Watch Al, Bobby, and Tommy discuss (with big words) some table saw safety tips and demo the Saw Stop table saw. Tommy breaks down the process of setting the saw up, engaging the safety systems, firing the blade break and resetting the saw. Search WonderHowTo for more BobVila. ...more
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Check out this woodworking video from Eagle Lake Woodworking. Learn how to build a table saw crosscut and miter sled by watching this five-part series. This so-called Super Sled combines two of the best workshop jigs. The Super Sled includes a T-track for adjustable stop bloc ...more
Why do you need a table saw sled? A table saw sled allows you to have significantly more control over your cutting projects than you would just with your hands, and allows for special cutting angles. A table saw sled also holds your work in place. The best part is that you do ...more
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. See how you can make a custom sled for safe and accurate table saw cuts for well under five dollars in scraps. Learn how to ...more
An outfeed table is a device to catch the workpiece after it's been machined. This how to video shows you how you can build an outfeed table for your tablesaw. Video: .
A table saw is a powerful tool that comes with great responsibility. It can cut small and large pieces easily, created little grooves for decoration, and much more. But despite all of the great benefits a table saw has, it is a dangerous tool for anybody, experienced or not, t ...more
Tim Carter shows how to use a table saw and explains its benefits at a project site. Tim's table saw has wheels on it showing the portability of the table saw.
The table saw is the most efficient way to cut long pieces of wood. This Home & Garden how to video demonstrates the proper operation and use of a table saw for cutting wood. Use these table saw tips next time you are working on a home project.
Cutting plywood on the table saw can be difficult because you have to move the unwieldy 4x8 sheet across the blade. A better solution is to move a circular saw over the sheet. For rips, the saw table rides next to a guide strip and for cross cuts, a fence squares the jig to th ...more
One of the most commonly used tools in woodworking is the table saw. It's easy to use and make clean accurate cuts for any wood project. Out of all the different cuts that can be made, a rabbet is a common one. A rabbet is just a notch that is usually cut into the edge or end ...more
A table saw is a powerful tool that can be found in any carpenter shop. It helps make cuts so much simpler than using other power tools. But despite it being so easy to use, it also can be very dangerous for those who have no idea how to use it. So when using a table saw, be c ...more
Tim Carter discusses the many uses of table saws and shares some table saw tips. Watch this video to learn about how a table saw can help you rip lumber and make difficult cuts.
Tommy and Al talk workshop safety and make a table saw push stick to ensure all your digits stay intact. Woohoo! Search WonderHowTo for more BobVila.com woodworking, furniture videos. Make a table saw push stick to keep those fingers on. Click through to watch this video on b ...more
If you're having a problem with chipping when it comes to using your table saw, it may be the type of saw you're using or it could be the lack of a zero-clearance blade insert. Although it may not sound important, a zero-clearance blade insert is an important piece that helps ...more
Shopsmith Academy shows you stabilize your table saw. Some projects may require precision down to a few thousandths of an inch. This video shows you how to accomplish very exact measurements. Apply this lesson to your next woodworking project. Search Shopsmith Academy on Wonde ...more
Shopsmith Academy shows you how to easily extend your Mark V band saw table, for easier access. Apply this lesson to your next woodworking project. Watch this video for useful woodworking tips. Search Shopsmith Academy on WonderHowTo for more woodworking videos.
Watch this video to learn how to cut a circle on a table saw. The idea behind this technique is to create a pivot point for the piece of wood.
Do-It-Yourself-her Jackie Taylor rips through a clear and concise explanation of how to use a table saw for all kinds of cuts. A must-see for all beginners!
Ron Hazelton shows how to rip cut a very long piece of wood using a circular saw instead of a table saw. First, place sawhorses approximately every 4 feet under the wood. Choose the correct blade for the wood. Affix the circular saw with an edge gu ...more
In this video we learn how to use a table saw with Skil & Lowe's. The rip cut and the cross cut are two cuts that are most useful. A rip cut goes with the grain of the board to cut it to width. The cross cut goes against the grain and cuts it to length. First, position the boa ...more
This short video tutorial Bob Schmidt will show you how to make clean cuts in wood. The blade rotation of any pretty much dictates the best way to run your material through. To get the cleanest cut possible remember these tips: Whenever you run wood through a Table saw, always ...more
If you plan on making any kind of cabinetry or beds or anything else like that, having a dado blade is a useful and handy tool. What this does is make a u-shaped cut into your piece of wood that is perfect for combing two pieces together to form a sturdy, solid joint. So if yo ...more
Start building and remodeling with a portable table saw in this free construction tools and home construction repair video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Use a portable table saw. Use a portable table saw - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Us ...more
In this video you'll learn how to adjust the blade on your table saw for height and for beveled cuts. Part 1 of 15 - How to Adjust the blade on a table saw. Adjust the blade on a table saw - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Adjust the blade ...more
Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more
There are numerous tools that can be added to a collection that make house projects so easy to complete. One of those tools is a router. This device is perfect for making your own crown molding, grooves, and indents. But carrying it can be a pain. So in this tutorial you'll f ...more
Explore the features and benefits of several power saws including the circular saw, the table saw, the jig saw, the mitre saw and the reciprocating saw. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to properly and safely use each type of power saws.
In this video, Luke Van Dyck discussed power tools in the home, and some tips to using them more effectively, efficiently, and safely. When doing home renovations, it's important that you're familiar and comfortable with the tools you're working with, especially the power tool ...more
A PirateBox creates a network that allows users to communicate wirelessly, connecting smartphones and laptops even when surrounding infrastructure has been disabled on purpose or destroyed in a disaster. Using a Raspberry Pi, we will make a wireless offline server that hosts f ...more
Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more
This guide goes over the basics of 3D video recording and the mechanics behind it before delving into something a little more specific. The host discusses how to build a rig that allows for adjustments to be easily made to the interaxial distance and convergence of the two cam ...more
For the normal woodworker at home, the table saw, router and lathe are the prime tools used for making fine furniture, but when you hit the outdoors, the backwoodsman's tool of trade is the chainsaw. Mastering furniture-making with a chainsaw is the key to being a great woodwo ...more
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Well, if you have a thing about windows, especially barn sash windows, then you can pass this cool art design for your home ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to cut crown molding. Steps: 1. To make a scarf joint in the middle of a long run, start by placing the crown molding upside down on miter saw table; hold the molding at the same angle as it will be installed. 2. Set blade at ...more
This ten-part series on machining skills for prototype development comes straight from MIT & Erik Vaaler. It's one of the most extensive video tutorials available on the web for machining. MIT's artificial intelligence laboratory's primary work is done for their robotics group ...more
this video is about doing a card. The first thing you do is show a card to a person but you don't see it. Then you place that card face down on the table. Then you go through the deck of cards and take out four small decks of cards and place them face down on the table. Then p ...more
How To : Make a Router Table Out of Your Tablesaw Drop Top With an Adjustable Solid Wood Fence, and Solid Wood Fence Plate
Materials 4 - 5" long bolts 4 matching nuts 8 heavy duty flat washers 4 to 6 - 2" taper head screws Longer bolts to mount the router base to a thicker surface. These must match the thread of the original bolts that came with the router. 1 hunk of wood - 1 1/2" thick x 4" wide ...more
This Lowe's video shows you how add warmth and beauty to your home by installing hardwood floors step by step. First you must prepare the sub-floor. You will need engineered hardwood planks, transitions, and moldings. You will also need flooring adhesive, trowel, hardwood floo ...more
Whenever I have a new student in the shop, I try to convey what if feels like when something is going wrong on the tablesaw. This may seem like an abstract idea, but knowing how to identify a problem before it goes too far could give you that extra second or two you need to pr ...more
In this DIY video, we show you how we built our camera crane. This was all done with a table saw, drill and hack saw. Parts for the crane: Lazy susan Boards Nuts & bolts Screws Old clothes hanger Old tripod Aluminum strips Equipment used: Sony HDR-HC3 Camcorder Sony Playstation
In this how-to video, you will learn how to build your own custom Pochade box for oil painting. You will need 10 feet of 3/4 x 1/2 trim, 1/4 underlayment plywood,, a table saw for squared cuts, a cordless drill, a dowel no smaller than 3/8, a set of hinges and screws, an Allen ...more
Keren Peleg explains which tools to use to make jewelry. You need a fork, table, hammers, saw blades, files, tweezer, burner, anvil, stone, glasses, pliers, cutter, texture, polish, borax, acid, and towels.
Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs Laminate flooring can be installed on a flight of stairs, and this process can also be used when installing laminate on a floor and having to drop down a step to a sunken room. I will describe how to prepare and install laminate floorin ...more
Looking for a new DIY project? Follow the steps in this video to get a great view of big blooms and colorful posies with box planters hung beneath your windows. You Will Need: • 2 8’ boards of 1” x 8” lumber • Hand or table saw • Tape measure • Marking pencil • Drill • ...more
How to use basic woodworking tools such as a jointer, joiner, and table saw; get professional tips and advice from an expert carpenter on woodworking tools in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Use basic woodworking tools. Use basic woodworking tools - ...more
Not sure how to safely clean your wood table without ruining it? In this video tutorial, learn how to properly wipe off your table and how to protect it with a sealant called, Pastewax. This substance dries and does not attract dust making your table look shiny & new, like a p ...more
Learn how to train your dog for an agility course for exercise, obedience, show or competition. Teach them techniques on agility obstacles, such as Chute, Table, Tire, Tunnel, See-Saw, Jumping and other moves in this free video series and guide. Part 1 of 14 - How to Teach a d ...more
The Fruitwise Heritage Apple series of practical apple tree pruning tutorials continues with a look at the use of the pruning saw. In this short video, learn how to properly wield a pruning saw so as to prune apple trees both safely and effectively.
Starting with just a lump of clay and some water on a potting wheel, you can end up with a lovely clay pot! This video shows you how to make a trivet, so you can safely rest hot dishes on your table or countertop. Part 1 of 2 - How to Turn a lump of clay into a ceramic pot on ...more
PETA wouldn't consider James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau's ingenious flypaper clock very eco-friendly, but I might beg to differ. The clock doesn't require any electricity or batteries. Instead it captures flies and converts the bodies of the dead insects into energy. Eight dead f ...more
This video, from Superior Building Supplies, demonstrates the proper technique for cutting the inside corners of crown molding. The presenter suggests downloading several diagrams from the Superior Building Supplies website. These diagrams show the correct position of the mite ...more
This is an easy exercise you can even do at home - all you need is a weight or dumbbell and a few chairs or similar low table to exercise on. This is a bit more challenging than a traditional exercise, but the results are worth it! Always keep your back straight.
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a jigsaw. First, measure and mark the size of the circle you need to cut. You can use a compass or trace around a round object. Now, place your wood off of a table and clamp it into a place. Now, drill a starter hold inside the circle and ...more
When you're using vacuum power, moving water, or compressing air, it's more than likely being done with some sort of pump. I'll be needing a pump for some of my future projects, so in this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to make your own customizable PVC hand pump that will ...more
Do you guys remember those things you hold with your fingers to write stuff down? I think they're called pens, or something like that... In a world that is increasingly more digital, pens and pencils have been relegated to shadows of communication methods. You handwriting and ...more
I actually have a lot of shoes, and putting them on the floor in my closet just makes for a very large mess, and makes it harder to find a matching pair. So, this simple yet cool DIY shoe storage is actually something I could benefit from doing. This project shouldn't be too d ...more
These three videos will show you how to build a rustic, distressed kitchen table. I'll be walking you through the process of selecting some recycled timber from a junk pile, and with a little care and some simple joinery techniques, transform that waste timber into a distresse ...more
A typical resistance spot welder can range in price from about $200-$800, but with a little resourcefulness and a bit of free time, you can make one like this for about $10 or less. Before starting on this project, there are a couple of videos you should check out, because yo ...more
As sure as death and taxes, sitting at a wobbly table at one time or another is inescapable. With your weight on it, the table shifts from one end to the other, lifting one leg in the air and then the other; a parade of seesaws, especially if you have someone sitting on the ot ...more
How to build a set of strong, stackable sturdy sawhorses. Let's face it, one of the most useful pieces of carpentry equipment would have to be a set of sawhorses. Every worksite, garage or workshop needs a set of sawhorses. They have numerous uses from stacking timber on, usin ...more