Mitre saw for skirting?

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You will also need a coping saw for scribed skirting cuts.
 
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What size skirtings were you going to use . Anything 4 inch or bigger will be a struggle to cut using this saw.

Why not get a sliding version??? A bit more expensive but much more versatile
And as Foxhole said A coping saw is a must have Or it is if your going to do it properly
 
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I think the skirting is 6".. I don't know the different types, which would you recommend?

Yes, I have a coping saw. I have done skirting but with a mitre box.. as I have so much do to I'd prefer a saw but have no idea which one
 
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the 1 you can afford.

there all pretty much do the same thing,just buy the correct 1 for the size of what your cutting.
is it a 1 off job or you planning to use it alot?

obviously if you have the money go for a good make like bosch/dewalt/makita.
but again they cost a lot because they are very good machines and will last yonks.
 
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the 1 you can afford.

there all pretty much do the same thing,just buy the correct 1 for the size of what your cutting.
is it a 1 off job or you planning to use it alot?

obviously if you have the money go for a good make like bosch/dewalt/makita.
but again they cost a lot because they are very good machines and will last yonks.

Thanks, budget up to £300ish, it will be for a house worth of skirting and architrave.. but may be used in the future too.. but certainlly not everyday for a job or anything.

Can you recommend one ? skirting would be max 6"
 
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so that makita will do 4" skirting? (the one in the link I posted) as I only used bigger skirting in one room as the walls were a mess. All the other rooms should be fine
 
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Yes it will, but by not getting a sliding mitre you are limiting yourself in the future - laminate flooring for example.
 
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Yes it will, but by not getting a sliding mitre you are limiting yourself in the future - laminate flooring for example.

Will only be used for skirting and arch..

Just as a one off project? In that case go cheaper than the Makita, get an Evolution mitre or similar, quite a bit cheaper.

It will be for a whole house worth, and if I end up buying more houses it will be the same again. I to have a few makita tools already so it would be good to stick with that, £220 is fine aslong as it does the job but I'm not going to spend £800 on one ..looked at the evo ones they seem ok but i trust makita
 
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I am sure during the time of doing a few houses up, you will need a sliding mitre, they are the same but with added flexibility.

I can't make you buy of course, but I highly recommend one, the slide function on mine is very regularly used.

It sounds like you intend a bit of work, so why not go for a Makita sliding one, or my favourite..... Hitachi!
 

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