Table Saws, Blades, and Accessories
Tablesaw blades come in a wide variety of styles and designs, but they generally fall into one of three categories: rip, crosscut, or general-purpose. Here are some tips on saw blades by Jim Heavey.
Why spend your hard-earned cash on a miter gauge when one comes free with every tablesaw? Because today's aftermarket crosscut accessories add increased reliability and accuracy -- in some cases, down to 1/10°.
We put 28 of the leading 10" models through rigorous trials in search of the perfect "do-everything" blade. The good news: We found several that qualify.
These machines combine some of the beefy qualities of 3-hp cabinet saws with the lighter weight and 110-volt convenience of contractor-style saws. You'll find out whether one belongs in your shop, and if so, which model to buy.
With riving knives now required to earn approval by Underwriters Laboratories, manufacturers took the opportunity to freshen up their saws. We tested 9 of them.
Muff-style hearing protectors reduce the sound reaching your ears, effectively preventing hearing damage.