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Circular saw upgrade

Lucy and the new Skil circular saw


Day 1 of the new Skil 15 amp circular saw started today.

Cutting logs of purchased firewood in half will be the main application.

It cuts like a hot knife through butter and highlights the cutting area with a laser.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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FYI, just saw that Ace Hardware will have that exact saw for $79.99 on black Friday weekend.
Comment by Marco Mon Nov 5 19:42:21 2012
Thanks for mentioning that. We paid closer to 100, but that might end up being cheaper when you factor in shipping costs. That saw is Heavy and comes in a big box.
Comment by mark Tue Nov 6 07:43:41 2012
Such a miter saw could also come in handy on future home improvement projects. It's hard to cut angles accurately with a handheld saw or on a standard table saw.
Comment by Roland_Smith Tue Nov 6 17:56:40 2012





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