More stories about Saws

  • The Ultimate Home-Made Table Saw

    Hector Acevedo is an excellent mechanic and craftsman. How do I know? Because I have seen photos and drawings of the cabinet saw he built from hardwood, plywood, and a mixture of home-made and purchased parts.

  • Home-Made Vertical Panel Saw

    This picture of a home-made vertical panel saw was posted on one of the WoodWeb forums. As its maker puts it, 'it's not much to look at but it works very well.'

  • Bosch CM12 Miter Saw

    Bosch's new 12-inch single bevel compound miter saw sports a number of incremental improvements and a feature that can't be found on other saws ...

  • Tools Up Close: Milwaukee M12 Band Saw

    Earlier this year Milwaukee added a tool to its M12 line that I never expected to see: a cordless portable band saw. Many tool companies make 18-volt band saws, but this is the first subcompact (10.8-volt/12-volt max) model. At 6.75 pounds and 12 inches long, it's small enough to be used one-handed.

  • A Deck Builder's Tool Kit

    These specialized tools boost productivity and quality.

  • Can't Get it Here: Strange Metabo Table Saw

    I've seen similar saws in the past, European models where the operator pulls a lever and the blade...

  • Lazy Man's Circ Saw

    I almost feel guilty wanting one of these things. Am I really so lazy that I can't push the saw down the rail?

  • An Ingenious Door Fitting Jig

    If you're an experienced finish carpenter, it won't matter that the subtitles in this video are in Dutch, because you'll be able to figure out exactly what this guy is up to.

  • Can't Get It Here: Alligator Saw

    This has nothing to do with 'Swamp People,' though I suppose you could use one of these saws to cut up a gator.

  • Oversize Saws

    Several years back I read a story about gang cutting rafters – so I started doing it on my framing jobs. Gang cutting means setting all your rafters on edge on racks and using specialized saws such as...