I am about to embark on a major laminate flooring project.
In the past I have used various methods to cut, some good, some bad, none
(1) Jig saw with guide - takes time to set up, and the jig saw sometimes has
a mind of its own.
(2) Circular saw with guide - as (1) and more accurate but the saw is
heavier and it all takes time to set up
(3) Hand saw - afte a while I can follow the line (mostly) but this is slow
and as the day wears on my arm wears out.
I am looking at sliding mitre saws because in theory I just lay the board
down and slide the saw along the mark.
However, I need some guidance (as usual).
(1) The cheapest sliding saw at Screwfix is
I am pretty sure they had cheaper at B&Q, but the offer may be over.
Is there a recommended saw of this type for the job I want to do?
(2) Is the bog standard blade you get with these saws suitable for cutting
laminate, or do you need a blade with finer teeth?
(3) Is there another type of saw in the same price bracket (up to about
£100) which is more suitable for the job?
- posted 12 years ago