In the last Circular Saw 101 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