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Roof framers and finish carpenters alike can profit from using the Hitache Slide Compound Saw. It is a cross between a miter saw and a radial arm saw and it lends the advantages of both. It can cut simple miters in wider stock than most 15-inch miter saws can. And, as the name implies, it can cut compound angles, simplifying cheek cuts and crown miters. The maximum cutting dimensions may be smaller than most radial arm saws (2 9/16 x 12 inches for a straight cut; 1 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches for a 45/45 compound cut). But, practically speaking, the Slide Compound Saw will still cut a cheek cut on a 2x8 hip jack for a