Table Saw Video Summary:
Steve gives fantastic tips for both beginners and long time woodworkers. Steve doesn’t make assumptions about what you do and don’t know and goes through the process from safety and set up, to rip cuts and cross cuts, and how to use stop blocks. It’s a great tutorial and his editing style makes the video very easy to watch.
Table Saw Video Breakdown:
(0:48) – Table saw safety tips;
(1:20) – Imagine your cuts before you make them on the table saw;
(1:42) – Table saw set up and saw blades;
(2:06) – Blade installation;
(2:30) – Kickback, how to cut, and where to stand in relation to the table saw;
(3:51) – Rip cuts;
(4:50) – Step by step instructions on how to make a cut with the table saw;
(5:11) – Gripper and other push sticks;
(5:34) – Cross cuts;
(6:15) – Repeat cuts and stop blocks;
(6:44) – Stop block on rip fence.
Unique Table Saw Video Clips:
(3:26) – For beginners he has a great tip of never making freehand table saw cuts and the reasons why.
(4:30) – He has great tips for setting up the cut from the end of the table saw blade’s teeth
(7:17) – Steve has some great tips for why not to use the rip fence as a stop block when cutting small pieces.