Mitre saws are a type of saw typically used to make precise angled cuts. They are ideal for trimming, framing, and beveling. Mitre saws come in several varieties such as the miter saw, chop saw, compound miter saw, sliding compound miter saw . Each of these tools has its own advantages and disadvantages depending on what you plan to use it for. Generally speaking, the more expensive models will offer higher accuracy and smoother operation than their cheaper counterparts.