When it comes to using a tablesaw, having plenty of light to see what you’re doing is essential.
Keep glue drips off of your workbench.
Wrestling tippy pipe clamps and uncooperative boards to create a perfectly flat panel can be frustrating.
The steel throat plate on my tablesaw is thin—so thin that wooden zero-clearance inserts sag and affect the accuracy of my cuts.
Need a better grip on a shop-made jig?
I find it helpful to keep a screwdriver on hand to adjust jigs while at the tablesaw or to fine-tune my router table’s fences.