In the last video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement shows how to use the fence of the circular saw to create a straight line when cutting along the length of the wood. You'll also learn how to make your own straightedge cutting guide by constructing a shoot board out of recycled or scrap material.
Learn how to:
Create a rip cut along the length or grain of the wood
Utilize the saw's fence accessory for precise cuts
Make a DIY straightedge cutting guide by creating a shoot board
Avoid crooked cuts