It's beneficial to learn the various woodworking “joinery” methods,so as to determine the applicable joints to make, with the available tools one has, or intends to acquire, to accomplish the desired…Continue
A 7-1/4" saw blade can be used in a 10" saw; however, it cuts slower.
and it suffices on smaller material(s).
Standard arbor dia on most saws is 5/8". The blade must fit the arbor.
"Diablo is made by Freud---
a lower cost version.
A 60 tooth will provide a smoother cut edge than a 40 tooth on plywood,
as well as cutting thinner materials.
a 7-1/4" 60 tooth blade, can be used in the table saw, miter slide saw and…"
"DO NOT attempt to cut large sheet goods, on this machine.
Check stand for stability/rigidity---
sideways movement or wobble when forces are applied to each side of the table.
Suggest making an easily removable platform,
so as to add weight,…"
""Carbide" tooth blade is the way to go.
Obtain blades for their intended purpose.
The marking on the blade and the packaging defines the specifics.
Blade tooth types, and how they're shaped and ground, are described by the…"
"Insure that your hands are NOT in the "red-zone"---
the red-zone being the danger zone around or close to the spinning saw blade.
Paint your tablesaw insert plate RED, to act as a reminder.
It may be necessary to use TWO push sticks to…"
"The grriper push-block system, is raved by many.
Pricey, but effective.
It emphasizes safety and that your hands are protected from a spinning saw blade.
For long pieces, they recommend two such tools.
NOTE: insure your working height is not too…"
A hand-driven tool provides better control.
Great for the DYI person, and the occassional user.
“mini-ratchet” drive tool.
There are several varieties, of both, on today's…"
It's encouraged to make sample test pieces---
make from scrap pieces of wood,
before proceeding to the final project piece.
In softer wood, it may require very little torque---
snug-it up, followed by 1/8 to 1/4 turn.
Check the joint…"
Yes it does , but no it is counter top edge remenant . thanks for consern I have several different patterns of this material .I ve made several kitcheen stands and islands of this different material. Find it at Menards in the shelving department advertised as discontinued shelving. Very nice and cheap material. thanks Cecil