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Title:
Jim Tolpin's table saw magic
Author:
Tolpin, Jim, 1947-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, OH : Popular Woodworking Books, 1999.
Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781558705128
Format :
Book

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Central Library TT186 .T64 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Jim Tolpin shares his masterful techniques for using the table saw to achieve a variety of safe and accurate cuts, including ripping, crosscutting, mitre cuts, grooves, dadoes, rabbets, curves, moulding, joinery and more.'


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 11
1 The table sawp. 12
Types of Table Sawsp. 12
Assessing Qualityp. 18
2 Setup, tune-up and upkeepp. 29
Saw Placementp. 29
Lightingp. 30
Powerp. 30
Dust Collectionp. 31
Tune-up for Maximum Performancep. 31
Miter Gauge Tune-upp. 38
Rip Fence Tune-upp. 39
Guard and Splitter Adjustmentp. 40
Maintaining the Sawp. 41
Preventative Saw Maintenancep. 44
3 Table saw accessoriesp. 46
Blade Guards and Splittersp. 46
Push Sticksp. 47
Hold-Downsp. 48
Stock Supportp. 50
Fence Systemsp. 53
Universal Rip Fence Fixturep. 56
Miter Gaugesp. 58
Moving Crosscut Tables/Sledsp. 60
Power Feederp. 63
4 Blades and cuttersp. 65
Saw Blade Anatomyp. 65
Choosing Bladesp. 67
Maintaining Bladesp. 69
Dado Cuttersp. 72
Moulding Headsp. 74
5 Rippingp. 76
Basic Rippingp. 76
Ripping Thick Stockp. 82
Ripping Long Stockp. 82
Ripping Off Waney Edgesp. 83
Ripping a Taperp. 83
Resawingp. 84
Gang Rippingp. 87
Ripping Bevelsp. 88
Cutting Polygonal Shapes and Assembliesp. 91
6 Crosscuttingp. 92
Basic Crosscuttingp. 92
Mitersp. 100
Cutting Polygonsp. 103
7 Grooves, dadoes and rabbetsp. 106
Setting Up a Dado Cutterp. 106
Cutting Groovesp. 107
Cutting Dadoesp. 110
Special Techniquesp. 111
Cutting Rabbetsp. 120
8 Sheet stock and small partsp. 123
Sawing Panel Stocksp. 123
Ripping Stock to Narrow Stripsp. 134
The Vacuum Fence: A Specialized Accessory for Ripping Thin Slicesp. 138
Sawing Small, Odd-Shaped Partsp. 139
Pattern Sawingp. 141
9 Curves and mouldingsp. 143
Sawing Curves and Circlesp. 143
Shaping With the Moulding Headp. 149
Shaping With a Bladep. 155
Sawn Mouldingsp. 162
Sanding With the Table Sawp. 162
10 Joineryp. 168
Tongue-and-Groove and Spline Jointsp. 169
Splined Miter Jointp. 170
Feather-Spline Jointp. 172
Box Jointp. 175
Lap and Bridle Jointsp. 177
Tenonsp. 179
Cutting a Raised Panelp. 184
Appendix A Suppliers and manufacturers of tools that appear in this bookp. 187
Appendix B Manufacturer and supplier informationp. 188
Indexp. 189

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