This gives you a smaller profile, appropriate for small doors and boxes.This cut was made using an 8-in. blade from a dado set. /W
Special thanks to the folks atAmana and Freud for their assistance with this story.
We learned the hard way that setting up the fence carefully is essential. If the auxiliary fence is located behind the center of the blade, you'll get a profile that gets thicker right at the edge. This won't fit into the groove worth a darn. Use the setup procedure we -show, and you'll be sure you've set the fence at the top-dead-center of the blade.
NINE things we bet you don't know about today's tablesaws.
Imagine a workshop filled with 19 different, brand-new tablesaws. What an eye opener! That's what the AW shop looked like after we ordered almost every 120-volt portable and stationary tablesaw on the market.
We were amazed at how much saws have improved during the past
10 years. It's a whole new world, and it's still changing.
In our next issue, we'll report on our tests of the stationary saws, model by model. Now, read on about all of the general improvements manufacturers have made on both kinds of saws.
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