The Complete Table Saw Book

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Whether you've just unpacked your first table saw or have been using one for years, this completely illustrated, step-by-step techniques and projects book -- developed by table saw users for table saw users -- belongs in your shop. The Complete Table Saw Book contains the essential information you need to maintain and improve your saw, use it to its full potential and get great results -- safely.
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Overview

Whether you've just unpacked your first table saw or have been using one for years, this completely illustrated, step-by-step techniques and projects book -- developed by table saw users for table saw users -- belongs in your shop. The Complete Table Saw Book contains the essential information you need to maintain and improve your saw, use it to its full potential and get great results -- safely.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890621667
  • Publisher: Landauer Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 387,551
  • Product dimensions: 8.26 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Welcome 4
1. Table Saws
Introduction 6
Table Saw Basics 8
Anatomy of a table saw 10
Saw types 14
Choosing a saw 20
Safety 25
Tune-up & Maintenance 30
Adjusting tabletop & throatplate 33
Aligning blade with miter slots 37
Setting blade tilt 40
Aligning rip fence with miter slots 42
Tuning miter gauge 43
Tuning splitter & antikickback pawls 44
Reducing saw vibration 45
Periodic cleaning & lubrication 48
Choosing Saw Blades 50
Blade anatomy 51
Tooth grinds 52
Common blade types 54
Dado blades 56
Making Basic Cuts 58
Choosing & preparing lumber 60
Setting up for the cut 63
Rip cuts 67
Crosscuts 81
Miter cuts 91
Cutting sheet goods 93
Cutting cove molding 98
Joinery Techniques 100
Basics of table saw joinery 102
Butt joints 106
Splined butt joints 108
Rabbet joints 110
Rabbet-&-dado joints 112
Tongue-&-groove joints 114
Housed dado joints 116
Blind dado joints 117
Double-dado joints 117
Lap joints 120
Mortise-&-tenon joints 122
Finger joints 126
Splined miter joints 128
Sawing Accessories 132
Rip fences 134
Guards & splitters 136
Tenoning jigs 138
Mitering attachments 139
Molding heads 140
Workpiece support 142
Dust collection attachments 143
Rolling saw bases 144
Converting motor power 145
Six Essential Table Saw Jigs 146
Crosscut sled 147
Tall auxiliary fence 150
Adjustable tapering jig 152
Spline-cutting jig 154
Outfeed table 156
Tenoning jig 158
2. Woodworking With Sheet Goods
Introduction 160
Base Cabinet 184
Wall-hung Cabinet 194
Plant Stand with Storage 204
Sheet Goods Cart 212
Entertainment Center 220
Hallway Bookcase 232
Play Table & Chairs 240
Walnut Writing Desk 250
Desktop Console 258
Changing Table/Dresser 266
Country Cupboard 276
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