Onboard outfeed support for the mitersaw
My mitersaw doesn't have much outfeed support which makes cutting long boards difficult. So, I made these L-shaped hold-downs from scraps of 3⁄4 "-thick hardwood and bolted them to the fence using T-knobs and 1⁄4 " x 20 bolts. (My fence had mounting holes, but you may have to drill your own.) The slots let the hold-downs raise and lower to accomodate different thicknesses of stock, and I miter cut the ends to allow clearance for the motor and for bevel cuts. Finally, I bolted the mitersaw to the workbench so it won't tip over when a long board is clamped to it.
—Raymond Whitridge, Pierceton, Ind.