Are radial-arm saws obsolete?


Are radial-arm saws obsolete?

Ellis Walentine: In my mind, radial arm saws are not at all obsolete. Although sliding compound miter saws do an excellent job of finish-crosscutting boards up to 12″ wide, nothing beats a radial arm saw for crosscutting wider stock and rough boards.

Can I add a laser to my Dewalt miter saw?

From the Manufacturer. Not all miter saw lasers are created equal. The DW7187 Adjustable Miter Saw Laser System was designed for the professional miter saw user and will only fit the DEWALT DW715 (Only Type I and Type II compatible), DW716 (Type 1-4) or DW718 (all types) 12” Miter Saws.

Which Dewalt miter saw has a laser?

Use the DEWALT DW7187 Heavy Duty Adjustable Miter Saw Laser System for bright and accurate laser lines on either the left or right side of your DW715 (Only Type I and Type II compatible), DW716 (Type 1-4) or DW718 (all types) 12 miter saw blade.

Is laser cutting business profitable?

Laser engraving is a profitable way to start a business in a growing industry that takes only a small investment. Laser systems are so easy to use that you’ll be able to start using one in no time, and they are so affordable, they usually pay for themselves in a short amount of time!

What is a radial arm saw used for?

From cross-cutting to making furniture to the wood frame; the heavy-duty tool can do it all. Unlike table saws, a radial arm saw has exposed blades that move across the surface as the blade cuts through the wood. The versatility, functionality, and usefulness of such power tools are unmatchable.

How big is the arbor shaft on a radial arm saw?

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What is a laser guide on a table saw?

The laser guide provides a brighter, more accurate line on the left of the saw blade kerf and improves safety by showing you where the blade will cut. The centrifugal switch activates the laser automatically. Notes: If your saw has a 5/8-Inch threaded arbor shaft and uses a nut to secure the blade, this laser guide should fit.

What size Miter Saw do I need for laser cutting?

Warning: Read and follow all instructions that came with your saw. Never look directly into the laser beam. Do not use if the laser guide does not secure the blade properly. – Fits most 7-1/4”, 8”, 8-1/4”, 10”, and 12” miter, sliding miter, chop, and portable saws