Steel City 35930 Hybrid Tablesaw

WOOD magazine rating
Brand:
Steel City Tool Works
Model:
35930
Price:
$1,100

Description

• Newer version of model 35670 hybrid saw.
• The precision-machined cast iron trunions are mounted to the cabinet to ensure perfect blade alignment, increased stability and ease of adjustment.
• Quick release riving knife gives you additional safety when making a variety of cuts.
• Mobile base is integrated into the stand for excellent maneuverability and total portability without the added expense.
• Totally Enclosed Cabinet with 4" Dust Port provides more efficient dust collection than an open or partially enclosed stand unit.
• Exterior Adjustment for 45° and 90° Blade Stops: Provides easy and accurate settings for the 45° and 90° positive stops.
• 1.75 HP TEFC Dual Capacitor Motor provides plenty of power for tough cutting operations.

WOOD magazine review

Zero rip-fence deflection

Review Summary

High Points: We rate this model’s rip fence best-in-class because it showed almost no deflection, locks solidly, glides easily on the rail, and has a scale marked in inches and centimeters. The safety guard easily mounts and dismounts with no tools. Built-in setscrews make it easy to level the cast-iron wings to the table during assembly. It had the only cast-iron table that was perfectly flat and did not need shimming. Its large off-switch was easy to reach and bump with a leg.
The trunnions mount to the cabinet, making it easy to align the top to the blade. Low Points: It ranked among the least powerful saws in the test of 10 hybrids. The blade flutters a little side to side as it coasts down, opening the zero-clearance kerf slightly. More Points: You must leave the arbor washer off the arbor for dado widths greater than 11/16".

Detailed Ratings

4.3
out of 5

Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

5

Value

4

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