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While I can't speak to the quality of all manufacturers blades, in general the blade that comes with the saw is of no lower quality than any other blade offered by the manufacturer. Most miter saws come with a 24 tooth FTG (Flat Top Grind) blade, which is good for fast course cuts. If you're looking to chop 2x lumber, this blade will work fine for you. If ...


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I am not a cabinet maker at all. I own a 12" Dewalt compound. I replace the blade once a year and it gets used a lot. I buy blades comparable to the stock. The saw has basically cut any object that you can imagine. It handles baseboards OK, and on some door trim. Mainly it is just used for framing and cutting odds and ends. When I have a crew doing ...


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I don't know if I'd go as far as to call the stock blades "crap", but most of the stock ones are going to be basically all-purpose blades. I use mine mainly for framing, and the stock blade was actually a little nicer than I need for what I'm using it for. If you're going to use it for cabinetry, you'll likely want to get a blade for it geared toward that ...



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