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I am going to buy a table saw soon and I was just wondering what I should buy that is under $600 that can be used in a small space or moved outside?



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seandogueBest Answer (author)2017-10-09

Have a look at contractor grade table saws. Although they're not made to the same standard as a shop table saw, they're portable and compact. I've looked at them in various stores and once considered purchasing a Dewault (I picked a shop table saw instead as noted in my other reply)

compact contractors table saw like this one

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matthewgal (author)seandogue2017-10-10

The link isn't working, are you taking about is: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00F2CGXGG/ref=s9u_simh_gw_i2?ie=UTF8&fpl=fresh&pd_rd_i=B00F2CGXGG&pd_rd_r=01a58889-adb9-11e7-b47b-2ffc6f00de44&pd_rd_w=Ityeu&pd_rd_wg=AdqZ5&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=&pf_rd_r=FRHJB773F5F1W8PP67TZ&pf_rd_t=36701&pf_rd_p=1cf9d009-399c-49e1-901a-7b8786e59436&pf_rd_i=desktop

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seandogue (author)matthewgal2017-10-10

Something like that. I saw another one. For some reason the links tool has been acting up.

here's the raw link

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-15-Amp-10-in-Compact-Job-Site-Table-Saw-DW745/100497987?&cm_mmc=Shopping|THD|B|0|B-BASE-D25T+Power+Tools|&mid=0p1jc3Yk|dc_mtid_8903vry57826_pcrid_74285762149094_pkw__pmt__

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iceng (author)2017-10-08

I have a radial arm saw and would prefer to get a Chop saw after using a friends chop saw... It so easy to use and readily accurate...

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liquidhandwash (author)2017-10-07

Have you considered a track saw? I bought one about a year ago and i use it more than the table saw. I got one like this for $250

https://sydneytools.com.au/bayer-bay76204combokit-bay76204-1200w-165mm-6-1-2-track-saw

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rickharris (author)2017-10-07

You know it would be so good to tell us where in th world you are.

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seandogue (author)2017-10-07

I bought a Rigid floor mount (not portable) table saw a few years back for a bit less..

this one

Looks like it's now ~$600 at home depot. You might be able to do better with a used saw...idk. I've been pleased overall with its performance but wish I had a 220VAC feed so it had just a little more torque for ripping thicker boards (gotta go slow)

What do your grandfathers suggest? As woodworkers, I'd defer to them in a heartbeat.

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