It’s hard to imagine a woodworking shop that doesn’t include a table saw. Whether you’re rough cutting stock to size, taking it to its final dimensions, or doing the joinery required for your woodworking project, a table saw has you covered. This instructional video class provides you with must-have information for setting up and safely using your table saw.
Your table saw won’t be much good to you if you don’t have it set up correctly. You’ve got to check the alignment of the blade to the miter gauge slot and the rip fence, and make sure the saw is cutting at 90-degrees. We’ll show you high- and low-tech methods, so you can choose the approach that works best for you.
It’s important to use the right tool for the job, and this is very true of table saw blades. Alternate top bevel, triple chip grind, flat top grind, hook angle, tooth count….what does it all mean? What differentiates a rip blade from a crosscut blade? You’ll learn exactly what you need to know to make certain you’re always putting the right blade on the saw.
Ripping, crosscutting, or cutting dadoes, you need to make sure you’re safe. This class provides you with safety rules for the table saw, and shows you where to stand, how to position your hands, and how to stay out of harm’s way.
With the saw properly set up and safety techniques at your fingertips, you’re ready to get to work. We’ll teach you how to rip and crosscut, set up a stackable dado head, cut rabbets, and even how to cut non-ferrous metal; essential techniques for getting the most out of your saw.
In addition to the detailed video instruction you’ll receive, this online class provides you with some downloadable resources and helpful information to print and keep, including: A detailed Class Guide you can follow and use as a reminder for the key points of the class instruction; and a resources document that will help you find the products and elements you’ll see in the class.
CLASS TOOL INCLUDED: As part of this special bundled class offer, you’ll also receive a Digital Caliper with Fractions with your purchase. This Caliper, a 39.99 value when purchased separately displays measurements in inches with fractions or millimeters and is extremely accurate. The precision ground measuring faces allow for outside, inside and step measurements. Battery and carrying case are included. You’ll receive the 3 most common bit sizes for the task, making this set a perfect addition to your shop. Made in the U.S.A., this bit set will be shipped to you upon your purchase of this video class. See more details on this Digital Caliper here.
Download and print this PDF Guide to complement your Class. It’ll be a good reminder for many Table Saw tips.
See this list of tools, suppliers and reference information related to this Class.
Download this short video to help overcome any hesitation in working with a Table Saw.
Download this short video to meet your instructor George Vondriska.
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Table Saw Essentials + Digital Caliperwith George Vondriska
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