Because all carpenters and wood workers use table saws in their day to day carpentry, one of the best investment they should do is getting one. While working with wood, different types of saws are used for different activities. Before purchasing a table saw, you should first understand each and every category of saws available in the market. One of the categories of table saws is portable table saw which is also known as job-site table saw. As the name suggests, portable table saws are basically made in such a way that transporting them around is easy. They can be used the same way as some heavier table saws but on a lower level. Carpenters and craftsmen can benefit from working using them. As it is the case with saws in other groups, job-site table saws have a large induction motor. Progress has been made on portable table saws in the recent past which has made them better and more desired by wood workers.
Another category of table saws that is used by wood workers is the contractor table saws. They were initially meant to be light enough in such a way that they can be carried from one place to another. They can be used to make carpentry tasks which are not so complicated such as simple cabinets. They are made using a high quality saw blades. The way the blades are made, they can be used to cut different types of cuts. So as to be beneficial to the saw and also allow the saw to complete some complicated carpentry projects, you should use the blades for the cuts they are suited for.
Cabinet table saws are grouped in another category of table saws. They are totally enclosed in the platform which is in form of a cabinet and by such they are named. They are given a name due to the fact that they are totally enclosed in the platform which is in form of a cabinet. They are made in such a way that they match the capability and durability of carpenters who are experienced. Arbor assemblies, stronger trunnions, gearing, cast iron and steel is what they are made of. They are the best for sawing through thick hard wood easily any time. Very little wearing vibrations across the saws positioning and setting happens on the cabinet table saws. Due to their weight which is above six hundred pounds, they are meant to be used at one working station hence they are not portable.
Another category of table saws are the hybrid table saws which are in the class between cost-efficient contractor saws and high-end cabinet saws. A more cabinet style foundation comprises some of them while the others have small enclosed base and legs.