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  1. James Larson on January 27, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    Just shows how different a point of view can be. All my materials came out of the backyard. Cannot live without Jointer OR Planer (I’m not flattening roughcut with a stanley #31… again). You can accomplish all tablesaw tasks with handhelds… Bandsaw is purely a nice to have thing, last on my list. Mitersaw with or without precision jig silliness is my number 3 buy.

  2. chevy vega on January 27, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    the rip out happens when one uses a straight blade. For anyone looking into a jointer or planer, spend the extra $$ and get a SPIRAL CUTTER HEAD.

  3. Matthew Grant on January 27, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    You should never wear your hat like that again… just saying

  4. Sapele Steve on January 27, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    Great video Jon! I totally agree with your suggestions. However, the way you demonstrated how you cut your finger, probably would have happened anyway using a Saw Stop because that was more of a "kick back" type accident. The use of raving knives, push sticks/hold downs and finger boards, goes a long way in preventing serious injuries. Anyway, keep up the great work……………. πŸ™‚

  5. Harold O'Brien on January 27, 2022 at 9:46 pm

    In your opinion can you get away with a track saw vs a table saw? How does the table saw differentiate it self, .. quality of cut? I agree about the Saw Stop but keep in mind that saw is twice as expensive. When I bought my first contractor saw a couple of years ago and bought the Bosch for around $600, .. the Saw Stop was over $1.200. Since I already have but one arm you can bet I thought long and hard but still went with the Bosch.

  6. Akicita on January 27, 2022 at 9:47 pm

    4:25 – "Buy a Saw Stop" – I can’t agree with you there – Saw Stop is a "Patent Troll" company that does not have the best interest of the woodworker or consumer in their heart. If they did they would be like Volvo who revolutionized the safety of auto industry and consumer by opening their patent for the 3 point seat belt. Volvo did not charge or seek out litigation for any automaker that used it thereby saving millions of lives and reducing risk of injury or death by 50 percent in the event of a collision. I’m all for free market and profit but I don’t care for sanctimonious praise for the greedy.

  7. Martin Mosman on January 27, 2022 at 9:48 pm

    Good video Jon. I’d wondered what type of tablesaw you used – 50" fence?! Damn – plenty of room to work with.

  8. Chris Jones on January 27, 2022 at 9:48 pm

    Nice to see fellow Vermonters. I have in the last year, built up my new shop to do woodworking. But I don’t have a customer base. Any ideas to get my work out there? I’m in bennington, so its a few gours drive to get to the Burlington area.

  9. Gerald Roth on January 27, 2022 at 9:49 pm

    Jon good video, and I like your shop. Looks cluttered and dirty just like mine. Keep up the good work.

  10. Clyde Hunt on January 27, 2022 at 9:50 pm

    Great video Jon, what kind is paint do you normally use for furniture? Latex enamel?

  11. Ayman Sweiti on January 27, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    Very nice, fully equipped shop. Thanks Jon.

  12. Tims howtomake on January 27, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    Hi Jon, very nice Top5 and I totally agree to this list, my first woodworking tool was a wooden hammer and a Chisel

  13. StuffUCanMake on January 27, 2022 at 9:52 pm

    This is excellent! I subscribe!

  14. West on January 27, 2022 at 9:52 pm

    I don’t like the yellow tape that much for verticle surfaces. It falls off a few minutes after I stick it.

  15. Kelsey Jones on January 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm

    Do you do much work that isn’t documented on YouTube? Frames, artwork, etc?

  16. Billy on January 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm

    The table saw is the most dangerous stationary tool in the shop. That is why one should always purchase the best they can afford. My first table saw cost $150 new and it tried to kill me every time I used it. The fence would never stay parallel with the blade and it had no riving knife. Damn thing was scary to use. The feelings of wood binding and kick backs haunt me to this day. 2 decades later I still won’t rip thin strips between the fence and the blade even with my good saw. I still have that little Protech stuffed in the corner if anyone wants to buy it, lol

  17. I Enjoy Creating Videos on January 27, 2022 at 9:53 pm

    Good video Jon! Thanks for sharing it with us.πŸ‘πŸ˜ŽJP

  18. ASLMaverick on January 27, 2022 at 9:55 pm

    Darn, would’ve like to see what you had to say, I’m deaf and would be helpful if you can turn on the Closed Captions please if you can?

  19. Michael R on January 27, 2022 at 9:56 pm

    I like your channel Jon , but wearing your hat backwards was not a good idea.

  20. Braulio Perez on January 27, 2022 at 10:00 pm

    Fine video Jon. I do enjoy your frame making videos and of course the art work you make.

  21. Thetruth156 Real on January 27, 2022 at 10:02 pm

    I’m always weary of people who wear baseball caps, and backwards, well alarm bells start ringing.πŸ˜‰

  22. Mads AndrΓ© TansΓΈ on January 27, 2022 at 10:03 pm

    I’d probably slip in a dust collector on the list of nescessary tools around the same time I was introducing either a table saw, jointer, router or sander to a new shop. For starters a cheap 2hp unit wont break the bank and your lungs would thank you for it.

  23. Bob Nicholas on January 27, 2022 at 10:03 pm

    How about compressor and nail gun?Β  I hate nailing finish nails.Β  I understand the drum sander.Β  I built your fancy frame and got $550 for it and my painting. I attribute a lot of it to the frame thanks for your help.

  24. Whatever on January 27, 2022 at 10:06 pm

    After you Showed to mitre saws that was it for me.. Table saw.. Band Saw..Sliding mitre saw ..drill press..


  25. Charles McBride on January 27, 2022 at 10:06 pm

    Personally I think the router table is the most dangerous. Granted the table saw is used more so you have more chances to get hurt. I’ve been woodworking for about 10 years now and router table is the only tool I’ve cut myself… Twice.

  26. uKNOWuLIKE that on January 27, 2022 at 10:11 pm

    wow Jon you made peeling tape look sexy, would love to have a bandsaw like yours.

  27. Jim Dollens on January 27, 2022 at 10:12 pm

    I have had a few Table saws in my lifetime, and this Delta Contractor’s that I got a few years back is the first one with a riving knife, and I do believe it to be a very good safety device for the most part. I also suggest you look deep into the Saw Stop, I didn’t purchase one because I cut a lot of wet wood, and the risk of $100 per cut on the module would be pretty expensive around here.

  28. Small Workshop Guy on January 27, 2022 at 10:15 pm

    Jon, it appears you do not have any Amazon Associates links – I like to support you guys (and ladies) who provide us with such great content by buying things from Amazon using your links (many of the things I buy are not workshop related, but my understanding is that if I use a link, then the content creator stills gets paid. So, your status with Amazon? If not Amazon, then where can we buy tools and give you credit?

  29. D Scott on January 27, 2022 at 10:17 pm

    Great video! I would say a good track saw can replace a table saw.

  30. Eric Sorensen on January 27, 2022 at 10:18 pm

    The riving knife is only helpful if it is the same thickness as the blade or thinner. When the table saw comes from the factory, the blade is usually the same thickness as the riving knife. As soon as you change it out for a blade that is thinner than the riving knife (as many people do) , you might find your boards will start binding on the riving knife or worse, they might (ironically) kick back. Hence why many woodworkers end up removing it altogether.

  31. Steve Collins on January 27, 2022 at 10:19 pm

    I started making and using those sacrificial miter saw fences years ago after seeing it on one of your videos, Jon. Actually the ones I make are dedicated to the most common angles, and taken on a off when needed. I have a basement with open ceiling so I have plenty of room for hanging such things.

  32. David Turnbull on January 27, 2022 at 10:20 pm

    Thanks Jon

  33. 1806StoneHouse on January 27, 2022 at 10:21 pm

    Man… I need a shop.

  34. Billy on January 27, 2022 at 10:21 pm

    Getting started woodworking, definitely get a bandsaw. It’s safer than a table saw, it’s fun to use, and it builds confidence. It’s the bicep curl of woodworking. It’s easy to do, you get visible results a lot faster which in turn motivates you to do more. For me, starting out, having the ability to take a scrap piece of 2×6 and turn it into a toy gun for the kids, cool boxes, or really just about anything you can imagine, got me wanting to do more. Seems like most everything is square these days. Bring some curves and shape into your life. And, of course, mount a router upside down into a table top to finish it all off. People will be like "wow, you made that?"

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  36. John Thompson on January 27, 2022 at 10:21 pm

    I agree with you on the table saw if you are talking percentage of use. But I think the router is the tool you need to respect most. Handheld or table.Been wood working for 50+ yrs and never cut myself on a table saw,but had two off the router

  37. Ryan S on January 27, 2022 at 10:23 pm

    Great points as usual! As a fairly new WW I watch you a lot and find your work inspirational. Thanks for always bringing it for people at all levels!

  38. kb coolman on January 27, 2022 at 10:24 pm

    I have a hobby shop in my garage, and I keep everything mobile so it can be quickly moved around. All of my benches/carts are custom to my specific needs, but a little ingenuity can make a small space productive.

    My tablesaw is a Dewalt jobsite. It’s now built into a workbench with a router lift with integrated dust collection plenum for both tools. I also have a custom fence (John Heisz inspired), which greatly expands the use. I can do cuts over 36", which will suffice for everything I need to do. Additionally, I can lower the blade on the tablesaw and router, and I’ve got some additional workbench space.

    I have another mobile cart with a small tabletop 6" jointer (Pointer Cable from Lowes), with a Ridgid 13" planer underneath all tied back to a common dust collection plenum. The jointer is small, but I can do longer pieces with some patience. I’ve built a planer sled for flattening wider pieces, when necessary.

    I also have a pine Roubo style workbench with a drop-caster system, which is in my opinion, the first thing a hobby shop guy should build once they have a couple of other tools. The versatility is unmatched for my needs. I can do all my hand tool, clamping, glue-ups, etc in comfort.

  39. Yellowdog Welding, William on January 27, 2022 at 10:26 pm

    I’m glad you included the tape removal at the end! It’s kind of like the first application of a finish that makes the gain pop! ATB, Bill

  40. hamdy zaky on January 27, 2022 at 10:28 pm

    Hello jon πŸ™‚ mentioning the table saw most dangerous tool at shop , i saw those results here on some who working on wood servicing shops here πŸ™ almost all of them losing a finger or 2 including my good buddy there , in one case i saw someone with only 2 fingers per hand πŸ™ at this moment was the decision of no table saw ever .

  41. Mike Seymour on January 27, 2022 at 10:28 pm

    I’d like to see you getting a table saw from saw stop Jon you deserve there product placement I remember you saying that you wanted to get a new table saw a year or more ago. Set up something for viewers to raise funds for a new saw I’ll support you. If you bought a used saw 20 years ago time for an upgrade I think. I hope other long term fans of the channel will agree I’ve learnt so much from you for free. If 1% of your subribers donated a dollar we could get you a new saw for your amazing channel. Come on saw stop sort Jon out

  42. donayre21 on January 27, 2022 at 10:28 pm

    He about to drop that mix tape

  43. Mike Neuhaus on January 27, 2022 at 10:32 pm

    Another great video Jon, I love to hear your opinions, even if on occasion ( very seldom ) I don’t share that opinion, I still respect yours. An older wood worker told me to buy my last tool first even if I had to wait and save for it. That has proven to be the most valuable advice I’ve been given yet.

  44. Fred McIntyre on January 27, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    Thanks for sharing Jon! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŠπŸ»

  45. Dirtnap on January 27, 2022 at 10:37 pm

    Maybe a top 5 video for learner projects? Some simple builds that feature the basic competencies of woodworking?

  46. LincolnHawk on January 27, 2022 at 10:39 pm

    Long time viewer. Wish you the best for the new year sir!

  47. Raj Dann on January 27, 2022 at 10:40 pm

    Hey great info for the beginner woodworker….i think everyone own a table saw has gotten cut at some point….

  48. Matt McCann on January 27, 2022 at 10:40 pm

    Always enjoy! If you think about it, there is a good case to be made for the bandsaw over the table saw.

  49. Logan Patterson on January 27, 2022 at 10:40 pm

    I don’t think a table saw belonged in the first list, it was a good list

  50. John Fithian-Franks on January 27, 2022 at 10:40 pm

    Thanks Jon, I know you had to mention about the dangers of table saws but now I have goosebumps all over with just thinking about it. I am lucky enough not to have been injured on the table saw but I have not escaped totally as I had a serious injury using the lathe that required a trip to the A&E department. I agree that the table saw is the most dangerous machine you can get and before I use mine I think of my friend how lost 3 fingers in a stupid mistake that he could have avoided.