By now most people have seen us using a sliding compound mitre saw. They’re
great machines because they’re just so versatile, being able to cut square,
mitres, bevels, or compound angles. They’re great for making lots of cuts
But there’s one problem with them. Lining up the saw blade accurately with the
line you want to cut is often time-consuming and cumbersome. You need to bring
the blade down on the timber (often rotate the blade so that a tooth touches the
mark or line), shuffle the timber into place, clamp and then cut. Having your
fingers close to the blade so often is a potential hazard, so Ryobi have come up
with a faster, safer way.
The new Laser Guide! You’ll still need to measure and mark, but your fingers
need be nowhere near the blade. Simply switch the laser on and it shows exactly
where the blade will cut! It saves lots of time, and might even save your
Monte’s tip: Don’t forget to protect your eyes, ears and lungs when using saws.