How to Measure and Saw Wood

This tutorial shows you how to measure and cut wood.

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How to Measure and Saw Wood
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First pick a piece of wood to saw.

First pick a piece of wood to saw.

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Next with a carpenter square measure how much of the wood you want to cut off and make a mark.

Next with a carpenter square measure how much of the wood you want to cut off and make a mark.

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After you make a mark make a" V" at the end of the make and make  a straight line around 3 sides. This makes it easier to see if you ae cutting straight.

After you make a mark make a" V" at the end of the make and make a straight line around 3 sides. This makes it easier to see if you ae cutting straight.

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With a clamp place the wood on the table and use the clamp to keep it in place so when sawing the wood doesn't move.

With a clamp place the wood on the table and use the clamp to keep it in place so when sawing the wood doesn't move.

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After using the clamp to place the wood with a saw make a small slit on the mark so that you can cut easier.

After using the clamp to place the wood with a saw make a small slit on the mark so that you can cut easier.

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Continue cutting the wood until you reach the end but keep making sure that its is straight using the other 2 lines on the side.

Continue cutting the wood until you reach the end but keep making sure that its is straight using the other 2 lines on the side.

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If you have a knot in wood it makes it harder to cut.

If you have a knot in wood it makes it harder to cut.

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There you have it you have learnt hoe to cut wood.

There you have it you have learnt hoe to cut wood.

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