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table saw
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What is the best table saw under $300?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Vassil Jul 13, 2016.

brad nailer
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What is a good inexpensive brad/finish nailer.  I've looked at the Stanley TRE550 nail gun and the ryobi nailer/stapler.  Really don't have the money to buy an air compressor and a pneumatic nailer.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by NickM Jan 4, 2016.

Band saw or table saw
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Hey guys,I am on a budget and just want to get some feedback on a saw.  Should my 1st saw purchase be a band saw or table saw?  My wife got me the kreg jig for Christmas and wants a toy box for the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Darga Dec 26, 2013.


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James Vassil replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
Jul 13, 2016
Roger Waskow replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"Hi mates You guys are lucky. We can't get anything half decent under $AU600."
Jul 11, 2016
Robert A Edwards replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"I have this table saw. Very handy to fold up to store and open up to use. Seems to have plenty of power. drawbacks include the flimsy rip fence and miter. Will be building a crosscut sled for it soon."
Jul 11, 2016
Roger Waskow replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"Hi I always search for the old cast iron larger tools like the table saw, planers and thicknesers as well as band saws. Pick them up for next to nothing and they are quality. Never wear and if the motor goes just put in a new one. And boy, they are…"
Jul 10, 2016
Richard L. McGlasson replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"Mr. C. Lenz makes a good point. I would add that if this is your first table saw that you make it as simple as possible. You can add features of your own as your skills grow. The biggest thing with any saw is the blade being used. It does the actual…"
Jun 23, 2016
Christopher L Esteb replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"kobalt table saw portable and very easy to put together great buy in my opinion "
Jun 16, 2016
Gary roofner replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"Here is your…"
Jun 15, 2016
Ken Kortch replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"I've owned the small Skil table saw that others have mentioned and its done my OK for years. lists a Dewault job site saw for $299 with free shipping. I would suspect that saw would be better than the Skil saw, but you'll need…"
Jun 5, 2016
Tim Grace replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"Check out the local pawn shops, as well. I've run across some pretty nice job site saws for $150 and under. (DeWalt, Rigid, Makita)  "
May 28, 2016
Homer Moyers Jr replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"I have been using a Dewalt compact job site saw for past 4 years. Just over $300 @ Home Depot ($379). Place it on work bench shelf and table becomes out feed . Would work for you if your budget can handle it.  Look at my profile for pics of…"
May 27, 2016
Neil H Boyd replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"I use a table saw I purchased from ace hardware. I made an extension to catch long boards"
May 27, 2016
Don Foley replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"John, this is what the table and fence I mentioned looks like. The portable saw drops into the opening and is adjusted by levelers to be flush with the table. Don"
May 27, 2016
Don Foley replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"John While Gary provides one option, I used a small Skil brand table saw for many years. I was fortunate to find an upgrade table and fence for it which allowed a larger surface area and larger rip capacity fence, but I've seen many of these…"
May 27, 2016
Gary roofner replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'table saw'
"Only option in that price range Craig list best buy."
May 26, 2016
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May 26, 2016
NickM replied to John Sipsas's discussion 'brad nailer'
"The Ryobi AirStrike nailers are great! I own the 18G and the stapler. Not having to hook them up to a compressor is convenient. They are a bit pricey when you include the cost of the battery and charger. I also own a Hitachi pin nailer, 18G and 15G…"
Jan 4, 2016

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At 8:18pm on February 4, 2010, John said…
Hi John, no I don't have the plans for the TV stand because honestly, I just winged it. I made a small 'template' of the layout from spare wood just to get the sizing right. After that it was "I hope this works!" :)

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