shop safety

Smaller Saw Blade Cuts Down Kickback

At Chase Cabinets, owner Bob Chase makes the case is simple: Replacing the 10-inch blade on a table saw with a 7-1/4-inch blade can bring immediate benefits. He said it is safer, makes cleaner cuts, reduces waste with less sawdust, increases the life of the saw and reduces noise and electrical use. Also, it reduces kickbacks and can help prevent accidents.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"81386","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image"}}]]

There’s Nothing More Expensive Than Regret

Accidents in woodworking shops are way too common. Three friends of mine have had table saw accidents in the past year. Please stay safe around your power tools and look for ways to diminish the risks. Bernie Bottens at AWFS Fair is sponsored by