Turning A Lower Cost Table Saw Into A Better Machine

Table SawWhen I first started woodworking, I did what many do. I got a little bench saw for my table saw. For many, that is the only type of table saw they can afford. That is how it was when I started, and it was probably 3-4 years into my woodworking hobby before I purchased a bigger, more expensive saw.

But don’t ever let this make you feel you will be making inferior projects because of the smaller. lower cost saw. You may have to go slower with it, but the saw will cut your wood.

There are some things though that can be done to beef up these bench saws. You can make them larger, more accurate, and just overall better. Watch this video below to learn more:


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