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Amazing Tools #8: SAWSTOP on TimeWarp

12-18-2009 04:16 AM by Gary Fixler | 14 comments »

There’s a show on Discovery called “TimeWarp” which uses super high speed cameras to slow down all matter of phenomena to show what’s going on in the physical world at micro timescales. They had a call for entries after one episode and it got me to thinking that I’d love to see various woodworking things slowed down. Apparently they had the same idea last year, but I missed it. They put the SAWSTOP under the cameras, and the inventor even tried it on his own fing...

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Shop Update #2: Finally - A Serious Saw!

08-07-2011 05:54 AM by Dave | 14 comments »

I finally saved up enough to buy a cabinet saw that can handle everything I’ll be able to throw at it for many years to come. My old Ridgid TS2410LS is a great saw, but it doesn’t have the cutting capacity for big jobs, it’s dusty, and it’s LOUD. My new saw is a 3HP Saw Stop Professional Cabinet Saw with the 36” fence, industrial mobile base, and overarm dust collection. I won’t bother doing another review of it – the ones on here are pretty accu...

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12-05-2013 11:33 AM by Rockne | 13 comments »

Sawstop Customer Service contacted me and rectified the situation very well.

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Shop Organization #8: Workbench Cabinet (Part 1)

02-24-2008 05:36 AM by gizmodyne | 11 comments »

Time to modify the workbench. I built the bench a year ago. Currently it has a simple shelf for storage. The plan is to build a simple cabinet with drawers to store hand tools, possibly my routers, and other “stuff” Here is a pic of the plan from Matthew Teague’s Setting up Shop (same place I got the bench plan). The drawers are weird. The bottoms are glued and stapled up onto the box. The bottom then becomes the runners. —————&...

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Note to self: Put blade in facing forward, it cuts better

04-08-2017 07:53 PM by Craftsman on the lake | 11 comments »

I freely present my stupidity for all to see… Today I got the dust collection hooked up on my new Sawstop. I aligned everything and started it up. Try something simple, a soft spruce piece of 2×4. Smoke and burning wood! Not a good impression for a 3hp saw. Then I thought, what could it be? It seems that the arbor nut is on the right side of the blade where my old saw it was on the left. For some reason this led me to put the blade in backwards (I don’t know why but it ...

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Sawstop Tips From the User's Perspective #1: Sawstop Riving Knife Redux

01-18-2017 07:22 PM by pintodeluxe | 11 comments »

I wanted to start a discussion about little issues that come up with Sawstop tablesaws and tips and tricks to make the tool easier to use and adjust. Whether it’s just becoming familiar with a new saw and refreshing your memory from the Sawstop manual, or coming up with something new, this is the place to share it. Recently I was ripping with my PCS using a thin kerf blade and a 2.3mm riving knife. The setup worked fine for a while, then the riving knife started hanging up on the w...

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AWFS 2009 #2: Tool Demos

07-23-2009 03:55 AM by thewoodwhisperer | 11 comments »

AWFS is always a blast, even though this year we could see the effects of the economy in both corporate presence and attendance. But there were still some great products to see. In this video, you’ll see the following demos:Rockler: Tapering Jig, Box Joint Jig, Bench CookiesTenryu: Festool Blades, Silencer seriesKreg: Beaded Faceframe SystemDeWalt: New Lithium Ion Battery technologySawStop: Professional Cabinet SawGorilla Gripper: The Gorilla Gripper

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Beginning Woodworker Just Starting Out #7: I injured myself on a SawStop today...

10-04-2013 06:35 PM by Jimi_C | 10 comments »

Go figure. I was at the local Woodcraft, picking up some stuff for my dust collection setup when I noticed a SawStop in the back – so I thought I’d check it out for a bit, not really having a chance to when I’d been in the store before (I usually hit it on my lunch break, since it’s around the corner from my work). I had read that it had a tool-less riving guard, so I popped the ZCI out and poked around, seeing that it has a twist lever for release. The force to use...

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Sawstop Contractor Mobile Base for 36" T-Glide Rails

01-06-2014 03:04 AM by Sk1pp3r | 10 comments »

So here it is. I am basing this project on one several other talented individuals have done. They include, but are not limited to, Zzzzdoc, Tedth66, and Spencer. I only have the rough outline right now but plan on cutting wood this week. I have the mobile base on 4” swiveling castors. I matched the drawer base to the same height as the original base minus 4 inches for the casters. I made the base 28×68.5 and recessed the cabinet one inch all around so once the drawer fron...

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SawStop 10" Professional Cabinet Saw

05-06-2009 04:32 PM by hermance | 10 comments »

Not sure how many people have been waiting for this machine or watching the news on it, but it’s finally here. SawStop is finally releasing its brand new 10” Professional Cabinet Saw to dealers and woodworkers around the nation. This saw is a go-between model between their current industrial cabinet saw and contractor saw and provides a great piece of equipment for hobbyists and professionals a like. The saw comes available in two models: a 36” fence/rails model and a...

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