The tablesaw is the cornerstone of any workshop, and an essential machine at every stage from converting rough timber to cutting fine joints. Yet, too many woodworkers still haven’t learned just how versatile this tool really is. This indispensable handbook explains how to choose and set up the right saw for any shop, and demonstrates basic and advanced techniques for ripping, crosscutting, and cutting bevels and mitered edges. Various jigs and auxiliary miter fences are outlined as well, all designed to maximize safety and efficiency. Filled with practical information and more than 250 color photographs and illustrations, this in-depth introduction provides innovative uses for specialty blades, and great tips for controlling dust, maintaining your saw, working with imperfect lumber, and much more.