Need? You don't.
Want? Use? Yes
Trimming the end of an 8' board on a table saw can be unwieldy and unsafe at
times. So simple on the miter saw.
I bought mine to do some flooring, but I still use it for every project. if
nothing else, it excels at making long boards into short boards.
For those with challenging TS's it makes life easier. My Delta 12" CMS
went to the storage shed a couple of weeks after I bought a Cabinet saw with
50" rip capacity almost 6 years ago. Now the TS works better and I only use
the miter saw for on site jobs.
On 29 Jan 2006 12:58:07 -0800, upand_at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Well, you don't really NEED any tool, even a table saw...
you DO have a hand saw, right??
For me, it's partly convenience, partly that I'm not really into crosscuts on a
table saw.. especially if they're short...
maybe i'm just lazy, but if I want to cut an inch off the end of a tuba four or
six, it's quicker and easier to use the CMS...
I can be done with the cut in less time than it takes to clear the shit off the
saw table.. *lol*
also, one things like long pieces of molding of furring strips, I feel like it's
safer to use the CMS... (or the Radial)
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