How to Crosscut Boards on a Table Saw

Check out the video and description below to learn the best way to make crosscuts on your table saw.

Attach a straight board to the miter gauge by running screws in from the back of the miter gauge into the board.

Loosen the miter gauge handle and square up the miter gauge using a square and one of the miter gauge slots in the table saw. Then retighten the handle.

Create a saw kerf in the board by running it thorough the table saw. Line up the cutting mark on the board you’re cutting with the edge of the saw kerf.

attach table saw gauge to board

set table saw miter gauge

create kerf on table saw