From the most basic techniques to the most advanced procedures, here's the ultimate owner's manual for anyone who uses a tablesaw.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user, you'll find all the valuable tips and step-by-step advice you need to master ripping, crosscutting, joint making, and shaping. All made so much easier to learn -- and put into action -- by over 600 useful photos and illustrations.
With many years of experience as a professional woodworker, and as Tools Editor for a leading woodworking magazine, Paul Anthony delivers a wealth of practical information in the most user-friendly format you'll ever find.
All the tricks of the trade are covered in clear, colorful detail. You'll learn how to:
- Choose the right tablesaw
- Select the proper blade for each procedure
- Cut wood down to size for length and width
- Cut miters for trim
- Create a wide range of joints and decorative effects
- Extend the use of your tablesaw with jigs and fixtures
- Guarantee consistent results with repetitive operations
- Maximize safety with proven tips and inside advice
If you're looking for a single book that delivers everything you need to know about tablesaws, here's a virtual encyclopedia for your reference library -- put together by the consummate professional.
Paul Anthony has been a professional woodworker since 1974 and is a past president of the Sonoma County Woodworkers Association. He has built hundreds of projects, ranging from furniture to turnings and musical instruments. He was an editor for American Woodworker Magazine from 1994 until its sale to Reader's Digest in 1998. He has done a wonderful job editing books for Taunton. He lives in Reigelsville, Pennsylvania.