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Title:
Table saw bench guide
Author:
Cliffe, Roger W.
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Publication Information:
New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 2002.
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Previously published as: Table saw, workshop bench reference. Sterling, c1999.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780806991351
Format :
Book

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Summary

For any operation, special situation, or unusual problem that arises as you work, the answers are right in this guide. Find information on all the important cuts (including cross-cutting, mitering, beveling, and joinery) and facts on every dado head and what it does. Tips and shortcuts cover procedures from ripping to making mortises, and there's a safety survey and professional secrets for fine-tuning your table saw.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 11
Chapter 1 Components and Featuresp. 13
Types of Table Sawp. 13
Componentsp. 16
Controlsp. 16
Power Switchp. 16
Blade-Elevating Handwheelp. 17
Blade-Tilting Handwheelp. 18
Guardp. 18
Splitter-Mounted Guardp. 19
Overarm Guardp. 20
A Final Word About Guardsp. 20
Miter Gaugep. 20
Fencep. 21
Throat Platep. 22
Accessoriesp. 22
Anti-Kickback Devicep. 23
Dust-Collection Systemp. 23
Featherboardp. 26
Making a Featherboardp. 26
Power Feederp. 29
Push Stickp. 29
Roller Supportsp. 30
Specialty Miter Gaugep. 31
Tenoning Jigp. 31
Maximizing Table-Saw Performancep. 32
Improper Blade Usagep. 32
Misaligned Table Sawp. 32
Fine and Coarse Bladesp. 32
Setting Up a Table Sawp. 34
Minimizing Vibrationp. 35
Troubleshooting Guidelinesp. 35
Chapter 2 Saw Bladesp. 37
Blade-Selection Factorsp. 37
Tool-Steel and Carbide-Tipped Bladesp. 37
Tooth Style and Configurationp. 39
General-Sawing Bladesp. 40
Blade Overview Chartp. 41
Changing Bladesp. 42
Blade-Selection Guidelinesp. 43
Changing Bladesp. 42
Blade-Maintenance Techniquesp. 45
Protecting Bladesp. 45
Removing Pitchp. 45
Sharpening Dull Bladesp. 46
Preventing Broken Blade Teeth or Brazed Jointsp. 47
Reasons for Broken Carbide Tipsp. 47
Reducing Tip Failurep. 48
Chapter 3 Dado Headsp. 49
Selecting a Dado Headp. 49
Guidelines for Selecting and Using Dado Headsp. 50
Setting Up a Dado Headp. 50
Mounting a Stack Dado Headp. 51
Mounting an Adjustable Dado Headp. 52
Final Setupp. 52
Common Dadoesp. 54
Preliminary Setupp. 55
A Word About Dado Cutsp. 55
Dadoes with the Grainp. 55
Dadoes Across the Grainp. 56
Dadoes at an Anglep. 56
Rabbet Jointsp. 57
Lap Joints and Tenonsp. 58
Through Mortisesp. 61
Box or Finger Jointsp. 62
Making Box Joints with a User-Made Jigp. 63
Drawer Corner Jointsp. 66
Chapter 4 Lumber and Sheet Stock Cutting Techniquesp. 69
Lumber Cutting Techniquesp. 69
Sheet Stock Cutting Techniquesp. 69
Material/Blade Guidelinesp. 70
Sheet Stock Overviewp. 72
Preventing Kickbackp. 72
Chapter 5 Single-Blade Cutting Techniquesp. 75
Rip Cutsp. 75
Ripping Thin and Narrow Stockp. 77
Crosscutsp. 80
Miter Cutsp. 83
Face Mitersp. 83
End Mitersp. 85
Edge Miters and Chamfersp. 86
Compound Mitersp. 87
Compound-Miter Settingsp. 88
Rabbetsp. 90
Edge Rabbetsp. 90
End Rabbetsp. 90
Dadoesp. 94
Lazy Dadoesp. 95
Dovetail Dadoesp. 98
Lap Jointsp. 101
Tenonsp. 102
Through Mortisesp. 104
Cove Cutsp. 106
Resawingp. 110
Chapter 6 Cutting Plastic Laminatesp. 113
Cutting Techniquesp. 114
Bonding Techniquesp. 116
Trimming Techniquesp. 116
Chapter 7 Door-Making Techniquesp. 117
Design Factorsp. 117
Door Sizep. 118
Making a Frame with Lap Jointsp. 119
Making a Frame with Haunched Mortise-and-Tenon Jointsp. 121
Sawing a Raised Panelp. 126
Sanding the Panelp. 130
Fitting the Partsp. 132
A Word About Woodworking Gluesp. 134
Preparing Joinery for Gluingp. 134
Chapter 8 Sanding Techniquesp. 135
Sanding Guidelinesp. 135
Safety Techniquesp. 136
Replacing Abrasivesp. 137
Determining Abrasive Gritp. 137
Chapter 9 Molding Techniquesp. 139
Inserting Molding-Head Cuttersp. 140
Face Moldingp. 142
Edge Moldingp. 144
End-Grain Moldingp. 144
Safety Guidelinesp. 146
Chapter 10 Safety Techniquesp. 147
Factors That Contribute to Woodworking Accidentsp. 147
Table-Saw Safety Techniquesp. 147
Glossaryp. 151
Metric Equivalents Chartp. 154
Indexp. 155