A recent project rquired some very accurate 45-degree cuts, and my
Makita sliding compound miter saw did the job, well, _reasonably_
enough, but it was next to impossible to get the cuts absolutely
perfect. So I'm looking for advice on two possible solutions.
The first is the Makita fence. It's a single piece of metal that
formes the fence, with a c-shaped curve to accommodate the blade. Mine
seems to be a bit off, in that the faces of the two "fences" aren't co-
planar. So, while I could set one side to be dead-on perfect, the
other side will be slightly off. This was a problem when I tried to do
corner cuts on some corner trim. I might be able to bend them
slightly, but that won't be very precise. Would it be worth buying a
replacement part? Or...
... I might try to build my own fence for my saw. And if i'm going to
build one, it ought to have some things like stops, marks, and dead-on
calibration. A breif web searech ahsn't turned up many examples, so
could someone recommend a good fence design for this saw?
Thanks in advance.