Lubricating a Table Saw

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George Vondriska provides tips on how to lubricate your table saw to protect it and help its parts move smoothly. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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15 Responses to “Lubricating a Table Saw”
    • Customer Service

      Hi, Jason. The “spritz” bottle was from Empire Manufacturing. That product is no longer made. The aerosol product is from Bostik and is called TopCote. Bostik has subsequently changed the name of the product to GlideCote. It’s available from Amazon.com.

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  1. Brian McLoughlin

    It would be nice if George told us what the heck he’s using after singing it’s praises!

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Brian. The “spritz” bottle was from Empire Manufacturing. That product is no longer made. The aerosol product is from Bostik and is called TopCote. Bostik has subsequently changed the name of the product to GlideCote. It’s available from Amazon.com.
      Thanks
      Jean-WWGOA Video Membership

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  2. STEVEN

    Hi, I have a Dewalt Job Site table saw. I’m not sure what the surface is made of. Do you think I need to lubricate it?

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Steven. Yes. I would suggest lubricating the surface of any table saw.
      Thanks
      Paul-WWGOA

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  3. Rick Bodick

    thanks, I’ve used paste wax before on my table saw, and it works great, but this seems like it’s a lot easier and a lot faster – I’ll have to give it a try!!

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  4. raypletan

    I find that the propellant in the spray lubricant has a shelf life (depending on how long it has been been in stock at the distributor or how long you have owned it). So eventually the spray starts to “spit and sputter” leaving “globs” that are hard to buff out. So I find that a paste wax, such as Renaissance Wax, works much better and provides the benefits you are looking for with the spray product. What is your experience? Thanks.

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Ray. I’ve never had the spray lubricant do what you are describing. I feel that I get very similar results when using silicon free paste wax, but the spray is just quicker to apply and easier to remove.
      Thanks
      Paul-WWGOA

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Mary Jane. “The “spritz” bottle was from Empire Manufacturing. That product is no longer made. The aerosol product is from Bostik and is called TopCote. Bostik has subsequently changed the name of the product to GlideCote. It’s available from Amazon.com.”
      Thanks
      Jean-WWGOA Video Membership

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    • Customer Service

      Hi Ivan. “The “spritz” bottle was from Empire Manufacturing. That product is no longer made. The aerosol product is from Bostik and is called TopCote. Bostik has subsequently changed the name of the product to GlideCote. It’s available from Amazon.com.”
      Thanks
      Jean-WWGOA Video Membership

      Reply

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