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Forum topic by FancyShoes posted 07-07-2015 01:36 AM 556 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-07-2015 01:36 AM

A table saw and a arbor saw? Lets just say they would be the same brand

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#1 posted 07-07-2015 02:11 AM

Where have you seen an arbor saw? I have seen where deltas say, tilting arbor saw. You read it, tilting arbor…..saw or in other words, tilting arbor…...table saw. The table part is implied. That’s the way I see it.

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#2 posted 07-07-2015 11:51 AM

As far as I know the arbor refers to the mechanism under the table that is the heart of the saw.

It maybe they are contrasting it to a bandsaw?

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#3 posted 07-07-2015 12:44 PM

LOL – I have no idea what an “Arbor Saw” is…

There is the Tilting Arbor Saw, if that’s what was meant. Those are synonymous with todays modern table saws, and refers to the method of obtaining bevel cuts. The name was probably coined to distinguish the ‘new’ design apart from the older machines that had fixed arbors and tilted the table to get bevel cuts.


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#4 posted 07-07-2015 01:35 PM

A saw that cuts arbors. as in a saw used on arbor day?

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#5 posted 07-07-2015 01:45 PM

An arbor saw is like a swing saw, used to be for making cutoffs on framing lumber and human limbs. Or else it’s a cordwood saw driven by belt. Or maybe not.

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#6 posted 07-07-2015 02:29 PM

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