SawStop

SawStop Safety System Saga Steams Forward

Blade-braking technology is a vital part of the table saws from SawStop , the ability to stop a spinning blade in 1/100 of a second is what put the company on the map. SawStop table saws are the only woodworking machines with this technology. Is that about to change? Below is...

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)...

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...

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...

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 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...