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chop vs miter saws

Chop Saw vs Miter Saw Explained | Are You Cutting Metal or Wood?

We can’t tell you how many times we’ve heard the term “chop saw” used to describe a miter saw. It’s not a huge deal, but we always try to educate our readers (and those new to the trades) about the differences. It helps to use terminology correctly—particularly when you communicate with other professionals. In looking […]

miter saw vs table saw which

Miter Saw vs Table Saw | Know the Difference

Make no mistake—miter saws and table saws are powerful tools for getting serious work done in the shop or on the jobsite. Most Pros know how to use a miter saw vs table saw, but DIYers or those just starting out may not quite understand when exactly you want to use each of these power […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Skil 10-inch Miter Saw

Skil MS6305-00 10 in. Miter Saw Review

The Skil MS6305-00 10 in. miter saw provides an almost unheard of blend of capacity, power, usability, and value. Our crew used it while putting a two-story addition on a downtown bungalow originally built in 1915. Having used dozens of similar tools over the past 20+ years, this Skil 10-inch outclasses many others while staying […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Ridgid 18V 7-1/4 Inch Brushless Miter Saw

Ridgid 18V 7-1/4 inch Brushless Miter Saw Review – R48607B

We love that the tool technology envelope-pushing continues at full speed. That means we get to use tools in ways that we couldn’t, wouldn’t, and sometimes even shouldn’t before (have you seen Kenny put his hand in the paths of the SawStop and Reaxx blades yet?). A big driver of tool technology has been in […]

Milwaukee 9.0 Vs DeWalt FlexVolt

Milwaukee vs DeWalt – Which Tool Brand is Better in 2022

When approached by people—be they tradesmen or simply online readers—about the Milwaukee vs DeWalt question, we realized the answer is more complex than most might guess. Are you asking about who makes the best tools? Or are you inquiring about the larger company itself? To provide an answer, we felt the need to delve into […]

Worx Miter Saw

WORX 20V 7.25-in Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Worx Introduces First 20V Benchtop Miter Saw The Worx 20V 7-1/4 in. Cordless Sliding Compound Miter Saw might not be the best miter saw for all users. At $299 for the kit, however, it could, however, become the go-to saw for DIYers and anyone looking for something small and truly portable. We could see trim […]

Best 12-inch Thin Kerf Miter Saw Blades

Best Thin Kerf Miter Saw Blades

For years woodworkers relied on the best table saws or radial-arm saws for their most accurate machine-made miters and crosscuts. When miter saws first came along, they were crude affairs and not readily adopted by those who valued accuracy over portability. For job site carpentry, these tools were great time savers. However, it took quite […]

Compact Miter Saw Shootout

Best Compact Miter Saw for 2021

A compact miter saw is a model that falls under a 10″ blade diameter. They’re fantastic tools for jobs that require smaller workpieces and the sliding models can still get you 12 inches of cross-cut on 2x material. You can forget 4x material here, though—at least on a single cut. The 7-1/4″ to 8-1/2″ blades […]

Best 12-inch Miter Saw Reviews 2021

Deckbuilding and miters saws are a perfect match-up of a tool to a project. When I was approached about doing a comparative best 12-inch compound miter saw review I couldn’t think of better timing. Finding the best 12-inch miter saw requires testing many different tools at once. My comparison review coincided with a renovation of […]

Bosch CM12SD with T4B Miter Saw Stand

Bosch Gravity-Rise Wheeled Miter Saw Stand T4B

The Bosch Gravity-Rise T4B miter saw stand is smart, durable, and simple to use. With it, professionals set up easily from the back of a work truck, van, or trailer. And forget about ever carrying your miter saw again. The T4B features the same Bosch Gravity-Rise system as the former TS2000. Editor’s Note: Check out […]