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#1 posted 02-03-2018 09:14 PM

Pick a project, buy what you need to build it. Keeps you from buying things that you ll never use. It s very easy to get lured into buying tools that you might use once or never. If you want to build furniture, buy a contractor, hybrid, or cabinet saw. Those benchtop models are for guys to throw in the back of the truck and cut 2×4s. The most important part of a tablesaw is the fence and those benchtops have crappy – mediocre fences that are very difficult to upgrade.

- Rick_M

+1 Yes! Great advice. The man knows of what he speaks.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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