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SawStop's Dust Collection. Dang.

In journalism school they teach you this about skepticism: “If your mother says she loves you, then you better find a way to confirm it.” And so I was a little suspicious when Glen Huey told me about the dust collection system rigged up on the SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw (PCS) that we’re testing...

A Close Look at the New SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw

Thursday was my day at AWFS 2009 to stop by SawStop and catch up with Mark Pennington, marketing director. He shared a few things about SawStop’s new Professional Cabinet Saw (PCS) and provided some insight on SawStop table saws in general. (Did you know that a single turn of a SawStop handle moves the...

SawStop Tackles Table Saw Issue #2

SawStop has done it again. First, the company developed and integrated a safety system to keep woodworkers from being maimed by a spinning saw blade. Now the group at SawStop has tackled the second most crucial safety issue of table saws , sawdust. New shroud designs under the table and above the table (the...

Steel reinforced plastic. Even with a steel backing, the insert flexes a bit at the back.

SawStop

In our February 2009 Tool Test, we review SawStop's newest offering – a contractor saw that's  priced well below the cabinet saw price, but with all the safety features SawStop has become known for.

SawStop Contractor Saw: Assembly

If there’s a tool out in the woodworking arena that garners more attention these days than SawStop, someone please bring it to my attention. I see scads of responses on most forums about these saws and when I’m out talking with fellow woodworkers, I inevitably get asked about SawStop saws. Recently, SawStop introduced a...

SawStop Unveils a Less Expensive Cabinet Saw

In a move that will surely tighten the competition in the table saw market, SawStop announced plans to introduce a less expensive version of its cabinet saw that will use the same blade-stopping technology on its industrial cabinet saw and contractor saw. The SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw is expected to cost somewhere between $2,500...