Cutting a 4x4 with an 8 1/4" circular saw

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Old 06-23-20, 02:46 PM
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Cutting a 4x4 with an 8 1/4" circular saw

Can you cleanly cut a 4x4 in ONE PASS with an 8 1/4" circular saw blade ?
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Old 06-23-20, 04:18 PM
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It's a test!

4x4 post is 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 but the blade is going to have some portion that cant cut due to shaft or shield clearance, so the answer is probably no, I know my 10" miter saw will!
 
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Old 06-23-20, 04:39 PM
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Sure that's not 7-1/4 not 8?
Still the answer is no.
 
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Old 06-23-20, 08:13 PM
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No, but you can with a 12" miter saw.
 
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Old 06-24-20, 02:58 AM
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I always use a 7.25" skilsaw along with a speed square. If you make 3 passes using the speed square the cut should come out perfect. [turning the 4x4 after each cut]
 
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