Miter saw

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miter saw

[′mīd·ər ‚sȯ]
(design engineering)
A hollow-ground saw in diameters from 6 to 16 inches (15.24 to 40.64 centimeters), used for cutting off and mitering on light stock such as moldings and cabinet work.

Miter saw

A deep saw with a stiffening piece along the upper edge or back; often used in adjustable miter boxes.

tenon saw

tenon saw
A saw having a metal strip along the back to stiffen it; has many small teeth; used for fine, accurate sawing, as in forming tenons, dovetails, and miters. Also called a miter saw.
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A mitre saw and workbench were stolen from a private garage on Coatham Road overnight on Friday, an attempt was made to break into a garage on High Street West overnight on Sunday and another on Dalby Close, Redcar, was broken into over the weekend, with four adult mountain bikes and a mobility scooter stolen.
Grandfather Edryd Jones was cutting wood for his bedroom ceiling last October when he sliced off a huge chunk of his left hand with a mitre saw.
The tools, which were all marked with the letters SURYA, include a a Makita impact driver 110v, Makita Jigsaw 110v, Makita sds hammer drill 110v , Makita angle grinder 110V, Makita cordless drill 18v, Dewalt Sliding, Mitre Saw 110v and Worx Pad sander 240v.
Q I have bought a mitre saw kit for cutting a timber picture rail but the saw blade keeps sticking.
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If you''re building a deck this summer, or doing any other woodwork, the Bosch PCM 8 S mitre saw (pounds 245.
Buy or hire a compound mitre saw or, if you have a lot to do, a radial arm chop saw.
Ruairidh's left hand was sewn back on in a nine-hour op after he practically severed it with a mitre saw.
210MM Sliding Mitre Saw (EVOLUTION) - Easily cuts steel, aluminium and wood (even wood embedded with nails).
MIGHTY Mitre saw off a spirited challenge from Emerald in the final game of the season to maintain their 100 per cent record in the Small Heath League.
If you're building a deck, you need a saw made for the job, such as the Bosch PCM 7 mitre saw, pounds 149.
Power tool-wise it has to be a DeWalt compound mitre saw - that's a musthave for anyone who has to carry out any major DIY projects.