Miter saw

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Mechanically adjustable miter saw

A miter saw is a handsaw or saw for making mitres .

The miter saw is used by various craftsmen . The roofer uses the miter saw to saw to boards, the installer so that cuts plastic tubes at a 45 ° angle.

Miter box

Cutting box for 90 ° and 45 °

Before the invention of the saw frames, a cutting box was used to guide the saw blade at the correct angle.

Chop saw

Chop saw

Modern electric miter saws or cross-cut saws have the option of changing the miter and thus the angle at the push of a button. Mechanically adjustable and lockable miter saws are also often used.

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