Top Tips for Miter Saw Accuracy 

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The miter saw is one of the first power tools I bought. It is still one of the most used tools in my workshop.

It isn’t complicated – just a few simple things to check and keep in mind – a few before starting to use the saw and a few every time you cut.

Top Tips for Miter Saw

Align the table

This is to make sure that the blade is exactly perpendicular to the table. It helps to get straight cleans across the thickness of the board with no bevels. 

Align the Fence

You can easily accommodate all the cuts needed in one single 2×4 sheet of plywood. Or, you might have enough scrap plywood to build this. 

Cut off factory end

If you use a speed square and check the ends, you will almost always see 

Use a speed square for the cut line

Once you have measured and marked the board, use a speed square to draw a line across the board using a sharp pencil.