How To Cut A 60 Degree Angle With A Miter Saw
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Miter saws make it easy to cut precision angles in wood with little effort.But, if you've spent any time around a miter saw, you know that the miter table only allows you to adjust the blade for angles up to 45 degrees.
But, what if you need to cut greater than 45 degrees? It may seem intimidating at first but learning how to cut a 60-degree angle is a pretty straightforward task.Once you're finished with this guide, you should feel confident enough to make any angled cuts you need to.
What You'll NeedMiter sawWood stock for making a jigWorkbenchSafety gogglesGlovesRulerCarpenter's pencilProtractorStep I: Preparing Your Jig Since a miter saw is only capable of making cuts up to 45 degrees, we'll need to make a simple jig before we're able to perform a 60-degree cut.
We'll be using a piece of wood stock to make the jig.Whatever you have lying around is fine.I usually reach for a scrap piece of 2x4 when making a jig, but any decent piece of wood you have will do just fine.
First, place your miter saw on top of your work bench and adjust the saw to 30 degrees.Make sure the fence is securely locked...