Table Saw 101 Know Your Tool
Table saw 101 know your tool is post about Woodworking 101 bookmarked by corey with ID 12545157209 was uploaded on 19-02-2019 and has been viewed 91,389 times.
Let's talk about the table saw.And I mean at the most basic level.This is for real beginners, for those of you that still need a good, basic understanding of this amazing tool and what it can do for you.
As with most woodworkers, this tool will likely become the most important power tool in your wood shop.So it's worth spending a little time to make sure you understand the various cuts, techniques, parts and pieces, and basic accessories for this particular tool.
Components & Terms Table, Rip Fence, Infeed, Outfeed, and Paddle Switch - These are basic components and phrases you'll read about in woodworking.See diagram: Miter Gauge & Miter Slot - The miter gauge comes with your table saw and is used to make cross cuts and miter cuts (more on that below).
The miter gauge supports the board as it slides through the miter slot.Kick Back - this is when a cut-off gets grabbed by the back of the blade and projected back towards you at a very high speed.This is not common, and if you learn to use your table saw safely, there's no reason you can't go your entire life without ever having kick back.
I personally have never...