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Tablesaw Splitters and Blade Covers

Tablesaw Splitters and Blade Covers: A survey or retrofit safety devices that are convenient to use
By Kelly Mehler, Fine Woodworking

Standard tablesaw guard systems in the United States are no good. There, somebody has said it. Nearly every woodworker knos this, but we all have to listen to the experts remind us in books, magazines and on television to use our guards. They have removed the guards on their tablesaws, they tell us, so we can better see the operations they are demonstrating. Nonsense. The reason why they and so many woodworkers discard standard guards is because they are inconvenient.

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