More stories about Saws

  • Cutting Wood at 150,000 FPS

    When it comes to saws we usually think in terms of HP or RPM, but here it’s FPS, as in frames per second—the speed of a hyper fast camera capturing the cutting-action of the blade in a table saw.

  • The 10 Best and Worst ToTT Blog Posts: First Half of 2014

    According to you, these 10 blog posts were the best and worst of 2014. How do we know? We looked at the website data and saw which stories you liked and which you thought were garbage. Did you miss any of the best? Did you accidentally read any of the worst?  There’s only one way to find out.

  • Faster Job-Site Joinery

    Here are some tools that can help you make joints more quickly and accurately.

  • Three Scary Table Saws

    A tool company lawyer’s nightmare: crank-start gasoline engines, exposed belts and flywheels, and a gnarly-looking power feed.

  • Rockwell Introduces New Oscillating Tools

    Rockwell unveils four new OMTs that are lighter and more powerful than previous Sonicrafter models.

  • Diablo Demo Demon Carbide Tip Recip Blades

    These blades are great for cutting abrasive material but perhaps not the best choice for clean nail embedded wood.

  • Hacking a Chop Saw

    Some clever mods turn an inexpensive cutoff saw into a metal-cutting track saw.

  • Makita LS1018 Miter Saw

    This sliding dual compound saw has the same cross cut capacity as the LS1016 but is 10 pounds lighter and sells for about $100 less.

  • SawStop v. The World

    The pyrotechnic mechanism that wasn’t, and other tidbits from a lawsuit filed in February against most of the world’s power tool companies.

  • DeWalt Introduces an Upgraded Table Saw

    Designed to be safer, the DWE7499GD has a no-volt switch and the new Guard Detect system.