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In an attempt to save money (and not clutter up my work space with more tools which I don't have anywhere to store) I created a mitre box for my circu...
Put your circular saw on the MDF, lining up the front end of the foot plate with a straight edge (this is the edge we will be working off for the wh...
Put your circular saw in place hard against the stop block and check the front end is still lined up and parallel with the working edge of your MDF. ...
For my mitre box I only wanted two angles of cut. 90 degrees and 45 degrees. A proper compound mitre saw can cut to any angle within about 90 degrees ...
As before, mark and pre-drill the screw holes to hold your saw in this position.
Attach the circular saw to the perpendicular mounting on the MDF sheet and clamp the sheet so that the blade would pass through over the edge of your ...
The sub-frame for the mitre box is just two structural pine beams. I intentionally left them much longer than the mitre box top so I could put quick r...
Once the sub-frame is attached you will need to re-attach the saw to its mounts on the MDF sheet in both the perpendicular and 45 degree positions to ...
Starting on the underside of the MDF sheet, you can make some quick rough cut measurements. Start marking from the closest edge of the blade slot and ...
Using the mitre box is a little different to using a compound mitre saw. First mark up your wood to the point you want to cut. Flip the mitre box ove...
A few quick notes about this circular saw mitre box. Accuracy: The mitre box will only be as accurate as you are when you make it, and as accurate as...
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