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270201 Ed Minch <ruby1638@a...> 2020‑03‑25 Re: WTB: 18" or longer back saw
Matt sent this:

> On Mar 24, 2020, at 9:23 PM, Matt Cooper  wrote:
> 
> 881 indicates it was built by Hempe, for Sears. Here is someone's page about
theirs.
> 
> http://thevalleywoodworker.blogspot.com/2015/04/craftsman-miter-
box.html?m=1 <http://thevalleywoodworker.blogspot.com/2015/04
/craftsman-miter-box.html?m=1>

In it, the author says


One last word of wisdom, Miter saws 22 to 30 in in length are NOT to be used
free hands, they are only made to be used in a proper miter box, or they will
bend. DO NOT do that, ever!


I have used a 24” for cutting tenons because I read that it makes it easier to
hold the saw vertical for a plumb cut.  Worked niecely, pretty controllable, but
I likes my 14” better. Anybody know about this?

Ed Minch

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