There's a Better way: A Big Table for a Portable Tablesaw - Fine Homebuilding
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
    Install a Vinyl Privacy Fence
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • 9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertop Ideas
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
Theres a Better Way

There's a Better way: A Big Table for a Portable Tablesaw

comments (2) March 11th, 2009 in Blogs
Kevini Kevin Ireton, editor-at-large

Video Length: 1:54
Produced by: John Ross

As reader David Kalin, of Kaneohe, HI, knows, the problem with portable tablesaws is that they’re not too good without an outfeed table for some important tasks, such as cutting a sheet of plywood. In this video tip, Fine Homebuilding editor Kevin Ireton demonstrates a low-cost solution that David let us know about.

posted in: Blogs, remodeling, framing, saws, tablesaws
Back to List

Comments (2)

Michaelmaloney1 Michaelmaloney1 writes: I love the idea for the big table here. Sure looks a lot more convenient than lugging my workbench out from storage into the outdoors anyway.
Posted: 2:19 am on January 14th

CameronRobertson CameronRobertson writes: That's an idea! I don't normally try and undertake the big sawing jobs on my own at home because I've very little storage space for a big table - my backyard is already quite cluttered as it is! But your solution might actually be quite feasible in my scenario. Looks like I'll have to pick up a new project so that I can test the theory out now won't I? Haha!
Posted: 10:19 pm on November 30th

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.