What is a table saw safety rule?

Do not make free-hand cuts on a table saw. Guide the stock through the blade using the rip fence or the miter gauge. Keep the blade guards, splitters and anti-kickback fingers in place and operating freely. Check the action of these items before starting work. Work should be released only when it is past the blade.

How do you make a table saw safe?

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What is the required guarding for a table saw?

In general, blade guards are required on table saws whenever ripping or cross-cutting is done. Some OEM guards on cheaper saws don’t work very well due to the fact that they are secured to the saw behind the blade with a thin metal blade called a splitter to help prevent kickback.

How do you use GRR Ripper?

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What are safe operating instructions during the use of a table saw?

Keep the body and face to one side of the saw blade out of the line of a possible kickback. Provide adequate support to the rear and sides of a saw table for wide or long stock. Be careful when waxing, cleaning, or servicing the table. Turn off the power and unplug (or lock out) a saw before doing any work on the saw.

How to use a push block on a table saw?

Use a chisel and hammer to cut out the piece and obtain a clean perpendicular edge. You may want to use sandpaper to further smoothen and finish the product. Round the corners which come in contact with your hand using a coarse grit (80) sandpaper. With that, your push block is completed and ready for use on your table saw.

What safety equipment do you need to use a table saw?

Wear Safety Equipment. When using power tools, wearing the appropriate safety equipment should be considered mandatory. The woodworker should always wear safety glasses and hearing protection, but appropriate clothing should also be considered. Loose fitting clothing, neckties, and jewelry are all hazards to avoid when using a table saw.

What are the dangers of using a table saw?

Loose fitting clothing, neckties, and jewelry are all hazards to avoid when using a table saw. When using a table saw, keep the table and surround area clear of stock, cutoffs and excess sawdust. Any of these can get in the way or impair the woodworker’s ability to make safe, clean cuts.

Can you use a miter gauge with a table saw?

When using a table saw, the woodworker should never attempt a free-hand cut. Instead, use the fence or miter gauge to guide the stock. However, keep in mind that the fence and miter gauge should never be used together, as the end grain of a piece of stock can bind against the fence.