Magnetic Saw Guide

Magnetic Saw Guide


      The Magnetic Saw Guide helps woodworkers make clean cuts at compound angles using a handsaw.  





      No need to carry a miter box, special saws or electrical power.  The Magnetic Saw Guide sets up in seconds and uses your existing hand saw.  The Magnetic Saw Guide is compact, rugged and folds flat for storage.  


To use the Magnetic Saw Guide:

      Set the miter angle and tighten the black knob.  Clamp the saw guide keeping the top miter plate square with the wood.

      Set the bevel angle from -45° to +45°, using the scale on the hinge.  Tighten the orange handle.  Let a hand saw snap against the rollers.


      The magnet grabs the saw making a satisfying ‘snap’ against the rollers, allowing natural sawing motion.  The magnet is recessed, so there is no scraping.  Once the user gets the feel for the sawing plane, the device lets the saw slowly drift into the wood to provide a clean cut at the desired compound angle.  A “V” groove on the bottom aligns dowels, railings and other round stock.

      Keep a HinesLab Magnetic Saw Guide in your tool box for that next picnic table or Hughes “Spruce Goose” 8-engine airplane.  



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Hines’ original notebook entries.



“Where can I buy one of these?”, Mike ___, May 17, 2020

“Can I get one too??”, Smitty ___, Feb. 16, 2020

“I looking for that”, Patrick Fontes, Dec. 12, 2019

“It far exceeds the quality and precision of any product I could make myself and perfectly fills a specific niche in my workshop.”, Jon Potter, Feb. 26, 2019

“we have been searching for a magnetic saw guide exactly like yours”, Hans Schepker, Nov. 21, 2018

“I would like to know if you have any for sale? It is a great idea!”, Randy Burnsworth, July 16, 2018

“Your magnetic saw guide is just the tool for me”, Dr. Michael Maves, May 25, 2018

“Hi, may I purchase a saw guide?”, Michael Berensen, April 10, 2018

“Are these magnetic saw guide’s available on the market?… would have been a nice addition to the tool box”, Bill Durbrow, Nov. 22, 2016

“where I can buy the magnetic Saw guide? How much is the price?”, Rafael Pazdykiewicz, Aug. 30, 2015

“Do you have any oem manufacturer of your Magnetic Saw Guide in UK?”, David Barnes, Aug. 17, 2015

“your Magnetic Saw Guide, I think this is a fantastic idea”, Javier Corral, Aug. 4, 2014

“Saw your site for the magnetic saw guide. Great design. Where can I purchase?”, Chris Carson, July 9, 2014

“It was clever then and it’s clever now.”, Paul Doering, Feb. 27, 2014

“How can a person purchase one of your magnetic saw guides?”, Steve Tanner, Feb, 25, 2014

“As a cabientmaker i’m interested in buying your nice design of the magnetic saw guide. Can you help me where to find it?” Laurence De Saegher, May 22, 2013

“How do I place an order for your magnetic saw guide?”, Ernest Demaray, March 28, 2013

“Was wondering if the saw guides are avaiable for sale. Sounds like a business opportunity?”, Bob Kelly, Nov. 19, 2012

“I am interested in your magnetic Saw Guide.”, Stephen Collins, Aug. 24, 2012

“Can you tell me which companies utilize your Magnetic Saw Guide patent. As I would like to use such a device.”, Paul Conilion, April 27, 2009

“I love your invention of Magnetic Saw Guide”, Saeideh Omid, Aug. 18, 2009

“I am intrigued by the design and functionality. I would like to buy one.   Could you direct me to a retailer ?”, Mike Vega, March 1, 2007

“Is your magnetic cutting guide available for sale?”, Bill Griffiths, Feb. 27, 2006

“Can you tell me the price and where I might purchase one.”, Steve McLane, Oct. 3, 2005

“Hi, Where can I buy the magnetic saw guide? How much does it cost?”, Oleg Vitenko, June 23, 2005


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      Please take note of the interest in this device.   HinesLab is actively seeking licensees to commercialize this patented technology. U.S. Patent 7,249,552  This is not a product being offered for sale to end users.  To discuss licensing, please contact Steve Hines at:



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