How To Cut Boards That Are Too Wide For the Saw

Don’t you hate it when a board is just a smidgen too big to be able to cut in one pass on a miter saws? Luckily, there’s a relatively quick fix to this problem: place another flat piece of wood under the board that needs to be cut. That will raise your board up a bit which will allow the saw to cut all the way through. Obviously, this technique will only work with boards that are a bit too big. You’ll have to flip larger boards and make two passes or move over to the table saw.  To see the technique in action, watch the video below.