Hi All I'm considering buying a compound mitre saw to mitre 6" skirting board at 45 degrees but I'm not sure what size blade is required for that size skirting. I'm assuming that I need to cut the board upright. Advice and suggestions appreciated. Thanks in advance
As you only need to cut a 45 angle then a 90 up to just short of the top of the skirting. I use a good old fashion hand or mitre saw and a utility knife to slice the slip I tend toward a larger disk blade as it saves me changing it when I'm cutting thicker timber. With a great deal of care it is easy peasey to mitre link joints on skirting and even architrave when necessary as the lower down the blade is the straighter the cut.
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