5 Woodworking Cuts You Need to Know How to Make | WOODWORKING BASICS

5 Woodworking Cuts You Need to Know How to Make | WOODWORKING BASICS

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Sometimes the terminology gets confusing, so in this BASICS episode, I’ll break down the 5 basic types of woodworking cuts and how to make them.

5 Basic Woodworking cuts you need to know how to make

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  1. Jeffery Wright on May 13, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    Steve – You say in this Video, “be sure to keep your hands a safe distance away…”. What rule(s) of thumb do you use to determine what is a ‘safe distance’ and what that distance is?

  2. Alissa C on May 13, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    That Casper ad was very funny and way more effective than any ad I’ve ever seen 😂

  3. MIKE BUSCH on May 13, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    Steve if you lowered your band saw just above your material will make your cuts straighter. That’s my shop teacher told us.

  4. The Xander on May 13, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    You forgot CNC machines
    I use it all the time

  5. Linearburn on May 13, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    It worth saying if your round hole is 3 in or less a hole saw and a drill is probably best rather than a jig saw.

  6. John LaRosa on May 13, 2022 at 7:25 pm

    I love the rip fence with the saw blade marks. Been there

  7. Chau Fun on May 13, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Question on re-sawing on a table saw. What if I just want to take of 1/8 of an inch off a 1 inch piece. Recommend using a table saw or not?

  8. Chimefish on May 13, 2022 at 7:32 pm

    I was trying to decide which saw to invest in first.. guess I’ll just have to buy them all 😛

  9. iwanttoseemrshow on May 13, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    I got a Kreg rip fence and I can rip the shit out of boards with a circular saw.

  10. James Sanders on May 13, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    What do you recommend as a first power saw; a mitre saw or a table saw?

  11. Norman Avery on May 13, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    9:00 Or a scrollsaw

  12. mondo4422 on May 13, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    Wonderful teacher!

  13. Justin Giovanetti on May 13, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    What’s the cross cut sled giving you that you don’t already get with just the table saw? Seems accurate already

  14. Welding, metal and all things DIY on May 13, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    I was enjoying the video right up until the clumsy casper advert section. Poor show.

  15. Elee Leelee on May 13, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Good video

  16. Johnny Gu on May 13, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    Here’s a stupid question I was planning on getting my first table saw a Craftsman 8.25 table saw my stupid question is I want to cut some fiber cement plant can I put a 7.25 circular blade on this table saw

  17. GALLERY Carnell on May 13, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    This is really useful infor. thank you .

  18. Haplodepatrijn1 on May 13, 2022 at 7:39 pm

    Hi, say you have a piece, 30 cm x 15 cm x 1,5 cm and you have to make to make a cut in the lenght so you end up with 2 triangles. Best way to achieve this ending up with straight cuts ?

  19. AJ Meshuggah on May 13, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    A nice informative video as always. I like your enthusiasm and it is infectious. Ta

  20. Chris Witek on May 13, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    got a circular saw and a dream. thats all ya need 😉

    but really, i just did a bunch of both rip and crosscuts with a circular saw. worked fine for the 7 foot rips i did as well as countless crosscuts. but its only for a deck so it doesnt have to be dead to rights perfect

  21. John Corey on May 13, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Hi Steve,
    Writing from Aus. Love your videos. Wondering if you ever use a scroll saw, just that you didn’t mention it at all in this episode.
    I can vever get a precise cut with a jigsaw however, just drilling a hole in the centre, I can attach my scroll blade
    anc cut a hole.
    On another note, wood prices are still at a premium here but, even more frustrating is the lack of stock. Unfortunately, a lot of wood is imported so,
    our construction industry is really suffering. Thankfully, I’m retired and just a hobbyist.
    Cheers, Stay safe.

  22. Gregg rulz ok on May 13, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    My table saw is too small to comfortably rip full sheets of plywood; it’s the only thing I use my circular saw for.

  23. James Knight on May 13, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    Maybe add an emergency stop button to your electric power?

  24. Blah dI Blah on May 13, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    Immediately upvoted when you said "Get a table saw" – That’s so honest and true, you seem to know exactly what my experience was with trying to rip cut with a circular saw. Table saw will arrive next week.

  25. Mr. Ken on May 13, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    Your commercials would give "Mattress Mac" here in Houston a run for his money (millions).

  26. Trailer Keller on May 13, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    His videos are so intertaining!!!

  27. English Bird on May 13, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    Great tips … thanks

  28. Donald Godide on May 13, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    Rip cuts can be done using a circular saw why lie

  29. Dellor is Rolled Backwards on May 13, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    After resawing with a band saw, why pass it through the planer if you can just use the planer first?

  30. David Junior on May 13, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    Hi from Brazil, could you please make a vídeo to explain how to do a 45 degrees cut using an table saw Blade ?

  31. Louis Landi on May 13, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    Thank you Steve. I’m not proud and watching a review of basic
    cuts was very beneficial. You are in a small group of professionals who can describe
    what they are going to do and then show how to do it without rambling on. If someone asks ‘What time is it?”, there is no need to tell them how watches are made. Your interesting flow of words keeps the highest percentage of us tuned in ‘till
    the end. Regards, …Joe

  32. Misty on May 13, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    Anyone know how much wattage does a tablesaw usually pull?

  33. PA Browncoat Brewer on May 13, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    Hmmmm… I was subscribed and I never unsubscribed. Found myself unsubscribed today.

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  35. The Shoe Meister on May 13, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    Why didn’t you acknowledge my boy the scroll saw for making curved cuts.

  36. Troy Porter on May 13, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    that casper thing had me rolling!!! great video!

  37. yrocartist on May 13, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    hey, I love your videos, just got into woodworking not too long ago and just got a table saw, is there a jig a guy can build to avoid the expense of a planer ie cupped boards? what about straightening edges you screwed up with circular saw?

  38. Stephen Buendia on May 13, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    I think you meant smaller than the radius of the blade.

  39. Eduardo Ferreira on May 13, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    Steve, you normally use cheaper tools, but I see that for a jigsaw you use a DeWalt. Any specific reason, or did you just found it on a garage sale? I bought a new one but now I wonder if I spent too much money on something I won’t use so frequently.

  40. SilentDiablo on May 13, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    Do you guys have any websites you recommend that are great to order wood from to have delivered direct to your house? I don’t have a truck so i always have trouble getting wood.

  41. Jason Yannuccelli on May 13, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    Thanks mate, terrific explanation of cuts and correct tools for the job.

  42. Dryice 2199 on May 13, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    "Please don’t be edible exterior girdle food." I think I might want to not cheap out on my tools so much.

  43. Michael Keymont on May 13, 2022 at 8:05 pm

    I have an old 12” Craftsman band saw. Crappy. $75 on craigslist. I just used it to rip cut a 10 foot 2×4. Perfect, all the way through, and I did it twice. I bet you could tune that thing up and get her choochin’…

  44. Habibulla M on May 13, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    Very nicely explained..

  45. Rajesh on May 13, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    Thanks for teaching. Great talent

  46. Ware Wolf on May 13, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    Sometime soon after I’m done building my Adam Savage‘s mobile tool cart, I’m gunna build a radial arm saw with parts from a chair stair lift and the motor from a treadmill. I’ll be sure to post a link to a video of me making it, if you never hear from me again most likely killed my self in the process.

  47. Arvetis on May 13, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    yes, totally unscripted. I always answer my phone with "hello, what, what’s going on"

  48. Inspector Steve on May 13, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    You said to cut curves you can use a jig saw or a band saw. You forgot to mention a scroll saw will work for smaller pieces and tighter curves.

  49. glocklvr22 on May 13, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    You forgot about a scroll saw

  50. BenjaminsGuitars on May 13, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    I think a track saw would be worth mentioning here, I think for a lot of folks that aren’t ready to buy a table saw, a track saw would offer you a lot of the same potential while remaining highly portable and much more affordable