Safety Tips for Radial Arm Saws

Heavy Duty Radial Arm Saw

SAFETY IS ALWAYS A PRIORITY WHEN WORKING WITH CUTTING EQUIPMENT. When crosscutting with a radial arm saw, remember the following: 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 on the […]

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

Radial Arm Saw… Dead?  Seriously? Every so often I run across a comment on a blog 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  “They’re outdated.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 you consider it has been a […]

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.” […]