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Blog entry by wichle posted 08-22-2010 06:38 AM 932 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking at pictures of shops posted by LJ members. I was amazed at how few pictures including table saws showed tools with blade guards installed.

Interesting!

-- Bill, Michigan "People don't come preassebled, but are glued together by life"



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#1 posted 08-22-2010 07:06 AM

oops lol

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 08-22-2010 09:10 AM

I have a Blade Guard for my Table Saw! Just forgot where I put it, is all …LOL..

I ALWAYS use the Blade Guard on my Miter Saw. Does that count? ;-}

Hey! Wait! I went to have a look at YOUR Shop pictures ….Nothing there? Don’t bother. Neither do I …LOL…

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#3 posted 08-22-2010 09:57 AM

Good observation Bill, It has always bothered Me about most of the saws out there(some acceptions) How unpractical they make the guard operation ! I have modified My Unisaw guard and it is much easier to remove/install but still could be done better I think ( In the process of making an Independent swing arm guard that will work with majority of TS cutting operations). You would think with as much as these TS can cost that a good,practical blade guard would be included ! Just something else to bitch about I guess, LOL !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#4 posted 08-24-2010 03:51 AM

I take mine off to stack stuff on top of it

-- Jim in Cushing Oklahoma

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#5 posted 08-24-2010 03:54 AM

Opps!, I hope you did not seen my shop. I dont have blade guard nethier. I am always careful around my table saw.

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