw fence will guarantee that cutoffs are made precisely at the cutting line (even though the blade guard often obstructs a clear view of the cutting line).
FINE WOODWORKING #130 May-Jun 1998 pg. 16

Using a power miter saw. Some tips.
HOME MECHANIX #722 Jun 1988 (v.84) pg. 16
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #725 Sep 1988 (v.84) pg. 27

This sawhorse miterbox uses a chain saw to do the cutting for house framing work.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1975 (v.144#5) pg. 112

Project for a master craftsman's shop. Stand for a motorized miter box features a built-in dust collector and a storage area for the saw accessories and tools.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 117

Sliding compound miter saws. Techniques for operating, mitering, beveling, and specialty cuts. Includes easy-to-make extension tables to provide 72" of work support.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1992 (v.169#5) pg. 53

Power miter saw. How to convert your portable circular saw into a fast, accurate mitering machine by constructing this jig out of plywood and easy-to-find hardware. This design cuts 45-degrees to the left and right and has stops for the most common cutting angles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1995 (v.172#3) pg. 99

Add-on tables for a power miter box extend the capacity and usefulness of this circular saw.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1980 (v.217#4) pg. 137

Mobile miter box. Combine your power miter saw with this sturdy stand mounted on casters. Fold-up table extensions let you handle extra-long work pieces.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1989 (v.234#2) pg. 86

Tip: Modify your power miter box to cut duplicate lengths. An attached ruler and movable stop block make the process easy.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1989 (v.234#2) pg. 88

Compound miter saws. A comparison of fixed and sliding styles, and of several models in each category.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #94 Jan 1997 (v.16#6) pg. 40

Miter saw tune-up. Routine maintenance, miter adjustment and bevel adjustment explained.
SHOPNOTES #31 Jan 1997 (v.6) pg. 14

An introduction to compound miter saws for use in the home workshop.
SHOPNOTES #31 Jan 1997 (v.6) pg. 24

Tip shows how to widen the cross-cutting capacity of a power miter saw by about 1".
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #820 Nov 1997 (v.93) pg. 22

Tip: Use an auxiliary wooden fence to reduce chipping and splintering on a power miter box.
WOOD MAGAZINE #10 Apr 1986 (v.3#2) pg. 14

Power miter saws. What is available, design features, blades, tips on their use, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #12 Aug 1986 (v.3#4) pg. 52

Power miter saws, an alternative to radial arm saws. An introduction to the four types of saws and buying points to consider.
WOOD MAGAZINE #50 Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 48

Buyer's guide to 26 miter saws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #65 Nov 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 56

Explanation of the degree markings used by miter saw manufacturers on their tables.
WOOD MAGAZINE #70 Jun 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 20

Tuning up your power miter saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #82 Oct 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 79

Sliding compound miter saws. A buyer's guide to 12 different models and features to consider.
WOOD MAGAZINE #87 Apr 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 40

Compound miter saws. A look at 13 models and a summary of attributes to look for when choosing one.
WOOD MAGAZINE #104 Mar 1998 (v.15#2) pg. 56

Tips to make sawing safer and easier with a miter saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #109 Nov 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 12

Technique for safely securing small parts when crosscutting using a miter saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #129 Dec 2000 (v.17#9) pg. 38

Product test of seven 12" compound miter saws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #131 Mar 2001 (v.18#2) pg. 68

Shop test of eleven 10" compound miter saws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #143 Sep 2002 (v.19#5) pg. 90

Maximize your miter saw. How to set it up properly and use it to its full advantage.
WOOD MAGAZINE #143 Sep 2002 (v.19#5) pg. 96

Tip on cutting small moldings on a powered miter saw without them vibrating and breaking.
WOODWORK #11 Fall 1991 pg. 14

Tool review of 13 sliding compound miter saws.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.21#3) pg. 80
Correction WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.21#4) pg. 7

A review of two sliding compound miter saws, the DeWalt DW 708 and the Makita LS1013.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1997 (v.21#6) pg. 78

Miter box with hinged lid is designed for making miters with a portable electric saw.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1970 (v.26#6) pg. 49

Extension table for use with a power miter saw.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1987 (v.43#3) pg. 31

Power miter saws. What is available and tips on their use. Includes instructions for making an extension to support a longer board. The extension also serves as a length gauge.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1988 (v.44#3) pg. 25

Convenient stand places your power miter saw at the correct height for use. Optional add-ons include a drop leaf extension and an enclosed storage compartment.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1988 (v.44#4) pg. 32