Working with Tablesaws
Best of Fine Woodworking

215 x 275mm

Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.


ISBN 1-56158-749-4

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Extract from back cover of book:

The tablesaw is the work horse of the modern wood shop. Peerless at ripping stock, this versatile tool can also crosscut accurately and cut a wide variety of joints. This book covers basic tablesaw operations as well as special tasks like cutting coves. Expert woodworkers also offer advice on tablesaw joinery, dust control, and making jigs.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial



Section 1 - Tablesaws and Blades

Nine Midsize Tablesaws
Roland Johnson

Ten-Inch Combination Tablesaw Blades
Tom Begnal

Section 2 - Techniques

A Tablesaw Primer: Ripping and Crosscutting
Kelly Mehler

Joint-Quality Edges Cut on a Tablesaw
Lon Schleining

Safe Procedures at the Tablesaw
Howard Levin

Taming Tearout on the Tablesaw
Steve Latta

Cutting Coves on the Tablesaw
Stuart Sabol

Pattern Cutting on the Tablesaw
Steve Latta

Section 3 - Joinery

Box Joints on the Tablesaw
Lon Schleining

Tablesawn Dovetails
Steve Latta

Machine Dovetails by Eye
Jeff Miller

Shopmade Tenoning Jig
Brad Schilling

Angled Tenons on the Tablesaw
William Krase

Joinery for Curved Work
Garret Hack

Section 4 - Dust Control and Safety

Dust-Proof Your Contractor's Saw
Dick McDonough

Shopmade Tablesaw Guards
Sandor Nagyszalanczy

Causes and Prevention of Tablesaw Kickback
Kelly Mehler

Tablesaw Kickback
Lon Schleining

Section 5 - Jigs for Crosscutting

Reproducing Your Project
Ken Picou

Making a Sliding Saw Table
Guy Perez

One-Stop Cutting Station
Ken Picou

Sliding Fence for a Miter Gauge
Tim Hanson

A Tablesaw Sled for Precision Crosscutting
Lon Schleining

Section 6 - Shopmade Accessories

Shopmade Rip Fence Assembles Easily, Stays Aligned
Worth Barton

Shop-Built Extension Tables
Dwayne J. Intveld