How to use a JOBSITE Table Saw for FINE WOODWORKING Projects

How to use a JOBSITE Table Saw for FINE WOODWORKING Projects

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  1. Nancy Crase on June 6, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    Great, instructive video. Thank you

  2. 3x3Custom - Tamar on June 6, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    UPDATE! A winner has been chosen and notified!
    Congrats! Thanks again to The Home Depot for making this possible!

  3. _Mycroftxxx AdamSelene on June 6, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    Thank you for convincing me that I bought the correct tool for my backyard (outdoor) shop.
    BTW my miter slots ~ .785 . Now I have to check the paint. 🙂

  4. sergio spaziani on June 6, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    Thank you, you have been very detailed I would say perfect and you have convinced me I will buy the saw bench and thanks for your channel it is really interesting a greeting from Italy.

  5. Jared DiMaio on June 6, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    I’m making an entertainment center and the new DeWalt saw would really help in milling up all of the various pieces

  6. Motocicleiros on June 6, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    The quality of current products is not even close as it used to be decades ago. Said that I am sure that there are several expensive table saws out there with the very same issues that she spotted in the video. And this is the reason why it doesn’t worth to put a lot of money on "pro" stuff. If you can find and buy one of those old and heavy great machines from the time of your grands then it’s totally different. Otherwise stick to a job site saw and you will be OK.

  7. Vartan Avny on June 6, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    this was vey interesting, just wanted to see if the 7491 is a good buy , ended up learning a lot

  8. Robert DeMilo on June 6, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    I wanted a PRO grade table saw but budget said nah. After looking at many cheaper alternates, I picked the DeWalt Portable 10" from Home Depot. I like the portability, the legs are well built, has a great fence and a smooth motor. You mentioned some features that I wasn’t aware of and some great ideas too.

  9. ken vaillancourt on June 6, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    How are you gonna get out of Iran with sick boy😳

  10. Time for Wakey Wakey on June 6, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    paid 500 for my 7485 last summer. the amount of play in the mitre slot is ridiculous for a saw of that price. plus the surface is plastic.

  11. MAGA MAN on June 6, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    Don’t buy a jobsite saw for real woodworking. They are inferior in every way and a huge waste of money because you will definitely want to replace it before long.

  12. homehacks on June 6, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Built my inset beaded kitchen cabinets using the mentioned 10 inch Dewalt job site saw

  13. Eric Hermann on June 6, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Can this fence be moved to the left side? I need mostly the big pieces from the left side thank u in advance

  14. DOOM on June 6, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    I hate how much tools are in the UK. The DWE7485 is $400 dollars in this video, equivalent to £320. However, in the UK this model is £500 which is $630!! Insane.

  15. Rasmus Kurtén on June 6, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    Great tips! Thank you!

  16. evilotis01 on June 6, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    I’ve literally never seen a table saw on a jobsite here in Australia, and trust me when I say I’ve been on a lot of jobsites. it’s insane how much cheaper power tools are in the US—the equivalent model of that 10"/254mm table saw sells for $1299 here.

  17. Bizarro on June 6, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    Yeah it really is stupid from DeWalt. I want to buy a small Table Saw, but I won’t buy that 8 1/2 one. For the new 10" one they force you to also buy that stand, which I have no use for. So no, no cigar.

  18. DMNKLR on June 6, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    Late in 2020, I bought the DWE7491RS, and had to figure all of these things out by myself. Talk about frustrating! BUT… I refused to give up, and trudged through the whole ordeal. Just to be certain, though, I’m going to use this video as reference, to check everything over, because it’s entirely possible I’ve missed something. While I’m too late for the giveaway, I’m more than happy that you made this video for us, as it’s almost inexpressible how invaluable it is for us. That’s the most common theme to your videos, though, haha, they’re a cornucopia of invaluable information. Thank you!

  19. Bill Edgar on June 6, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    Adjusting my job site saw.😎

  20. vloerz on June 6, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Tamar, you are an angel. Every second in this video has high value. Thank you!

  21. Ja Nee on June 6, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Still have to choose between these 2:
    Dwe7495 , Metabo ts 254
    Descicion made : ts 254 early model .

  22. Eric Hermann on June 6, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    Never had De Walt saw but u did such a great job showing this saw iam thinking buying 1 besides that u r really awesome explaining things thank u very much

  23. Gerry Smith on June 6, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    Hi Tamar, my DWE7485 has 2 positions for the fence i.e. there are 2 of those black locating points so it allows me to make a wider cut. Plus the flip down support is way wider than the one in your video.
    Mine’s the UK version but I presume you can get it in the States.

  24. The Woodles workshop Мебельная мастерская. on June 6, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Hello Tamara!
    The other day I bought myself a DeWalt saw, model DWE 7492.
    Now I’m looking at what else needs to be done additionally in order to work comfortably …? 🙂
    Thanks for your video!
    I watch everything you do. 🙂

  25. James Murphy on June 6, 2022 at 8:59 pm

    Just adjust the newer table saw to hold a 10inch blade? Im sure its the same size motor.

  26. Micro moo on June 6, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    A bunch of neat ideas!

  27. StepBackAndThink on June 6, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    This is really just an advert for an expensive saw.

  28. Samuel Tekrenius on June 6, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    Thanks. This is a very useful video.

  29. Al Saks on June 6, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    thanks for the great tips

  30. Ross 2077 on June 6, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    A jobsite saw is a good tool for any small shop, I personally used a dewalt saw similar to yours for a few years and the only issue I had was the fence, specifically that the fence was hollow with very little internal reinforcement, it had a slightly deformed center, especially after a few years of fairly constant use. I got a replacement fence early on and the replacement fence had the same issue, so I just worked around the issue for the most part.
    If you love wooding for income or as a hobby that you do on a regular basis then id recommend saving up and switching to a hybrid table saw or full cabinet saw. A table saw upgrade makes such a huge difference as the table saw is the tool I use the most

  31. Andrew Brown on June 6, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    GREAT video, Tamar~! My brother has this saw and I shared this link with him. So much good info here. Thanks much~!!

  32. JohnFx on June 6, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    I have that saw and agree on the fence. it is really precise and sturdy.

  33. Raymond Elmore on June 6, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    I’ve been a ‘wood butcher’/carpenter for over 50 years, and,(don’t tell any body) I’ve picked up a tip or two watching this young lady. Good to see that even an old ‘duffer’ like me can still pick up a new trick or two.

  34. George Kane on June 6, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    Very good video 👍. I have a DeWalt table saw, I think it’s the same model you’re featuring. I didn’t know that the saw blade 90° and 45° calibration screws were there 🫤, Thanks for the information.

  35. Chris K on June 6, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    Liked and subbed with thanks.

  36. Dee Monjure on June 6, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    Superrrr helpful! I have the DWE7491RS (came with a rolling stand hence the “RS” at the end). I have noticed the top isn’t level on it and also the miter slots are inconsistent along the run as well. I bought a nice miter gauge and when I dialed it in it kept catching dispute readjusting. I’m going to try the sanding to help! I love my saw and it’s been working amazingly for me. I really appreciate these little tips and reassurance that it’s not just MY saw and I’m not just crazy and as inexperienced as it makes me feel. Hahah!

  37. bruce campbell on June 6, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    Very nice presentation ! My DeWalt job site saw did not have a "soft start" feature. The blade would wobble like crazy, when it was started….So, I added an electronic "soft start" switch. Better, but still not very smooth.

  38. David Thompson on June 6, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    Wow a lot of great info! Looks like I’ll be making a bench for my table saw. Grats to the winner!

  39. Brian Segall on June 6, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    Great video! I got the DWE 7485 when I was first starting out and it has served me well (any table saw is a huge upgrade over not having one!) but I find myself wanting the 7491 for the bigger blade, larger table, wider rip capacity, dado blade. Mostly for the bigger blade because with a 3/4" thick cross-cut sled, there’s barely enough blade sticking out to cut a 2×4. Unfortunately I already built my workbench around the 7485’s dimensions so if I got the 7491 I would have to spend a lot of time redoing part of the workbench.

    I picked up some good tips for getting better use out of my 7485. Thanks!

  40. Dave Johnston on June 6, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    I have the RS version and noticed that, no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get the blade square on both sides. Now I see why.

  41. Twentyone twos on June 6, 2022 at 9:22 pm

    Best review I have ever seen. Most only point out the problems, but don’t provide the solution. Thank you.

  42. Claus Fehrholz on June 6, 2022 at 9:23 pm


  43. Ja Nee on June 6, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    An extra emergency switch is pretty simple to do.
    Reroute the current to the emergency switch(extensions cord then to an Outlet next to the switch and plug in the cable of the saw. Emergency switch installed .
    Use some pianohinges to make the extensions foldable and you always have acces to the levers of the machine.

  44. Rob Payne on June 6, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    I have that same saw, functions very well.

  45. Bill Edgar on June 6, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    Adjusting my job site saw😎

  46. Eun Park on June 6, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    great video.. You always explain things simple and easy for me to understand. My next project would be building a closet organizer. I wish you would make some video about it.

  47. Marshall Loveday on June 6, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    I’ve got the DWS7491RS. I’ll be watching this……

  48. Mark Hutton on June 6, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    DeWalt comes from Germany… unlike the US the rest of us have accepted metric as the easiest way to measure things…able to count to 10? hate fractions? Metric system… everyone else is using it but the US…

  49. Tom Watson on June 6, 2022 at 9:27 pm

    sweet jesus.. there’s a stop bevel cam on my table saw!!

  50. Jeffrey Boldig on June 6, 2022 at 9:28 pm

    I assume the saw blade is attached directly to the motor shaft. How much end play are in the bearings in the motor? I had a really cheap saw like that, that had so much end play, the blade wobbled and started a cut about 1/4 wide and narrowed down to 1/8" as the wobble left after the blade started cutting. If you stopped to readjust your grip pushing the wood through the saw, the wobble would come back and widen the cut again. I assume this saw has much less blade wobble because of better bearings in the motor, but has it been eliminated?