In compound miter saw, miter and bevel cuts are both possible. the user will be able to tilt the blade to one side and as a result he can make bevel cuts and also compound cuts witch is a combination of miter and bevel cuts.There are two kind of compound miter saw. One of them is single action and the user can tilt it only to one side of the vertical. Most compound miter saws act like this. With this saws there is a possibility that the user has to flip the workpiece between the cuts he make. The other are dual action and the user can tilt it both ways. With compound miter saw crosscuts, miter cuts, Bevel cuts and compound cuts which is a combination of miter and bevel are possible. Compound miter saws are useful for any project that requires angled cuts like picture frames, crown molding.