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Put table saw table on wheels

I would like to put this table on 2 wheels so I can wheel it around and move it outside to my patio. I have these but not sure how to mount them on the legs.
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Stand for 10" table saw

This is NOT a request for a recommendation for any product. I need a stand for my 10" table saw. The company that made mine no longer sells parts for it. I am willing to make a stand and having ...
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Table saw blade stops on contact with wood whilst motor keeps running

Table saw blades spins fast, but stops on contact with wood whilst motor keeps running so cant saw wood Its Rexon Model RM130, 1.6kW, RPM 4800 had not been used for some years I have sharpened the ...
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table saw — install release lever

A question to those who use Mastercraft 10" Table saw, Model 055-6755-8. I just got the used one (but in good shape) from someone, and the riving knife wasn't installed (I do have it though), moreover ...
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Are loose teeth in a saw blade a safety concern?

When I watch videos on using a table saw safely, it almost always is about kickback. I realize, that kickback is the most dangerous hazard, but are loose teeth, that could become projectiles, when ...
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What's wrong with my table saw?

(I asked Should I sharpen or replace my table saw blade? and got a good answer. (Paraphrased: sharpen $100 blades, replace $30 blades.) But, as it turns out, I was suffering from superstitious ...
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Should I sharpen or replace my table saw blade? [closed]

I got my table saw second hand several years ago. It came with a general purpose blade which has served me well without cleaning or sharpening until recently. I made what I now realize is a mistake ...
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Cut acrylic with table saw?

Can you cut acrylic with a table saw (universal wood blade)? Or is this a very bad idea, as it will badly melt the acrylic and make a mess of everything; or dull the blade or something like that?
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Why is my table saw blade burning oak boards as I make rip cuts?

Bought a new saw blade, most expensive one I've seen and it still burns the wood and takes some pushing to get through. I am ripping 1 3/4 thick oak with the grain. Blade is Orange Chrome Heavy Duty ...
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Did I blow the motor of my table saw?

Cutting some cedar and overworking my Dewalt 10" portable table saw and it slowed down and then shut off. I let it cool for hours, cleaned it of dust and debris, tried another outlet and it has not ...
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How should I cut non standard angles, shapes and miters?

I want to make a doll house for my daughter. I want to copy a "lighthouse" dollhouse I saw in a glass case. It is half a decagon (5 sides) in shape. Open at the back for play. It is about 3 feet ...
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How can I fit a board to another that isn't straight?

When I created this end cap I knew the floor was not level, but I only have the straight cut of my table saw. See the gap at the lower left? For future projects.... How could I have cut this so I ...
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Why are the front and rear slide rails offset on my Craftsman table saw?

I've got a couple of questions regarding a Craftsman table saw (Model 315.228510) that I own. When attaching front rail, it said to match the 6-7/8 mark on right scale to right edge of saw base. The ...
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Buy a table saw or circular saw

At the moment I'm considering my next power tool purchase. I'm a home improvement beginner and have been enjoying the journey, and I'm now ready to get serious about investing into a proper saw. I ...
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Would these 3 motors perform differently?

I've three older, used, 1 hp, 3450 rpm, Sears/Crafstman motors to choose from to run a used 10" table saw on a 110v power. None smell burnt. If they are all in equivalent decent shape, will they ...
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Cutting slots in delrin on table saw

I have a table saw that can accommodate a 3/8" dado stack. I need to cut 3/4" wide x 3/8" deep dados in a 3/4" thick delrin sheet. The table saw is the only tool I have that can really do something ...
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Craftsman 137.248760 tablesaw blade comes loose

I have a Craftsman 137.248760 table saw that has recently started giving me problems. When I run the saw, the blade appears to loosen and continues to spin freely on the arbor after I turn the saw off....
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Removing angled section from edge of board?

I have a 1" thick sheet (maybe plywood or solid wood or MDF) and I would like to cut a section out of the edge. This image shows the board, in green, in cross section: The angle is 30/60 degrees. I'm ...
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How to cut a 4x4 fence post lengthwise and at an angle?

I need to make lengthwise cuts down the entire length of an 8 foot long 4"x4" fence post like so: In that diagram the blue lines represent the cuts I need to make, and the purple areas are the areas ...
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How do I cut lengths of wooden beading lengthwise?

I wish to replace some missing beading in a stairwell. I've only a limited amount of equipment and experience, but I figured I could get a mitre saw and some matching wooden edging and the right stain,...
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Why does the blade of my table saw stop?

I have a cheap, old (but, until recently, serviceable) belt-drive, table-top table saw, Skil 10" model 3400. Last week while cutting a 2x4, the blade stopped but the motor kept going. I finished up ...
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Is it possible to get a magnetic mount to attach to my aluminum tablesaw base?

I want to use a magnetic base and precision deflection meter with my tablesaw, which has aluminum instead of cast iron table, which means it is not a magnet-friendly material. I'm wondering if anyone ...
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How can I cut aluminum angle stock without damaging my tools?

How can I cut aluminum angle stock without damaging my tools? I've done some looking around the interwebs and have not found anything definitive - basically there are warnings about cutting it with ...
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What can I do about a dead Delta 62-043 table saw motor?

I bought a used Delta 62-043 table saw for $200 about a year ago. It sat in my shed for a while, and I just now turned it on to start a project. There was some black smoke. I'm embarrassed; I thought ...
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Why do some table saws have a direct and a reverse ruler on the fence?

For example, in the ruler, the bottom row goes from 0 to 31 cm from left to right and the upper row goes from 32 upwards from right to left? EDIT: Here is the manual for the tablesaw pictured above. ...
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Can I mount a router to the Ridgid R4510 table saw?

I'd like to purchase a Ridgid R4510 table saw, but I want to make sure I can mount a router under it. Should I be concerned with whether this specific table saw is going to allow it or do pretty much ...
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Can I use an 8“ dado blade set in a 10” table saw?

I have a 10" table saw... this is probably a stupid question, but can I use an 8" dado blade set in this saw? Is one only supposed to use 10" blades in a 10-inch saw? I read on some contractor's ...