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1,008 views, 0 by Kelly

TABLE SAW LONG PIECE CUTTING JIG

I have a Unisaw with a 52" fence. Needless to say, cutting a forty-five on 3/4" stock longer than its capabilities is a challenge. I could run against a sacrificial fence, but that requires me to rely on the cut portion, in back of the blade,...

849 views, 0 by Kelly

L-square Stop - Depth Gauge - Table Saw Setup Tool

This tool serves several functions. It can be used as: - an edge stop for L-squares; - a wide gap depth gauge; and, - as a set up tool for table saws. This tool allows the user to, easily, lay out lines at ninety degrees...

2,815 views, 1 by Kelly

Table Saw Set-up Gauge

I designed this guide back in the eighties, to allow me to be sure my table saw top was positioned exactly ninety degrees to the blade, and for setting up cuts on my, then, less than reliable fence. A table saw blade must be perfectly...

1,273 views, 0 by Blackie

Blackie

Lowering your Table Saw Blade

I have a couple questions on lowering your table saw blade. 1. How many of you lower your table saw blade beneath the table once you’re done working with it? 2. What is your reason for lowering the blade? This week I was working on a box,...

1,153 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

TIPS: safety on the table saw

what are your TIPS for (safely) using the table saw

1,376 views, 0 by MontyJ

MontyJ

Table saw question

I have a Grizzly 1022z. Today I was going to use it to cut 45° miters on a box. Out of curosity, I decided to check the blade to miter slot parallelism. With the blade at 90° it’s within .001. When I tilted the blade and checked it it was out by...

1,827 views, 0 by Jeff B

Jeff B

table saw blade flex

Hey, I’ve been noticing that when I’m cutting 45 degree beveled cuts on my table saw for glued miter joints that in the last few inches of the cut my table saw blade seems to be flexing a bit creating a concave surface on the beveled face of the...

1,370 views, 0 by Bill T

New Table saw

Starting to look around at upgrading my table saw ( the one I have is a old Beaver saw Its about 45 years old I remember my dad having it when I was a kid many moons ago) its a belt drive will take a 8" blade no guards of course and top is approx...

854 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

table saw tune-up

My saw has been a little out of whack for a few months. A few issues. First the fence was not plumb. I thought one of the glide pads was worn down but it turned out to be a warped table causing it. Not the table actually, but the fence rails. I...

767 views, 0 by FlagshipOne

Grizzly G0715P 10" hybrid table saw.

Need a bit of help …. I have a Grizzly G0715P 10" hybrid table saw. I am attempting to align the miter slot to the blade but am having difficulty. I am using a dial indicator made by Woodpeckers for measurements but cannot seem to get it any...

1,029 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Upgraded!

Well i was doing what i was not supposed to be doing, looking on Craigslist for tools! I found something that was awesome. A like new Delta table saw. I might have been a bit impulsive, but i think i will be very happy with my purchase. It was...

756 views, 0 by Kelly

Sacrificial Fence Clamp Storage

After all these years, I got around to buying a couple clamps to hold sacrificial fences to my table saw fence. They work great, and are an alternative to my old method of securing the fence, which involved drilling holes in the both my regular...

1,488 views, 1 by Jack

Jack

Admitting our dangerous (and dumb) mistakes might help others.

When I decided to start this wonderful hobby, I bought on my first trip shopping the following: a table saw, planer, a scroll saw and a drill press. Having no idea how they worked, I unpacked, set them up and plugged them in. I was of course...

1,798 views, 1 by MontyJ

MontyJ

Lessons learned...or what every new woodworker should know...

I have been accused of having a bit of a sense of humor in the past. If I can’t laugh at myself, well, I might as well die. I compiled a short list of things every new woodworker should know. Some of them are things I have learned from experience...

1,027 views, 0 by a1jim

a1jim

Do as I say not as I do AKA Don't do this at home

Hi gang As I was cutting some wood on the table saw today the thought came to me that what I was doing is not something I would recommend to my woodworking students. My father’s words came back to me “do as I say not as I do”. Because I’m a 30...

2,238 views, 0 by MontyJ

MontyJ

Mortise and tenon

Is it possible to make mortise and tenon joints without a mortise machine or drill press? I know I can cut the tenons on the table saw, but what about the mortises? Router table with a straight bit and chisel out the corners? Any tips for this?

2,535 views, 0 by Timothy

Timothy

Rant... Dust collector

I bought a jet cyclone dust collector a couple months ago for my table saw, today I decided to check on the bag and sure enough it needed changed out, 60 gallon bag ¾ full. They’re is a barrel, a bag and a cage device inside the bag . 1- you...

1,057 views, 0 by Shin

Shin

Shots in the Shop

Snapped some pics today. Goings on, and stuff in the “Wood Shop.” Hope others will add some. Keith “Shin” Schindler The South Central Texas Wood Butcher “The Corner” This is where 90% of the work gets done. Table saw, router table, dust...

935 views, 0 by christiebiscuit

christiebiscuit

Planer questions from the new guy

Hi everyone from Fergus Ontario, I’ve been a machinist for 25+ years now and last year inherited a bunch of wood working tools. A small table model Delta band saw, a craftsman 10 inch table saw and a Ryobi 10 inch planer. These are all probably...

962 views, 0 by Brian

Brian

Need new roller stands

I have a pair of cheap roller stands (they came with my table saw) and they are finally biting the dust. First the height adjustment knob stripped and I took to holding the height with clamps. But now one of the rollers is completely broken. ...