Choose the correct blade for the material to be cut.
Disengage the miter's lock handle.
Adjust the miter latch to a 45-degree setting on the miter scale. The latch is located on the bottom of your miter saw. The scale is a circular ruler style mechanism with radial settings from zero to 90 degrees.
Cut a scrap piece of wood to check the accuracy of your angle before beginning your project.
Things You Will Need
- Cutting table
- Scrap wood
- Cut the miter before you make any other cuts to your wood.