Table Saw

  • Choosing the Right Table Saw Blades

    Choosing the Right Table Saw Blades

    A table saw is the heart of most woodworking shops and the heart of the table saw is the saw blade. There are many different types and saw blades on the market today and each is designed to serve a different purpose. George Vondriska explains the differences between three common table saw blades, from the…

  • How to Make a Spline Jig

    How to Make a Spline Jig

    Splines really add a lot to a project. Not only do they add a nice accent to your piece, but they also add more structural strength by reinforcing the joint. George Vondriska shows you step-by-step how to make a very simple spline jig using a scrap piece of 2″ x 4″ and some plywood. With…

  • Using a Table Saw Jig to Rip Skinny Pieces of Wood

    Using a Table Saw Jig to Rip Skinny Pieces of Wood

    For whatever reason, you may want to make skinny pieces of wood even skinnier, but the fence on your table saw doesn’t typically allow you to do so, until now. George Vondriska developed a simple sled jig that you can create using a 10″ board and an old push pad to provide greater control over…

  • Ripping Long Stock

    Ripping Long Stock

    George Vondriska demonstrates the safest and most accurate way to rip long pieces of wood from long stock that you can use to create new woodworking pieces. In George’s case, he uses his table saw to rip a floating shelf from an old door. He shows you some simple techniques that will help you make…

  • Cutting a Cross Halving Joint

    Cutting a Cross Halving Joint

    A cross halving joint creates a rigid and sturdy joint without using glue or fastners. George Vondriska gives you step by step instructions on how to cut a strong cross halving joint using dado head in your table saw.

  • Using the Taper Guide for Cutting Angles on a Table Saw

    How to Cut Angles on a Table Saw Using a Taper Guide for Accuracy

    After you’ve learned the basics of how to use a table saw, you’ll want to take advantage of useful jigs that make your table saw even more versatile. For example, have you wondered how to cut angles on a table saw? There’s a jig for that! A taper guide may look tricky to set up…

  • Using a Stop Block with a Table Saw Fence

    Using a Stop Block with a Table Saw Fence

    George Vondriska shows you how clamping a stop block to your table saw fence can help you make countless cuts at the exact same size. The clamp block will also protect all of your woodworking pieces from jamming in the table saw blade and kicking back, keeping you and the wood safe.

  • Cutting Aluminum on a Table Saw

    Cutting Aluminum on a Table Saw

    Did you know you can cut non-ferrous metals on your table saw? This includes aluminum, copper and brass. George Vondriska explains what saw blade works best when cutting aluminum as well as how to rip and cross cut a piece of aluminum. Learn how to get a cleaner more accurate cut when cutting metal on…

  • Squaring Big Parts

    Squaring Big Parts

    Crosscutting lumber with a miter gauge on your tablesaw is a quick process, but there are always size limitations. George Vondriska gives you a tip to gain some extra capacity by borrowing a commercial manufacturing technique for squaring big parts.

  • Function of Riving Knives for Table Saws

    Function of Riving Knives for Table Saws

    George Vondriska discusses riving knives for Table Saws. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. GTS1031 Table Saw provided by Bosch. For more information, visit www.boschtools.com. More Videos from Bosch: Finish Nailer Buying Advice Tool Maintenance Using an Inspection Camera Tips for Using a Finish Nailer Plunge Cutting in a Countertop Guitar Repair Using…