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CantBurn

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12-27-2010 05:18 AM

Topic tags/keywords: tablesaw christmas table saw

What a great man he is. My first ever (owned) tablesaw, and I don’t think I could have done any better. I was looking at a Ryobi, my budget must be a tad slimmer than his.

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois


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Kevin

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#1 posted 12-27-2010 05:24 AM

Congrats on the new TS. Have fun, enjoy it and always be safe :)

-- Williamsburg, KY

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#2 posted 12-27-2010 07:39 AM

nice…..good saw enjoy and be safe.

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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#3 posted 12-27-2010 07:58 AM

Thanks guys. I’m stoked. I had a list of three saved on my computer, and this was one of them. But it was the “someday”, “would buy if I get a good tax return” choice. Like on a “if only” list. My sneaky wife gave my Father the list. And he actually chose this one on his own, after he did his own research.

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois

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#4 posted 12-27-2010 08:04 AM

keep the father
the wife

and

the saw

enjoy

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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CantBurn

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#5 posted 12-27-2010 08:09 AM

Very sound advice David, thank you.

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois

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#6 posted 12-27-2010 09:30 AM

congrat´s with your new toy
enjoy it but but think safty first :-)
now time to make a Mafe Kerfmaker

take care
Dennis

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#7 posted 12-27-2010 09:30 AM

My son wanted a battery impact, but not being a trades guy, he didn’t know much about them, so I got him Ridgid with lifetime batteries ;-)) That is why his old drill quit, batteries went ;-(

Congrats on the saw and the sneaky wife :-) Just one thing, us dads are just spending your inheritance :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Kevin

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#8 posted 12-28-2010 01:12 AM

LOL ^ good one. :)

One thing I would do on my “todo list” for the saw is to make a ZCI (zero clearance insert) for that saw. Much cleaner and safer cuts.

Just a video to show how to make one.
http://www.shopnotes.com/issues/90/videos/making-a-zero-clearance-insert/

I would use set screws instead of the ones they have.

-- Williamsburg, KY

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CantBurn

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#9 posted 12-28-2010 01:26 AM

Thanks to all. Kevin I will check that link out. Thanks for posting it.

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois

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#10 posted 12-28-2010 03:46 AM

Anytime :)

-- Williamsburg, KY

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#11 posted 12-28-2010 08:56 PM

You should look into getting a Grrripper as well. It’s the best table saw safety device to come along in many years.
There are training videos on U tube for it. The company also sells a training and safety DVD for it.

CharleyL

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#12 posted 12-28-2010 09:02 PM

Second thing, make push sticks. Lots of different sizes and keep them near by.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#13 posted 12-28-2010 09:03 PM

As the owner of a 4100 saw, I think you (and your dad) done good, here !

Just to help rid you of a little bit of excess cash (!) .... I’m VERY happy with my Bosch infeed/outfeed extensions, and the Forrest Woodworker II blade that I put on mine !

Also a good idea to buy (Bosch sells the blanks) or make (easily found, anywhere, plans to do so) a Zero Clearance Insert !

Also, take the time to figure out how to be SURE that your blade AND fence are very well aligned with your miter slot. Well worth it !

-- -- Neil

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#14 posted 12-28-2010 09:23 PM

Hello

I have a bosch tablesaw (green series PTS 10)

I’m very happy with it
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/39202

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#15 posted 12-28-2010 09:39 PM

They’re PRETTY, in green !!!!

And …. Diggerjacks: please stop building SHOP furniture that’s nicer than my HOME furniture :-) Very nice mobile carts. Well done !

-- -- Neil

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