How to Tune Up a Compound-Miter Saw | Tool Lab | This Old House

Miter saws, especially the dual-bevel slide-style ones that are common now, are complex machines that don’t stay true forever.

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We expect them to be perfect out of the box, but at the end of the day, they show up on our doorsteps after a long journey — boxes worn, dinged, and bruised. Learn how to use, tune-up, and maintain your miter saw for years to come.

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