Focus Like a Laser

Okay, you caught me.

In our last eZine, I had the opportunity to tell you about Craftsman’s new laser guided miter saw. A good many of you took me to task on my assertion that this was the first miter saw to feature such a gizmo as a standard feature. “What about Porter-Cable’s laser saw? You know, the one Norm uses EVERY WEEK on the New Yankee Workshop?” was a common question.

To which I respond: Oops. Porter-Cable apparently did make a laser guided saw several years ago, which has since been discontinued. And while I’d like to lapse into some political “respeak” and “clarify” what I really meant to say, the truth is I just goofed up. So for those of you who already own the Porter-Cable laser saw, hail to thee! And for those of you who would like to buy the Craftsman saw, it’ll be at Sears this June. And for the rest of you who find pleasure in pointing out my mistakes – Thanks, I need all the help I can get.

Rob Johnstone, Woodworker’s Journal

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