Table Saw Basics – How Close Is TOO Close?




The safest way to use a table saw is to not use a table saw. Same goes for everything you do in life – everything has risk involved. So in order to function (and keep functioning injury free) you need to recognize and manage the amount of risk that goes with an activity.
Whether that’s crossing the street, hiking in the forest, riding a skateboard, driving a car or operating a tool in your shop. You need to determine how important the activity is and decide if it’s worth the additional risk.
Risk management is not about reckless behavior or a disregard for safety. If safety is your number one priority, stay safe inside and do nothing.
Doing everything in the safest possible way can hamper efficiency. Setting up a feather board for every single rip cut can add a considerable amount of time to a project. If you can spare that time and a higher level of safety is your priority, then use that feather board. Likewise for using a push stick for every cut.
But if you have the confidence (based on experience) that you can get the cuts done without a feather board or push stick, you can save a lot of time. And that’s important if you need to get the work done quickly.
At the end of the day, it’s up to YOU to decide how much risk you can tolerate, and it’s your responsibility if something bad happens.
If you decide to walk down the driveway to fetch the newspaper in your bare feet and walk on a piece of glass, you are to blame for not putting on a pair of shoes. If you dash across a busy street and trip and crack your head open on the opposite side, that’s on you. Saying that you watched someone successfully run across a busy street in a movie doesn’t absolve you of the blame for your own injury.

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