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The radial arm saw is a very versatile machine around which a whole shop can be built. It is one machine that allows a number of operations normally ...
The radial arm saw has several adjustments that need to be aligned properly for accurate cuts. These do have indexed settings. The owner/operator mu...
The radial arm saw is very handy for cutting pieces to length. Most often these cuts are at 90 degrees to the length of the piece. Sometimes they ar...
Using a radial arm saw for rip cuts is very much like making rip cuts on a table saw, except that the saw blade is mounted above the table rather than...
I once attended a radial arm saw demonstration by a representative of Black & Decker. He said their saws were superior to my Craftsman radial because...
After crosscuts and rip cuts, I most often use my saw as a grinder. The 5/8" shaft accepts grindstones and cutting wheels of all kinds. It is a very...
After grinding with my radial arm saw, the most useful thing I do with it involves a sanding drum. The back end of the motor shaft on my saw is machi...
The back end of the motor shaft also accepts a 1/2" Jacob's drill chuck. This is handy for drilling or for grinding small items. I developed a way ...
A radial arm saw can do cove cuts to make bowls or picture frames.
Once I needed a pin router setup and made an attachment for my radial arm saw and router.
I also developed a way to make curved molding on my radial arm saw.
Craftsman sold a rotary planer attachment for the radial arm saw. It fastens to the blade end of the motor shaft and uses the blade retaining nut. I...
I have had my radial arm saw 38 years. During that time I have worn out one set of motor bearings and three motor switches. There came a time when t...
If the table clamps are missing from your saw, you can make your own.
During the 1950's and 1960's the Sawsmith radial arm saw had quite a following. Many are still devoted to it, but it uses an unusual blade size. The...
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