A miter cut can be almost any angle, and the cuts are commonly seen on things like pictures and door frames. Three types of saws are used to make mitered cuts.
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- Compound miter saws have blades which can be angled either to the left or right and are most commonly used for framing.
- Dual compound miter saws are the second type of miter saw, and can tip right or left, but the blades can be tipped in opposite directions to make beveled angles.
- Sliding compound miter saws are like compound saws, but slide back and forth, making them better for longer pieces of wood.