What is portable table saw

What makes a portable table saw a jobsite?

Portable or jobsite: Smaller saws that can be moved easily from one location to another. They typically employ a direct-drive mechanism in which the motor is connected directly to the blade arbor. Some use blades smaller than the 10" blades standard on most table saws.

What do you call a portable table saw?

Portable saws. Often called benchtop, jobsite, or worksite saws, portable table saws are typically made of lightweight materials, such as an aluminum table top, so that they’re easy to move from place to place.

What to know about safety when using a table saw?

When using a stacked dado blade, a proper insert should also be used. Without a blade insert, a piece of stock could fall into the saw cabinet and become a projectile. When using a table saw, the woodworker should never attempt a free-hand cut. Instead, use the fence or miter gauge to guide the stock.

What are the different types of table saws?

Table saws are very simple, a circular saw blade is spun at high speeds at a stationary position and the operator pushes the wood into the blade. There is some room for customization, especially with regards to the blade, which can be changed to accommodate different kinds of jobs. However, ultimately the table saw is a simple, but effective tool.

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