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saywhat?
05-31-2005, 01:21 PM
is it worth investing something like 300 or so into table saw? i could aways build boxes and such for the locals and send them out to get carpeted, as well as for people on the forum....what do u think?

amedeuce
05-31-2005, 01:23 PM
do it

amedeuce
05-31-2005, 01:28 PM
I would also get a good router if you dont already have one. Some Bar clamps and a good drill. Or even better if you have an air compressor get a nail/brad gun.

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 01:30 PM
another question....can any one see any reason to have any more than a 24 inch rip?

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 01:33 PM
I would also get a good router if you dont already have one. Some Bar clamps and a good drill. Or even better if you have an air compressor get a nail/brad gun.


why would i get a router (just asking) i guess i should if i can get a circle jig for it....or i just use my trusty dremel with a circle jig....and a drill is needed as well. sweet SEARS HERE I COME

req
05-31-2005, 02:11 PM
i hate tablesaws.

gotta use two people for it, and 99% of the time, i dont have a helper.

a good circular saw and a 2x4 with some clamps will have just as good of results.

squeak9798
05-31-2005, 02:12 PM
i hate tablesaws.

gotta use two people for it, and 99% of the time, i dont have a helper.



:confused:

I frequently use my table saw with no helpers.

ruckus
05-31-2005, 02:30 PM
Im buying a table saw its a good investment. as for the router its not only for cutting holes but it also can be used to round your ports and box edges. I bought one for like $30 shipped off eghey. and i have a nail gun too ;)

Expy2000
05-31-2005, 02:33 PM
No...

Could fly to Vegas tho..


:)

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 02:33 PM
isa 24 inch rip fine?

THUNDERBIRD
05-31-2005, 02:43 PM
dont spend 300 get like a 150 one from sears

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 02:44 PM
thats actually what im doin, ima get it today most likely...looks to bea good one...its craftsman

ruckus
05-31-2005, 02:56 PM
I seen a $100 at Ace i wonder if it is any good

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 03:10 PM
the one im gettin is craftsmen......dont think i could really go wrong there.

ruckus
05-31-2005, 03:14 PM
yeah i think your right. I might go for the $180 one looks like more features for that $30

TPABlazer
05-31-2005, 03:39 PM
I dont have the space for a table saw, so a straightedge and clamps is how I roll.

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 03:42 PM
what extra features do u see with the step up?

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 06:25 PM
so i just spent 256.22 on a table saw+2 year warranty....and a 5.5 amp drill. woot!

ruckus
05-31-2005, 06:31 PM
what extra features do u see with the step up? the miter options it comes with, as well as the wheels which makes it easier for me to move it around as needed ;)

squeak9798
05-31-2005, 06:34 PM
so i just spent 256.22 on a table saw+2 year warranty....and a 5.5 amp drill. woot!

:needpics:

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 07:43 PM
get some once its put together!

hookdupexpo
05-31-2005, 10:18 PM
yeh, i just built my first box, and my dad works at home depot, so we got all the tools...man, let me tell you im glad i didnt have to buy all that ****, it can get pretty expensive...just about any conventional tool you could think of...im gonna get pictures of the box later tonite, i think it came out pretty nice...

saywhat?
05-31-2005, 11:25 PM
http://img83.echo.cx/img83/2848/tablesaw21rc.jpg
http://img83.echo.cx/img83/1144/tablesaw33ka.jpg
http://img83.echo.cx/img83/4706/tablesaw44si.jpg
http://img83.echo.cx/img83/2424/tablesaw51yj.jpg


teh picz

Bumpin' Yota
06-01-2005, 01:04 AM
I LOVE my ryobi portable table saw!

saywhat?
06-01-2005, 01:21 AM
and i love ur equation down in your sig!

SliderX
06-01-2005, 04:03 AM
Awesome price, nice buy.

Goldtaz1
06-01-2005, 10:30 AM
That is the same exact table saw that I have been using for about a year and a half. You will truly enjoy that saw. I have built somewhere between 50-60 speaker boxes and it is still running like a champ.

req
06-01-2005, 11:01 AM
i hate my table saw, i can never get good (read: accurate) rips out of it, because a 4x8 sheet of MDF is a pain in the *** to handle alone... let alone line up on a tiny 1\16" blade perfectly perpendicular

saywhat?
06-01-2005, 12:00 PM
...........home depot will be GLAD to cut it in half for u :).......if u ax out the height of the saw it sets the blade perpindicular with everything if u leave the nut loose...atleast something like that does it

dbornotdb
06-01-2005, 12:09 PM
I just make a line an follow it with my circular. I can cut straight. been doing it along time.

Besides, I have no room for any other tools that size. :crap:

lukedogg
06-01-2005, 12:23 PM
I did my entire box with a jig saw and a straight edge. It took a long time but all of my edges are straight as an arrow. A table saw would be nice though.

squeak9798
06-01-2005, 12:59 PM
That's the exact same table saw I have :thumbupw:

req
06-01-2005, 01:01 PM
id still rather stick with some sawhorses and a nice piece of extruded 1\8" L aluminum with some clamps, and my cordless circular saw.

works just as good, and i dont have to buy any more tools :p: