Saturday at friend Lindsay's: (she heard my plea for a saw and let me come over to make use of her husband's deluxe power saw - a Milwaukee compound mitre saw. I loved it; angles were cut perfectly to start the framing process for my paintings. If you recall an earlier post in my blog I had a vision for how I wanted to see my finished canvases framed. What you see is unfinished stage one of that. There are more layers and cuts to put it all together. Below, gives you an idea before it is assembled and painted. Anyway, after Lindsay's I headed off to Home Depot for the second time that day.
This is the saw at Home Depot that I was longing for (Milwaukee compound mitre saw with sliding blade action, and digital read for setting angles accurately). When all is said and done including the heavy duty stand it would have been a $900 investment.
The next day I went to Value Village to walk by the miscellaneous hardware section thinking I might just see a miter saw there. The Universe is having a giant belly laugh with me now - This is not quite the saw I had imagined ($14.99 mitre box, $19.99 stand), but there it was. Every frame I make will definitely be a labour of love with this baby.