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According to advertisements for the Saw Trax, I can get twice the crosscutting capacity of a radial arm saw, the versatility of a sliding compound- miter saw, and a router table in one machine — all for just over $300. This sounded too good to be true, so I had to see for myself. I asked George Woodruff of Pulyallup, Wash., to bring his Saw Trax "Professional" unit by my shop, and over the course of an afternoon, we put the tool through its paces crosscutting 2x4s, mitering thin trim stock, and chopping up hardwood- veneered plywood. We then removed the saw, installed my plunge router on the table, and ran a series of through- and stoppeddados, and cut