Essential Table Saw Blades | Popular Woodworking Magazine
In the dark ages of woodworking, before carbide, you never used the same blade for ripping and crosscutting. Cutting plywood required yet another blade. Today, hybrid blades allow you to avoid blade…
Miter Gauge Setup for Woodworking
Here's a quick way to set the miter gauge on your table saw to 45 degrees. All it takes is a framing square and a little geometry.
7 Easy Tricks to Tune Up Your Table Saw
The table saw is one of the workshop tools we use the most to build DIY projects. From ideas like replacing the stock saw blade to adjusting the fence and reducing friction to protecting your hands here are 7 of the best tips and tricks to make the most of your table saw! #woodworkingtips #tablesaw #tablesawtips
How to Avoid Splintering and Tearing when Cutting Plywood
The thin layers of plywood can often splinter and chip when cut with a power saw, resulting in an ugly edge that looks like this: To prevent your cut line from tearing: 1. Always use an appropriate blade for plywood, and be sure that it’s sharp. The blade that came with your saw – whether you bought or rented it – is likely inadequate. 2. Be sure the good face of your plywood is closer to the outside of the blade. So on a table saw, the right side should be facing up, and when using a…
How to Calibrate a Table Saw Fence
Bruce Kieffer demonstrates the proper way to calibrate a table saw fence so you can make dead-on cuts when you use your table saw for woodworking projects.
General purpose crosscut sled
Making a simple crosscut sled for my table saw. Free Sketchup drawing below!Sketchup drawing: http://jerswoodshop.com/general-purpose-crosscut-sled/Why am I ...
"How To" Turn a Crappy Table Saw into a Good One
In this video I show how I took a cheap crappy tablesaw and turned it into a good usable saw. I realize that I should have used a push stick.
Setting Up Shop – Stationary Power Tools – The Woodworking Shop
In this article we're going to talk about the big guns; the tools that you see in all the TV shows and all the pictures of "serious" woodworking shops. I'm going to go though the list of stationary po
Use a dial caliper to align your tablesaw
When I move to a different Air Force base, one of the first things I do is check the alignment of the tools in the base’s wood shop.