Learn tips and tricks to using your table saw and how to make guides and attachements to make your cuts easier.
Table Saw Tips and Techniques
Get better performance from your bench top or stationary table saw. With these jigs and accessories you can make safer, more accurate rips, crosscuts, dados, rabbets cuts and more.
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How to Build a Portable Table Saw Table
Cut plywood sheets and long boards easily, accurately and safely on a portable table saw with this fold-up, jobsite work table. Construction is simple, and you can set it up and break it down quickly.
Table Saw Tips and Tricks
We'll show you handy tips and techniques for using your table saw. Use these accessories to help you make clean, straight and safe cuts on your next woodworking project. You'll be able to cut extra long, extra wide and extra thick wood without any problems.
How to Build an Outfeed Table
Make a handy outfeed support that adjusts to fit your table saw, band saw, planer or router. All you need is some scrap wood and a handful of inexpensive casters.
How to Use a Table Saw: Cross Cutting
Want perfect end cuts every time? We'll show you how to get them on your table saw. Follow these tips, tricks and techniques to make straight cuts and angle cuts in almost any sized lumber. Get your table saw ready now so you can make perfect cuts on your next project.
Make an Outrigger Stop Block
Assemble a simple cross cutting jig with a stop block for your table saw. Use it to quickly and accurately make repeat cuts.
DIY Table Saw Table
This DIY table saw table is the perfect solution for cutting long boards or big sheets of plywood. It's also a handy workbench with storage trays. When finished, a DIYer can quickly dismantle the table saw table and store it flat against a wall, saving valuable garage space.
Crosscuts With a Table Saw Sled
A table saw sled makes crosscuts safe, simple and accurate. You can quickly make precise right angle cuts time after time. You can build one in about 2 hours, then hang it on the wall near your table saw until you need it.
How to Use a Table Saw: Ripping Boards Safely
Almost all table saw injuries are avoidable if you use the proper ripping techniques. Learn the safe way to make a variety of rip cuts including long rips, skinny rips and even rips to straighten a crooked board.