miter gauge


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miter gauge

A gauge for determining the angle of a miter.
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To cut notches, mount a fence on your miter gauge and clamp the shelves to it.
In April, Popular Mechanics gave the digital miter gauge an Editor's Choice Award for most innovative product.
Keeping the wood against the fence when you're ripping, or against the miter gauge fence when crosscutting will not only help you cut the wood accurately, it will prevent it from becoming a DFO (Dangerous Flying Object).
Here's a way to fix that: Use two miter gauges connected by a fence.
Think of the markings on your miter gauge as approximate, not exact.
Attach a wooden fence to your router table's miter gauge so it extends well beyond the router bit.
Rest two paint cans on the table and use a rafter square and the miter gauge slots to square the miter table to the table saw.
The Ridgid saw has the most versatile miter gauge with holes and slots for mounting extensions and accessories.
But when it's perfect cuts I want, I go to the miter gauge on my table saw.
Then rip the parts to final width by crosscutting on the table saw with the miter gauge, including the 5-degree bevels at both ends of the legs (Photo 1).
A table saw sled rides in the miter gauge slots and has a fence that's mounted exactly 90 degrees to the blade, enabling accurate square cuts.
If you do lots of long miters, you might want to spend $50 to $100 on a miter gauge that locks onto the track.