I have a Dewalt miter saw. When cutting 90 degree cuts, the cut is
straight. I can tell using a square. When I move the blade to either 45,
the cut seems to flare a bit to the left. The compound angle setting
remains at 90 degrees. I was wondering if maybe I am getting some blade
wobble causing the cut to be off a bit. Not sure what is going on. Thanks.
Try using a better blade, quite a few of the dewalt blades (the ones
with yellow paint) are of questionable quality. Something with well
tensioned plate 0.85 or thicker.
Odds are it's more a question of the blade deflecting due to
insufficient stiffness and poor tensioning.
Be sure the wood is held tight to the table. It's not uncommon for the saw
to try and 'push' the wood in the direction of the cut, which would make
your cut flare. And it doesn't have to be much movement to make it
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