I own 2 miter boxes. They are cool tools to have around, but I'll be honest I rarely use them. In fact I have deterred several folks from getting one when asked. Mark Donovan of tedreview.com explains the techniques for making the perfect miter cut. Few tools can match a mitersaw for portability and quick setup. But the real test for woodworkers comes down to this: Can it make clean, accurate cuts day-in and.