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  1. Raising table saw blade into cut...

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    Hello all, I needed to notch two 2x4s at both ends today. I thought about getting out the dado blades and spending the time to set them up, and then taking to time to make the several passes I would need, and then breaking the dado back down again. Then I thought, it would be a LOT easier and...
  2. Using a sliding mitre saw to notch a 4x4

    Power Tools & Machinery
    I'm new here and a novice woodworker. I'm trying to find the best way to notch a 4x4 to insert a 2x4. The only tool I have is a sliding mitre saw with a depth stop. My questions are as follows: 1. Is it safe to do this? 2. Because the cut will not go all the way through the wood, do you let the...
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