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10 Inch Miter Saws: Is it Big Enough

Updated on December 10, 2010

10 Inch Miter Saw


The 10 inch miter saw is usually the most versatile tools that any carpenter is ever going to purchase. This is especially true of a compound miter saw. There aren’t many things more frustrating than trying to make a compound cut without one You really need a 10 inch compound miter sawif you are a serious woodworker. In order to be certain that you buy the Perfect miter saw for your needs there are a couple things that you are going to want to think about


There can be a significant difference in the price of miter saws. Usually the difference in price is determined by the type of miter saw, the size and the quality. You will definitely appreciate the benefits of owning a good compound miter saw so you are going to want to get the highest quality one you can afford. You will help you avoid a lot of difficulty and make your work a lot more pleasant if you get a good quality compound miter saw. It is almost always a good investment.


Generally there are three standard sizes of compound miter saw, eight, ten and twelve inches. When we talk about the size of a miter saw we are actually taking about the diameter of the blade. A bigger blade can cut a bigger piece of wood. Even though miter saws come in three different sizes the eight inch saw is so limited in what it can do that it’s really not even worth considering. Which means that you will need to choose between the ten and twelve inch miter saw. In most cases ten inches is adequate, most woodworkers will never come across a piece of wood that is going to need a larger the saw.


Whether or not to get a standard miter saw, a compound miter saw or a sliding compound miter saw is another major consideration that you are going to have to make. The standard miter saw can only cut miters which limits its usefulness and makes it really not worth considering. The compound miter saw is able to cut both miters and bevels; this substantially increases its usefulness. The benefit of a sliding compound miter saw is that after you plunge the blade into the piece you are working on you can move the saw through it; this makes it possible to cut larger pieces of wood. As you move from the standard miter saw to the compound miter saw to the sliding compound miter saw the cost will rise of course. It is usually a good idea to choose a compound miter saw but this is really a matter of personal preference.

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