Miter Saw, Board Support, and Board Stop

The Photo below, shows the following:

  1. Miter Saw fastened to counter top with “C” clamps.
  2. Board Support, for boards to long to be supported adequately by Miter Saw metal table, is shown in center of photo.
  3. Board Stop, used where multiple boards need to be cut to the same length, is shown on the left side of the Photo.

The setup shown above is simple, but it works. The countertop, extends 3″ out beyond the front of the drawers show below the Miter Saw, which in turn enables me to use the two “C” clamps, to clamp the Miter Saw to the 1.50″ thick countertop.

The Photo below, shows a more closeup view of the Board Support (on right side of photo) and the Board Stop (on the left side of the photo).

Dimension data for the Board Support, is shown in Sketch #1 below. The 4.25″ x 2″ x 1/2″ wood member, is dimensioned such that, butting this member up against the countertop edge, positions the Board Support exactly where you want it. The dimensions of the 4.25″ x 2″ x 1/2″ wood member, may need to be altered to suit your particular Miter Saw.

Likewise, the dimensions of the 8.25″ x 2-7/8″ x 2″ wood member, may possibly need to be altered to suit your particular Miter Saw.

Sketch #2 shown below, gives the dimensions for the Board Stop.

In closing, if you choose to use this setup, I hope you find it as useful, as I have.

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