There is no reason nowadays for people not to have basic home appliances to avoid hiring costs. Since most of them are electric, it makes life much easier. Table saws are one of them. These tools are very good for doing woodwork including fixing tables at home, shelves, fences and other small projects.
There are different types of table saws broadening the choices that users would have. We have bench top saws, (which are the ones I talked about in more detail in these reviews), contractor saws, cabinet saws and hybrid saws. The following is some of our most liked models.
Top 6 Best Table Saws on the Market
So if there are a couple of fix-ups that need to be taken care of in your home this tool can help, especially if it involves do-it-yourself work dealing with wood.
Very Powerful Motor
This appliance is an affordable one that weighs 22 kilograms (53.2 pounds) and gets the job done pretty quickly. Considering it has a very powerful motor of 1850 watts, it will cut into those chunks of wood pretty fast and smoothly. It is portable and has a front and back fence lock keeping you safe. It also comes with a scale so that you can see what you are doing and get precise measurements.
Now it measures 25.8 x 26.5 x 13.9 inches, perfect for everyday use. Built-in it is a dust discharge port and its blade is a 24 tooth series 30 saw blade. This bad boy will make work so much easier for you. All you need to do is connect it to a power source and voila! It runs at 120 volts, so you do not have to worry about blowing your fuse.
24 Tooth Saw Blade
For this table saw to do the best job, the 24 tooth saw blade is a huge plus. It makes cutting so much easier, and the finished result is very smooth. So say goodbye to those annoying splinters that get stuck on you.
Most table saws do not have this much power. Well, at least not the bench saws. Since this one does, the running will be very fast and will save you lots of time by the end of your project.
- Can be easily afforded
- Great add-on accessories
- The blade could cut through tough pieces
- Has a dust port
- The voltage is just enough
- The gears are fragile
- You have to be very careful with it in general
- Would need a few fix-ups after being in use for a while
Before I even start just bear in mind that it can handle up to 25 inches of thickness. Everyone wants an appliance that will more or less do the job for you, but you can still be the one in control.
So say hello to the Bosch 4100-09 table saw. It is perfect for some of the heavy duty jobs and is portable. This is a recommended tool for construction sites or just for home use. 39.3 x 29.7 x 21.2 inches are its dimensions, you can clearly tell it is quite a handful.
Ease of Use
To use it, just plug in the power cord to a socket because it does not require you to buy batteries. The voltage on it is 120, so not too much. For stability, it comes with a stand allowing you to be in control and get the steadiness that you need considering you will be dealing with a machine that you need to be extra careful with.
For some of the best result, this bench table saw has been built so as to take care of some of the heavy work. This may include the thick and tough pieces of wood and is going to be easy to use for large wood work projects.
Everyone wants to get the best results out of anything they do. The stand that comes with this machine is there to give any maximum user support and avoid any mishaps since we’re dealing with a risky tool.
- Stable stand
- Great running time
- Cuts through up to 25 inches
- Instruction manual is a bit vague
- The saw becomes blunt pretty fast
- Would need replacements
- Alignment issues with the blade
Another recommended table saw is this one right here. It weighs 110 pounds and has an inbuilt stand for firmness and precision.
Yellow is not the only color that it comes in by the way (thank goodness). But there are more important things to consider than color when buying something that is guaranteed to last. It as well has a dust port, and we know how important that is when it comes down to using saws.
Get this. The motor is very powerful allowing this tool to handle even hardwood. It does not need you to buy batteries since the machine is electrically powered and functions at 120 volts. With its running strength, the blades will cut through wood very fast and very smoothly avoiding as many splinters as possible. So if you’re out looking for a table saw, I just saved you a lot of time going through dozens of options.
Electric & Voltage
To avoid having to constantly buy batteries, this machine is electric. It makes handling it so much easier and does not need constant attention. Once it has been plugged in, it is good to go. No one likes a blown fuse or a broken circuit. That is why this table saw has just enough voltage to avoid both of these calamities. 120 volts is perfect for home users and will not do too much damage to your electric bill.
- Smooth running
- Range of colors
- Nice dust port size
- Not too heavy
- Easy for everyday use
- Lots of assembling needed
- Not enough accessories
- Some of the extra parts don’t fit tight
- Doesn’t have side supports
This tool is a very smooth, very easy one to handle. And may I add that it has a stand that can fold all the way flat for storage purposes.
Nice Design & Durability
The motor is very impressive at 15 amps and 4800 rounds per minute. It comes with a stand to avoid annoying movements while on the job and does not require any batteries. This table saw will give you a run for your money because not only does it have a nice design, it is also durable.
Weighing in at 28.6 pounds and 26.5 x 25.8 x 17.5 inches it is lightweight and easy to move around while working. It can handle up to 24 inches of stock build up, so heavy duty jobs are no match for this table saw. As for the fence modifications, it has rails to make handling that job much easier and more accurately.
Work is going to be much simpler if you can carry around your tools and that is why the Dewalt DWE7480XA model weighs enough not to strain you. It will be easier t carry around your home or at a construction site (if you work in one).
This model has had improvements and advances compared to the older model. The fact that it has 4,800-RPM just goes to show how efficient it is and how much time you will be saving on this appliance bearing in mind that it would be working very fast.
- Lasts a long time
- Thought-out design
- Lots of good reviews
- Impressive rounds per minute speed
- Can handle heavy duty jobs
- The blade is a bit frail
- Not all the dust gets trapped in the dust port
- Miter gauge isn’t very good
- Would need you to eventually buy a blade replacement
This is another one that can take on hard jobs with no problem. Ladies and gentlemen, the Bosch GTS1031. It is a very impressive model.
It has an all steel base first of all. So no worries about the harsh working conditions may you be at a construction site or in your garage. It also has a nice handle that makes carrying and handling it so much easier and more comfortable. 64.8 pounds is the weight of this appliance. The steel base on this table saw has to be one of the best features on it. It doesn’t matter if you’re working on rough surfaces or in harsh working conditions. The steel base will avoid too many scratches and has good grip.
It is a portable appliance. One of the most important features should be the handle. The handle on this bad boys is very comfortable and is just the right size for you when you are moving around with it along with the fact that it is not that heavy.
No batteries? No problem. It is electric. The only thing you need is electricity (I couldn’t have made that any clearer). So it uses 127 volts and 1,700 watts, so it’s pretty powerful if you ask me. It cuts through hardwood fairly easily, and the blades run very fast.
- Easy to carry
- The fence feature is great
- Nice alignment
- Miter gauge is not very accurate
- Support system isn’t the best
- Color wears off fast
- You have to pay careful attention to the manual
Finally, we come to this one weighing in at 67 pounds and measuring at 28.9 x 20.9 x 13 inches may I introduce the Skil 34120-02 table saw.
It is an electric saw for anyone looking to buy one. It has great features along with a great sleek design. Its voltage is at 120 volts and thank goodness it does not need any batteries. It is very easy to handle, easy to carry and requires very little maintenance.
It can handle thick pieces of wood and has a 20-inch x 26-inch cast that enables it to adjust to longer pieces of work. So why not get this one? It is good for working at home or on a construction site. We highly recommend it. Bearing in mind, it is pretty affordable; there is nothing to lose here.
Even though the tool itself is good at what it does, the looks of it are appealing. Its design looks better than the old model and feels better too. If you as a user know that it is comfortable to hold then work will be smoother.
For a table saw, this one does not require a lot of handling. It just needs you to set it up right and get to work. It does not have a lot of extra parts to fit one which is another one of the reasons why it is low maintenance.
- Can cut through thick pieces
- Highly recommended
- Well put together
- The voltage is not too high
- Power switch can falter at times
- Does not have enough accessories
- May need replacements soon
- Needs lots of support
Hopefully this guide will help you make an educated choice. By now, we hope the different features of table saws makes complete sense. Go ahead and shop for one that will serve you best without hurting your pockets too much. Enjoy!