The Pier 9 Workshop is excited to share our full roster of Machine Training Curriculum on Instructables. Each class was developed over 5 years of hands-on collaboration with industry experts. We hope the knowledge we've gathered here will help any level of user be successful in a workshop.
A table saw is a stationary power saw with a circular blade mounted under a table. The table saw is an indispensable tool for any workshop. These lessons cover the operation of the Sawstop Industrial Cabinet Saw in the Pier 9 Workshop, but this information is applicable to most similar table saws.
This class is a part of a greater course series covering Wood Shop safety and basic use. After taking all the classes in this series, you will be able to safely use the power tools in the Wood Shop to to begin basic woodworking projects. A free PDF download of this class is available at the end of the last lesson.
Check out the rest of the Basic Wood Shop classes:
Lesson 1: Getting Started With the Table Saw
This lesson goes over the anatomy of the table saw, as well as basic safety and best practices.
Getting Started With the Table Saw Started
Lesson 2: Rip Cutting
Rip cutting wood is the most common cut on a table saw. This section outlines how to make a rip cut safely.
Rip Cutting Started
Lesson 3: Cross Cutting
Learn to use the cross cutting sled to safely make cuts against the grain on the table saw.
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Lesson 4: Operating the Tablesaw
How to run the table saw for your material and a few more tips and tricks to get you the best results. This lesson also includes a free PDF download of this class to use in your shop.
Operating the Tablesaw Started
Now that you have the skills, what are you waiting for?
Get out there and make something!