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Can I Use a Rip Blade on a Miter Saw?

Why Not to Use a Rip Saw Blade on a Miter Saw You can’t use a rip blade for on a miter saw because the design of a miter saw is such that wood lays across its blade path and not along it. For this reason, you will not use a miter saw for ripping. Rip blades […]

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What Types of Blades Can You Use With a Miter Saw?

BLADES YOU CAN USE WITH A MITER SAW Miter saws operate best when they have a blade with a high tooth count. We’ll look at the best options here: Crosscut blade: Whereas a table saw can handle both crosscutting and ripping, a miter saw is inarguably suited to crosscutting. That’s why you should look for a […]

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Woodworking Safety Tips

Woodworking safety is a serious issue. Regardless whether you’re a novice woodworker or a seasoned professional, being safe while turning out projects is a primary concern. Safety is also a vital issue for others working around you. By working together and watching out for each other, everyone in a woodworking shop can be safe and […]

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14 Must-Have Cabinetmaking Tools

Whether you’re a novice woodworker or a professional cabinetmaker, you’ll appreciate having the proper tools for cabinetmaking. The right tools make the difference between efficient projects with tight joinery and sloppy jobs where nothing fits or aligns. Investing in the best tools brings a return that’s hard to beat. If you’re like most people who […]

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How to Sharpen a Bandsaw Blade

Band saws provide unmatched versatility when you need to cut curves and irregular shapes into even the thickest lumber. But the only way to ensure the functionality of your band saw and the quality of your final product is through using sharp band saw blades. It often makes sense to replace a dull blade with […]

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