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Simple Jigs and Techniques #3: Table Saw Sled Mod for ShopSmith

I just posted my new table saw sled, inspired by kiefer’s versatile version. There is a problem, however, with using such a sled on a ShopSmith and that is simply that because on a SS the table tilts, the line on which the saw blade intersects...

table saw rewire

Busy busy weekend in the shop. Several different projects going on at the same time. Just the right time for some wires to burn. My saw is a hand me down from my buddy. One of the first projects with the saw was to wire an outlet to the saw...

large torsion worktable #3: Table saw is in!

Am finally the table saw is in. I didn’t know that the bracket the hold the motor off the back hangs down about 3/8" to far so the table isn’t flush with the other tops so I’ll have to cut a spacer so that not a problem. But coming along well. ...

Jointer sled for table saw

I’m sure this is nothing new for most but I figured I’d share for that one guy that might not know about it. I have neither money nor room for a real jointer but sometimes you need a straight board so whatcha gonna do? Build a jointer sled. The...

Cutting Metal On Your Table Saw

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Maintenance of Tablesaw Blades

Quick Shop Tip that I do to get more life out of my saw blades. This is what I do. Your Tips are more than welcome. Give me a thumbs up and subscribe to my channel. Thank you. Watch “Maintenance of tablesaw blades” on YouTube...

RECALLS #19: Porter Cable table saw fire hazard

Porter Cable Table Saws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Chang Type Recall Date: July 24, 2019 Recall Number: 19-172 Recall Summary Name of product: Porter-Cable 10” Table Saws Hazard: The motor can...

Vintage Tools...Still the best choice #1: The table saw...

Probably the most important tool in the shop, next to yourself with a relaxing beverage, is the table saw. As most, I drool over the new Unisaw, then the sawstop, move over and eye up the new powercraft. The main thing is , no matter what quality...

Summertime Shop Relief

What do you do to beat the heat. I built a three panel screen door for my shop. I started with pressure treated 2×4 s and and ripped a saw cut down the middle of each edge. Then I screwed the three frames together each apps 36" wide and measured...

Workshop Tour

It seems that workshop postings have slowed down considerably since Steve posted his. I can’t compete with his, but I’ll show (parts of) our workshop anyway. The main portion of our shop is on the lower level. I chose to utilize the space...