Safety Tips for Radial Arm Saws

Safety Tips for Radial Arm Saws

SAFETY TIPS ARE ALWAYS A PRIORITY WHEN WORKING WITH CUTTING EQUIPMENT. When crosscutting with a Radial Arm Saw, follow the safety tips: Hold wood against the fence with left hand – pull saw with the right hand. Do not use the “anti-kick-back” as a handle to pull the saw through the wood.  Use the handle […]

Test Cutting Metals, IWF Connect & Dave

22.5" Super Duty Radial Arm Saw with an aluminum extruded table.

Test Cuts with Metal Cutters Did you know that we make test cuts at our location? Customers send material samples to Original Saw Company. Next, we use our in-house Radial Arm Saw to make cuts on the sample material. Our technician records a video during the cutting process. After that, we send the video to […]

Radial Arm Saws: Using The Tool That Won’t Die

Radial Arm Saw shown in woodworker's shop

Radial Arm Saw… Dead?  Seriously? Occasionally I run across a blog comment or an article that declares the death of the radial arm saw. “They’re outdated. They’re too dangerous. They take up too much space.” How can you pronounce the radial arm saw dead when it is considered a trusted tool in the shop throughout […]

Glossary and Terms

Original Saw Glossary and Terms Part 1 There are many terms tossed around the office and plant at Original Saw.  As a woman in manufacturing, I had the distinct “advantage” of knowing nothing about machinery in general.  Lots of times I will say to my fellow male co-workers, “Yeah.  I don’t know what that means.” […]

Packing Up for IWF Atlanta

Packing up a Crosscut Power Saw by Chris and Dave. They wrapped the saw in stretch film. The saw is on a skid so it can be shipped to Atlanta for IWF.

Packing up for IWF, the premiere woodworking show in the wood industry. Do you know when you go on a trip and make that critical list of things to take? Nobody wants to forget all the essential things you need to take to make your trip successful. Usually, your list looks something like this: Toothbrush […]

Meet the Original Saw Team

Meet the Original Saw Company team

Original Saw Company is a family-owned business that prides itself on the standards and principles important to our family-          integrity, trustworthiness, and honesty. Allen Eden President of Original Saw Company Allen’s father, Robert, purchased the rights to Original Saw Company in 1990. This acquisition was also when Allen’s career began with […]