Pro Tip: Mark Your Saw For Efficient Cuts
Plenty of carpentry jobs require a bunch of short boards cut to the exact same length. Instead of measuring each time you make a cut, try this: measure once, line up your board like your going to make the cut, and then make a light mark on your saw with a pencil. Now, any time you need a block cut to that specific length you can just slide your board to the mark and make the cut- no measurement required. Check out this story for more miter saw tips.